Daily Teaching Summary (4-30-2014)

Economics We headerPERIOD 1 –

Economics

TODAY’S TOPIC –

Business Organizations

TEACHING OBJECTIVE –

Students will understand the fundamental aspects of corporation and the pros and cons to getting invested in a franchise through viewing a presentation, activity, and writing.

TEACHING AGENDA –

Step 1 – Review of the different business models.

Step 2 – Practice activity

Step 3 – Comprehension quiz

Step 4 – Review for midterm

Step 5 – Time for teams to work on the Non-price competition projects.

HOMEWORK –

Review today’s material for a quiz tomorrow

Continue working on the Non-price competition project. REMEMBER it is due Monday May 5, 2014

STUDENT RESOURCES – 

Notes – Business Organizations

Criminal Behavior HeaderPERIOD 2,3 –

Criminal Behavior

TODAY’S TOPIC –

The Cost of Living and the Poverty Issue

TEACHING OBJECTIVE –

Students will understand through activity that 40% of crime in our country could be prevented by lowering the dropout rate. Students will see that the dropout issue affects them even if they are on track to lead a good life.

TEACHING AGENDA –

Step 1 – Looking at the cost of living

Step 2 – Use the game links to look at the odds of living the life we want.

Step 3 – How the poverty issue goes far back in time and how it affects everyday people who don’t believe it has anything to do with them.

HOMEWORK –

Homework – (4-30-2014)

STUDENT RESOURCES –

Online Game – Cost of Living (Simple design)

Online Game – Get a Life (Spin the Wheel Design)

Online Game – Spent – Cost of Living Reality Check (Nicer looking design)

Video – Poor Us: Animated History 

Website – The Living Wage Calculator

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