Economics Syllabus

Economics

Coach Skelton

bskelton@mauryk12.org

Textbook…

“Economic Concepts and Choices” from McDougal Littell

3 Main R’s of Economics Class…

Be Ready

Be Respectful

Be Responsible

Graded Assessments

40% of grade will be Summative Assessments (each summative assessment will cover multiple topics in a unit).

 

25% of grade will be the 9 Weeks’ Exam

           

25% of grade will be Formative Assessments (1 formative assessment will be given over each topic).

           

10% of grade will be daily grades acquire through various announced assignments. All daily work will not be graded but all daily work will prepare you for Formative and Summative Assessments.

Daily Procedures…

Be seated before the bell and working on daily bell ringer as class begins.

If you were absent, check folders on the front table for assignments.

Devices will be allowed when involved with a class assignment. Otherwise devices needed to be stored away.

This class will be a combination of direct instruction, individual work, and collaboration. Listen to whoever has the floor whether student or teacher. Keep conversations on task during collaboration activities.

You are responsible for completing any work that is assigned in class before coming to class the next day.

Units that will be Covered in Economics

Unit 1: The Economic Way of Thinking, Economic Systems, and American Free Enterprise System.

Unit 2: Demand, Supply, Demand/Supply, Prices, and Market Structures.

Unit 3: Types of Business Organizations and the Role of Labor

Unit 4: Money, Banking, and Financial Markets.

Unit 5: Economic Indicators/Measurements and Facing Economic Challenges

Unit 6: Government Revenue/Spending, Using Fiscal Policy, and The Federal Reserve

Unit 7: International Trade and Issues of Economic Development.