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How will I teach Economics

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How will I teach Economics?
8/12-8/21: Fundamental concepts of Economics
Student evidence should show that they can:
 Identify the factors of production and why they are necessary for the production of goods and services.
Ideas:
Students start a business
What do you want to create?
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Analyze production possibilities curves to explain choice, scarcity, and opportunity costs.
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Compare how the various economic systems (traditional, market, command, mixed) answer
the questions: (1) What to produce? (2) How to produce?; and (3) For whom to produce?
How will I teach these Seniors?
 Spiral NB in class –for brainstorming - keep under desk – 2 a week =1 grade. - Look at
every Friday – if they don’t have – a missing - after 3 days from day we completed gets
a zero - Write on board brainstorm word of day. Look at every Friday. You can turn in
after 3 days for a 50%
 Homework – done on paper – Every Monday due Tuesday – usually regarding word of
day. Half off for late.
 Quizzes - At least 2 per small unit and then a test. First Unit is Fundamental Concepts of
Economics
 Tests – every unit -3 a quarter
 1 project
Monday: What is my understanding of concept? (video, graphs, explanations)
Have students brainstorm every Monday –keep in spiral NB in class – color pencil.
Title it “My Brainstorm book
Tuesday: How will I enrich my learning? Students come up with ways to learn it better and research
to find answers to challenging questions
Wednesday/Thursday: How will apply my learning? Students will create something
Friday: How am I assessed? (Test)
Resources:
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Use Khan Academy – add students
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Federal Reserve Bank: Circular flow Bank / Nonfiction articles
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