Short video on What is Economics?
|Subject Area||Advanced U.S. History/Career Planning|
|Week #||August 28-31 2017|
|Unit of Instruction||Exploring Social Studies|
SS.8.E.1.1- Examine motivating economic factors that influenced the development of the United States economy over time, including scarcity, supply and demand, opportunity cost, incentives, profits, and entrepreneurial aspects.
SS.8.E.2.2- Explain the economic impact of government policies
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will come into class and be introduced to an economic problem- Scarce chairs! Students will have to come up with some possible solutions and that will lead us into our classroom discussion, of economics.
Students will complete pages 16-17 in their workbooks
Students will then work together in groups to create a business plan. They will take on the roles of entrepreneurs and invent an item that would be beneficial to our school or student body. Students need to create a detailed plan of the cost of the item, how much profit they will make on each item. They should also consider the demand for the item they will sell at our school. They will present their items on Wednesday 8/30/17
We will also have a short quiz on vocabulary terms and primary and secondary sources this Wednesday.
Vocabulary Terms to Remember:
2) Economic Business plan
ALL IEP and ESOL accommodations will be provided daily.
When a student is absent, it is their responsibility to check the absent files in class and copy notes from a peer. Students will have the number of days absent to complete missing work. If you need any assignments emailed, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or on remind use the class code: IH8US to get updates.