Daily Teaching Summary (3-31-2014)

Economics We headerPERIOD 1 – Economics

TODAY’S TOPIC – Economic Systems

TEACHING OBJECTIVE – Students will continue to exam the differences between the various economic systems. Today we will be paying specific attention to the pros and cons of the free market system.

C.C.S.S. STANDARDS ADDRESSED – T.B.A. – To Be Announced

LIFE CONNECTION – T.B.A. – To Be Announced

TEACHING AGENDA –

Student’s were quizzed on the four different types of economic systems. We then reviewed concepts discussed last week. Following this we discussed the term “specialization” and its pros and  cons. Students were introduced to some of the con sides of a free market or mixed market economy with video clips from the film “Food Inc”.

HOMEWORK – Review the material today for a quiz tomorrow morning.

STUDENT RESOURCES –

Chapter 2 – Economic Systems Presentation

STUDENT OF THE DAY – T.B.A. – To Be Announced

STUDENT WORK EVIDENCE –

Economics Quiz Results (3-31-2014)

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PERIOD 2,3 – Criminal Behavior

TODAY’S TOPIC – The Mafia

TEACHING OBJECTIVE – Students will understand the basic difference between crime and organized crime.

C.C.S.S. STANDARDS ADDRESSED – T.B.A. – To Be Announced

LIFE CONNECTION – T.B.A. – To Be Announced

TEACHING AGENDA –

Today student’s continued on with the activity that we began on Friday. Students formed groups and then the groups each sent their leader to try and negotiate with the others for what group would control which piece of Stockton. The leaders quickly discovered that there would be a lot of competition and that the only way for them to survive is to work together.

HOMEWORK – Review the material from today.

STUDENT RESOURCES –

Activity Directions – Introduction to the Mafia

YouTube Video – The Untouchables (1987) – Capone asked about becoming Chicago’s new mayor

YouTube Video – The Untouchables (1987) – Capone learns shipments are being seized

YouTube Video –The Untouchables (1987) – Capone’s speech on baseball and teamwork

STUDENT OF THE DAY – T.B.A. – To Be Announced

STUDENT WORK EVIDENCE – T.B.A. – To Be Announced

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