Monuments to Constantinople, Cont’d

HIST: B/C-Day, Wed., 10/22-Thu., 10/23
Agenda:

  1. Germany/Poland trip info: kitsch_j@4j.lane.edu
  2. Turnitin.com instructions & class ID’s:
  • Section 1 (AM): 8936994
  • Section 4 (PM): 8936998
  • Section 5 (PM): 8937002
  • Password for all sections: “alexander”
  1. Perform/explain monuments
  2. Class discussion
  3. Review test results

Homework due next class (Thu., 10/24): Read pp. 263-268 in World History and complete the questions on the rise of Islam.

PED and Total Revenue

ECON: A/B-Day, Tue., 10/21-Wed., 10/22
Agenda:

  1. Announcements:
    -Study abroad fair
    -Germany/Poland trip
    -Political volunteering
  2. Collect supermarket prices
  3. Complete & review PED and total revenue worksheet
  4. Practice on workpoints 5.1 and 5.2
  5. Time allowing: Debrief 5.1 and 5.2, start on Netflix and Nintendo problems

Homework due Thu., 10/23: Complete Workpoints 5.1 & 5.2.

Monuments to Life in Constantinople

HIST: A-Day, Tue., 10/21
Agenda:

  1. Strategic geography of Constantinople
  2. Debrief homework
  3. Read/discuss information on daily life in Constantinople
  4. Devise monuments
  5. Perform/explain monuments

Homework due next class (Wed., 10/22-Thu., 10-23): None.

Intro to PED and Practice

ECON: C-Day, Mon., 10/20
Agenda:

  1. Review homework with partner
  2. Distribute elasticities study guide
  3. Lecture: Price elasticity of demand
  4. PED practice problems

Check out the Khan Academy page on elasticity for additional help with the concepts.

Homework due next class (Tue., 10/21-Wed., 10/22): Go the supermarket and record the prices of the five products you selected in your groups (10 pts., not optional)

Homework due Thu., 10/23: Find and print out a third article related to the supply and/or demand of a specific product or service (10 pts., not optional). Use a recognized news source, not a personal blog or web site. (Blog from a recognized news organization is okay.)

Supply and Demand Test

ECON: C-Day, Tue., 10/14
Agenda:

  1. Written test on supply and demand (and PPC)

Homework due next class (Thu., 10/16-Fri., 10/17): Find and print out a second article related to the supply and/or demand of a specific product or service (10 pts., not optional). No articles on oil or gasoline. Use a recognized news source, not a personal blog or web site. (Blog from a recognized news organization is okay.) You may use my links to sources for current events commentaries to get you started.

First Current Events Commentary due Thu., Nov. 6-Fri., Nov. 7

Emperor Constantine

HIST: B/C-Day, Mon., 10/13-Tue., 10/14
Agenda:

  1. Review of Persuasive Essay Requirements
  2. Video on Emperor Constantine

Homework due next class (Thu., 10/16): Ancient civilizations persuasive essay (100 pts.) Here is the link to the Ancient History Sourcebook Mr. Yamada introduced in class.

Opium War Background

HIST: B-Day, Thu., 5/29/14
Agenda:

  1. Brief lecture: Background to modern China
  2. Video: A Gentleman’s Trade (c. 8 min.)
  3. Discussion of opium trade
  4. Introduction to trial activity

Homework due next class (Mon., 6/2): Read handout on the first Opium War. On a T-chart, write out the main grievances of each side in complete sentences. Write 3-5 sentences discussing whether the Treaty of Nanjing was fair. Use specific provisions of the treaty as examples. (10 pts.)

Corporate Responsibility Web Project, Cont’d

ECON: A/B-Day, Wed., 5/28/14-Thu., 5/29/14
Agenda:

  1. Continue research
  2. Design page

Homework due next class: None. Web page due Mon., 6/2 at beginning of class. (100 pts.)

Dynastic China Essay Test

HIST: A-Day, Wed., 5/28/14
Agenda:

  1. Take test (200 pts.)

Homework due next class (Thu., 5/29): None.

Corporate Responsibility Web Project, Cont’d

ECON: C-Day, Tue., 5/27/14
Agenda:

  1. Review of Final Blueprint requirements
  2. Continue research
  3. Design page

Homework due next class: None. Web page due Mon., 6/2 at beginning of class. (100 pts.)