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Economics

 

January 22-June 14, Period 6, 1410-1500 

Course Description:       

This is an introductory course in economic principles.  The course covers both microeconomics and macroeconomics. The course will develop the student’s understanding of fundamental economic principles, theories and concepts, and history.

 

Specifically, the course aims to develop:

 

  •     The ability to use the tools of economic reasoning to explain, analyze and understand economic issues, and policies;
  •     The habit of reading critically, from a variety of sources, to gain information about the changing world of micro and macroeconomics; and
  •     The understanding of personal finance, economic models, and systems.



NEEDS AND RESOURCES

 

Required Materials:

To successfully complete this course, you will need :

  • Pencil
  • Notebook with notepaper

COURSE SCHEDULE:

  • Unit One: Economic Theories
  • Unit Two: Effect of Economics
  • Unit Three: Personal Finance

 

POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

General Rules:

 

Students cannot miss more than 15 classes per semester and receive credit for the course. 5 late arrivals/removals equal an absence.

Student Responsibilities:

 

  • Arrive to School/Class on time daily
  • Be prepared and ready to learn
  • Voice opinion in a respectful way
  • Strive for academic excellence
  • Take responsibility for your own actions

 

Schoolwide Expectations:

 

Our goal is for each student to identify his/her learning style; learn to effectively advocate for oneself; be respectful in communications and actions; acquire self-determination skills necessary to succeed; and to develop transition plans for life after high school.

 

  • Learning Style:

 

Learning style is developing an understanding of yourself and how you learn.

 

  • Self-Advocacy:

 

As a student, self-advocacy is communicating your needs so you can have control of your life.

 

  • Respect:

 

As a student, using social skills will allow you to respect yourself, your environment, and others.

 

  • Self-Determination:

 

Self-determination skills will allow you to manage and overcome obstacles in your life and to ultimately achieve success.

 

  • Transition:

 

Transition is learning to effectively manage change.

 

Grading Policies:

Each student is graded on participation and fulfillment of student responsibilities (5 pts per day) in addition to formative assessments (5-10 pts each), and summative assessments (10-20 pts each). Assignments turned in more than a week after returning from an absence will receive no credit.      

 

Grading Scale:

A+

97-100

B+

87-89

C+

77-79

D+

67-69

   

A

93-96

B

83-86

C

73-76

D

63-66

F

0-59

A-

90-92

B-

80-82

C-

70-72

D-

60-62

   

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

  • Patrick Darley, LCS
  • (603) 727-4772 M-F 8am-4pm
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