Externalities Lecture, Intro to Externalities Project

ECON: C-Day, Mon, 11/10
Agenda:

  1. Merit/demerit good show and tell
  2. Externalities lecture – 4 graphs
  3. Intro to externalities project
  4. Select groups

Homework due next class: None.
Homework due 11/17-11/18: Read and take notes on Chapter 13 (10 pts.)
Homework due 11/20-11/21: Externalities Project (100 pts.)

Western Europe in the Middle Ages

HIST: B-Day, Fri., 11/7-Mon, 11/10
Agenda:

  1. Review homework
  2. Video clip: Medieval Europe
  3. Discussion: Themes in the video from the reading?

Homework due next class (Wed., 11/12): Read your assigned section in Chapter 13 of World History. On a sheet of notebook paper, respond to questions 2-8 at the end of your section and explain one important event or concept not addressed in the questions. If you were absent, complete the assignment for section 2, 3 or 4 (your choice) from Chapter 13.

Commentary Submission, Intro to Externalities

ECON: A/B-Day, Thu., 11/6-Fri., 11/7
Agenda:

  1. Read each other’s commentaries
  2. Positive feedback and observations
  3. Turn in commentaries
  4. Introduction to market failure and externalities

Homework due next class (Mon., 11/10): Bring a merit or demerit good to class (which causes positive or negative externalities). Bring a written description in your own words explaining how the product benefits or harms third parties who didn’t produce, sell, buy or use the good.

Islamic Civ./Byzantine Quiz, Intro to Middle Ages

HIST: A-Day, Thu., 11/6
Agenda:

  1. Quiz on the Byzantine Empire and Islamic Civilization
  2. Correct quiz in class
  3. Introduction to the Middle Ages
  4. Work on reading assignment

Homework due next class (Fri., 11/7-Mon., 11/10): Read pp. 352-357. On a sheet of notebook paper, respond to questions 2-8 at the end of your section and explain one important event or concept not addressed in the questions.

Commentary Submission Guidelines

ECON: C-Day, Wed., 11/5
Agenda:

  1. Turnitin.com directions
  2. Work time on commentaries
  3. commentary cover sheet
  4. Review of commentary checklist

Homework due next class (Thu., 11/6-Fri., 11/7): Current events commentary #1 (200 pts.)

I forgot to mention to section 12 that those taking the IB test need to bring two (2) paper copies of the commentary.  I need one copy to grade and a clean copy to send to IB if they request it. All other students should bring one paper copy, in addition to submitting the paper to Turnitin.com.

Contributions of Muslim Culture

HIST: B/C-Day, Tue., 11/4-Wed., 11/5
Agenda:

  1. Discuss homework on Muslim Culture
  2. Tour stations around room
  3. Discussion: Which contributions impact us today?

Homework due next class (Thu., 11/6): Study for test on the Byzantine Empire and Islamic Civilization (20 points). Materials on the expansion of Islam are now available here. (This helps you complete the notes sheets I gave out last week.)

Ballot Analysis

HIST: A-Day, Mon., 11/3
Agenda:

  1. Ballot analysis activity

Relevant links:
Oregon Voter’s Guide

Measure 20-222 Info Sheet

Homework due next class (Tue., 11/4-Wed., 11/5): None.

Ballot Analysis/Commentary Counseling

ECON: A/B-Day, Mon., 11/3-Tue., 11/4 (Election Day)
Agenda:

  1. Ballot analysis activity
  2. Individualized commentary advice from Mr. Y.

Relevant links:
Oregon Voter’s Guide

Measure 20-222 Info Sheet

Homework due next class (Wed., 11/5): None. Work on current events commentary #1, due Nov. 6/7 (200 pts.)

Elasticity Wrap-Up

ECON: C-Day, Fri., 10/31
Agenda:

  1. PES lecture
  2. Elasticity song
  3. Present elasticity posters
  4. Elasticity yoga
  5. Sample paper analysis

Homework due next class (Mon., 11/3-Tue., 11/4): None. Work on current events commentary #1, due Nov. 6/7 (200 pts.)

Islamic Civilization Debates, Cont’d

HIST: B/C-Day, Thu., 10/30-Fri., 10/31

  1. Debrief homework
  2. Poster presentations/debates
  3. Debrief debates
  4. Video clips on Muslim culture

Homework due next class (Mon., 11/3): None.