HONORS AMER HIST: THE FOUNDING PRINCIPLES - CIVICS AND ECON

Through the study of Honors American History: The Founding Principles - Civics and Economics, students will acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to become responsible and effective citizens in an interdependent world. The course covers material in greater complexity, novelty, acceleration and/or pacing, and reflects a defensible differentiated curriculum. Honors students learn to express and defend their ideas while attaining the distance necessary to accept constructive criticism. Students are encouraged to become reflective thinkers and to become the initiator of learning and accomplishment while exploring areas of interests within the designated course of study. Honors American History: The Founding Principles - Civics and Economics is distinguished by a difference in the quality of work expected, not merely an increase in the quantity.

NC Dept. of Public Instruction

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HONORS CIVICS AND ECONOMICS - WEEKLY SYLLABUS:

Week of (4/22 - 4/26)

Student Success Handbook


AMERICAN GOVERNMENT TEXTBOOK SITE INTERACTIVE AND CHAPTER SUMMARY


ECONOMICS TEXTBOOK SITE INTERACTIVE AND CHAPTER SUMMARY


Required Reading this Week:
 
Begin reviewing all of yellow Econ book. Please be sure you are following your Economics Pacing Guide. It is linked here.

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Shanghai, China

Monday 4/22
- TEACHER WORKDAY (No MCHS Classes)

Tuesday 4/23

- On this day, Structure and History of the United Nations. 

- China in Transitions.

Wednesday 4/24

- On this day, Econ Review.


Thursday 4/25

- On this day, Econ Review.


Friday 4/26

- On this day, Econ Review.


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NEXT TEST DATE: Test on All of Econ Book, Monday 4/29 (100 pts.) Study Guides are under the blue blinking light below. 

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STATE EXAM

May 17th - First Period Exams

May 20th - Second Period Exams

May 21st - Third Period Exams

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Honors American History: the Founding Principles: Civics and Economics SPRING 2019Second Semester - Fourth Nine Weeks.  Yellow Highlight means assignment has been graded and returned to the student.


Assignment NumberPossible Point ValueDue Date


1. Warm Up Week of 3/15. (2 pts.)

2. Test Chap 24 (1, 2, 3), Chap 25, NC (100 pts.)

3. Econ Quiz One. (17 pts.)

4. Econ Quiz Two. (19 pts.)

5. Island Game GDP Report. (5 pts.)

6. Econ Quiz Three. (15 pts.)

7. Supply / Demand Chart. (2 pts.)

8. Econ Quiz Four. (29 pts.)
























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CLICK HERE FOR SPANISH/ENGLISH U.S. HISTORY HANDBOOK


DEAF AND HEARING IMPAIRED TEACHER GUIDE


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MCHS STUDENT VIDEO PROJECT SAMPLES



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PRIMARY DOCUMENT LINKS




  

MOCK TRIAL FOR FALL 2015 


TRIAL ROLES FOR FALL 2015


3RD PERIOD AFTER MOCK TRIAL 11-4-15

(DIRECTED BY NCCU SCHOOL OF LAW)

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RELEASED STATE EXAMS


NORTH CAROLINA FINAL EXAMS SPECIFICATIONS (2018/2019)


NORTH CAROLINA ESSENTIAL STANDARDS (2017/2018)


PRACTICE CIVICS AND ECONOMICS NCFE 2017/2018


Go to THIS LINK to see great videos on how to take the above questions apart.

Click on "Play All." YouTube Channel of Savannah McIntyre


PRACTICE CIVICS AND ECONOMICS NCFE 2013

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5. Nominal GDP vs Real GDP (and the GDP Deflator vs CPI Index in measuring rate of inflation) (Jason Welker) CC (11 minutes)


5a. Per Capita GDP and the Standard of Living (5 minutes)


6. Stock Market in Plain English CC (4 minutes)


7. Stock Investing lesson 1 - What is the Stock Market (6 minutes)


8. How the Stock Market Works (9 minutes)


8a. How the Stock Exchange Works CC (3 minutes)


9. Warren Buffett on investing CC (8 minutes) 


10. How to Calculate the Unemployment Rate CC (5 minutes)


11. Khan Academy: How to Calculate the Unemployment Rate CC (9 minutes)


11a. Khan Academy: Primer on the Unemployment Rate (9 minutes)


11b. Unemployment and the Unemployment Rate (math) (8 minutes)


11c. The Discouraged Worker and the Unemployment Rate (5 minutes)


12. Shifts in the Demand to the Right CC (4 minutes)


13. Shifts in the Demand to the Left CC (3 minutes)


14. Price Elasticity of Demand - Elastic CC (5 minutes)


14a. Elasticity of Demand (4 minutes)


15. Price Elasticity of Demand - Inelastic CC (3 minutes)


15a. Berry Picking - Diminishing Marginal Utility CC (6 minutes)


16. Price Elasticity of Supply (7 minutes)


16a. Price Elasticity of Demand Pajholden Pt. 1 (6 minutes)


16b. Price Elasticity of Deand Pajholden Pt. 2 (7 minutes)


17. Supply Elasticity (2 minutes)


18. Elasticity of Supply (9 minutes)


18a. Elasticity CC (10 minutes) For those students doing Econ with DTCC


18b. Elasticity Midpoint Formula (7 minutes)


18c. Elasticity Midpoint Formula-2 (3 minutes)


18d. Midpoint Arc Formula (4.42 minutes)


18e. Midpoint Formula Made Easy. Jason Welker. (10 minutes) **


19. Shifts in the Supply Curve CC (4 minutes)


20. Supply and Demand - the Market Mechanism CC (4 minutes)


20a. Supply and Demand - Buying Cows CC (5 minutes)


21. Articles of Confederation: Lessons Learned (4 minutes)


22. Banker to the Poor - Muhammad Yunus CC - in Multiple Languages (47 minutes)


22a. Banker to the Poor - Muhammad Yunus (10 minutes)


23. Banker to the Poor - Film by Amirul Arham (51 minutes)


23. Kelo v. City of New London (Duke Law) CC (26 minutes)


        Kelo v. Cit of New London (Oral Argument and Opinion Announcement)


        Kelo v. City of New London (U.S. Supreme Court Decision - Summary) 


        Kelo v. City of New London (North Carolina Statutes regarding Eminent Domain) 


24. We the Economy-Fed Head: What is the Federal Reserve CC (6 minutes)


25. Balance of Trade: China vs. United States CC (4 minutes) 


26. American Steel Workers face Competition CC (10 minutes)


27. National Debt and Deficit CC (6 minutes)


28. John L. Lewis - Labor Unions CC (25 minutes)


29. Cash, Credit, and Your Future CC (23 minutes)


30. Chapters 1 - 5 (Steps to American Revolution) (14 minutes)


31. Chapters 1 - 6 (Steps to American Revolution and Revolution) (45 minutes)


32. The Article of Confederation. Lessons Learned (4 minutes)


33. How a Bill Becomes a Law: The HipHughes Review (12 minutes).


34.  Measuring CPI: Khan Academy (Advanced) (7 minutes)


35. Measuring CPI: Roger Arnold (Simple) (10 minutes).


35a. Duck Inflation (4 minutes).


36. Diminishing Marginal Returns, Jason Welker (13 minutes).


36a. Diminishing Marginal Returns. Micro 3.1 (6 minutes).


37. Fixed, Variable, Marginal Cost, Khan Academy (12 minutes).


38. The Forgotten Plague - American Experience (52 minutes).        QUESTIONS


39. Fiat Money Explained (2 minutes).


40. How Money is Made (33 minutes).


41. Bitcoins (2 videos on this page) (2 minutes).


42. The U.S. Federal Reserve Bank - Money, Dollars, and Currency. (14 minutes).


43. The Central Banking System. (3 minutes).


44. The Federal Reserve and You - Chap 1, Philadelphia Fed (23 minutes).


45. History of Central Banking in America - Chap 2, Philadelphia Fed (25 minutes).


46. Money and Banking - Chap 3, Philadelphia Fed (18 minutes).


47. Monetary Policy - Chap 4, Philadelphia Fed (19 minutes).


48. The Payment System of the Fed - Chapter 5, Philadelphia Fed (8 minutes).


49. Trade Deficit with China. Press TV. (25 minutes)


50. History of the United Nations (3 minutes)


51. Nick Hanauer on Minimum Wage (20 minutes).


52. Fox News Minimum Wage (3 minutes)


53. The Girl Behind the Screen. ReelWorks.org (7 minutes)


54. China and Gamification. (7 minutes)


55. Three Miles Podcast. BEEPED VERSION.  This American Life (60 minutes)


56. Simon Sinke on Millennials in the Workplace (15 minutes)


57. Credit Card Debt. (3 minutes)


58. Credit Card Debt: A Student's Story (3 minutes)


59. History of Central Banking in the U.S. (25 minutes)


60. Magna Carta - The British Library. (3 minutes)


61. Separation of Powers, Checks and Balances (Khan Academy). (9 minutes)


62. Federalism (Khan Academy). (6 minutes)


63. Free Riders and Public Goods. (8 minutes)


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PRINTED NOTES


To Follow


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DOCUMENT LINKS


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DBQs



1. DBQ # 5, # 6


2. DBQ ASSIGNMENT JOHN LOCKE


3. CONSTRUCTED RESPONSE FDR/LBJ.


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GOOGLE GROUPS




1. UNIT 1 CHAPS 1, 2, (21 (1 & 4), Supplemental: Locke and Jefferson Constructed Response. CLICK HERE to launch. (OPEN) <-------


2. Please post your Creative Response to the Constitutional Convention of 1787? Initial post due 1/22. CLICK HERE to launch. (OPEN) <-------


3. Please post your Critical Response to the DBQ question: How does the Constitution Guard Against Tyranny? Documents are attached. Initial post due 1/22. CLICK HERE to launch.. (OPEN) <-------


4. Three Miles. Podcast. This American Life. CLICK HERE  to launch. (OPEN) <-------


5. PSA Assignment on Dangers of Credit Cards. CLICK HERE to launch. (OPEN) <-------


6. Final Semester Video Project Fall 2018. CLICK HERE to launch. (CLOSED)


7. Marxism vs Invisible Hand. CLICK HERE to launch. (CLOSED)


8. Please watch Video # 51 and # 52 above. Post a response on this Google Group. Yes or no to minimum wage? Half page to a page. State your position and a reason for your position; reference both videos. Remember, for full credit, you must also reply to at least one other student's thread. We will discuss this topic in great detail during class. CLICK HERE to launch. (CLOSED)


9. Creative Response to the Constitutional Convention. CLICK HERE to launch. (CLOSED)


10. Based on your reading in chapters 10, 11, 12, which do you consider to be more of a national legislative leader: a representative in the U.S. House of Representatives, or a member of the U.S. Senate? Provide reasons in two to three paragraphs. Support your position with examples from the book and a rationale. CLICK HERE to launch. (CLOSED)


11. How do the formal amendment process and constitutional change by other means compare as expressions of popular sovereignty? In other words, which most closely represents popular sovereignty? Please be sure to provide examples to defend your position (72 – 82). For full credit, you must reply to at least one other student's response. CLICK HERE to launch. (CLOSED)


12. Watch video # 53 and # 54 linked above. Then, answer the following question: In your opinion, and based on your research, what is the future of Social Media worldwide? Remember, for full credit, you must reply to at least one other student's thread. CLICK HERE to launch. (CLOSED)


13. Please listen to the Podcast called Three Miles (# 55 under Video Links above); it is also linked HERE. Then, in Google Groups, give me your own personal opinions about this Podcast. You may write in your own voice. No need to do citations on this. CLICK HERE to launch. (CLOSED)


14. Creative Writing Exercise: Follow any ideas or interests you may have as long as they take you on a creative investigation of Civics and Government. There are no limits on topics. You may write about anything as long as it is a rigorous investigation of Civics and Government. Examples might include current issues, controversies, people, or events. Your work must be 2 pages, double-spaced. 12 point type. Please upload in word or pdf file formats at the Google Group linked here; use the upload feature. You are encouraged to read other papers submitted by your peers. Please produce high-quality writing. CLICK HERE to launch. (CLOSED)


15. Throughout its history, American democracy has upheld and strengthened citizens’ individual rights. Take a position that argues for or against the above statement. Provide at least two specific historical examples that support your position. (Examples: legislation, Supreme Court cases, executive orders, and/or other actions by the federal government). Your writing must be clear, well-organized, well-structured, coherent, and grammatically correct. CLICK HERE to launch. (CLOSED)


16. A Centrally Planned Economy is the Best Economy. Take a position that argues for or against the above statement. You must use at least one direct quote from a source on DTCC Research Databases. And, you MUST use MLA format to cite that quote. See Mr. Parrish if you are not clear about the instructions. This Constructed Response can be short. But, it must be formatted appropriately. Leaving a response to another student's work is recommended but not required on this thread. (From page 27, and 34 - 38 in Yellow Econ Book). CLICK HERE to launch. (CLOSED)


17. FDR / LBJ. CLICK HERE to launch. (CLOSED)


18. Thread # 13. CLICK HERE to launch. For practice Test Constructed Responses. (CLOSED)


19. PSA (Public Service Announcement) activity. CLICK HERE to launch. 50% Content. 40% Presentation. 10% Impact. (CLOSED)


20. PSA. Principles in the U.S. Constitution. 1 - 2 minutes. CLICK HERE. (CLOSED)


21. Video Project or Podcast. CLICK HERE to launch. (CLOSED)


22. Scrolling Text and Media Assignment. CLICK HERE to launch. (CLOSED)


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