TODAY’S TOPIC – Introduction to the Supply Curve
TEACHING OBJECTIVE – Students will understand how the Law of Supply works in real life through activities, video clip analysis, and brief notes.
TEACHING AGENDA –
Step 1 – Students will begin with a few brief notes on what the Law of Supply is.
Step 2 – Paper Cup Activity with a single student to show how a worker will produce more when he or she receives more money for each cup they make.
Step 3 – Now that we have looked at the Law of Supply in general lets go back into the notes for a bit more information.
Step 4 – Push- Up Activity – Students will be paid an ever increasing amount of extra credit for more and more push ups to show how the Law of Supply works (reinforcement activity)
Step 5 – Students will dive back into some more notes.
Step 6 – Paper Cup Activity – Now a student will be added to each round of the game to show the increasing, decreasing, and diminishing returns of workers.
HOMEWORK – Review material for a quiz tomorrow.
TODAY’S TOPIC – Russian Prisons vs U.S. Prisons
TEACHING OBJECTIVE – Students will analyze the difference between the Russian Prison system and the U.S. Prison System.
TEACHING AGENDA –
Step 1 – Students will decide what type of graphic organizer should be used for this activity.
Step 2 – Students will set up their graphic organizer
Step 3 – Students will be looking at a video created by National Geographic about Russia’s Toughest Prison: Black Dolphin (Maximum Security Prison)
Step 4 – Students will check to make sure they got the correct notes so far on things unique to the Russian Prison system.
Step 5 – Students will now see a short video clip on San Quentin Maximum Security facility in the U.S.
Step 6 – Students will compare and contrast what is unique and the same about both facilities.
HOMEWORK – Think about the differences you have seen between the two prison systems.