Mr. A's Class
Government, Economics and Technology

Economics

APT 3


Assignment #
Date Assigned
Description  
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Instructions
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 1

5/28
       Quick Write: (5-8 sentence response)  

What is a stock? How do you make money from stocks? What companies would you like to buy stock from?

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2

5/28 
 Read the article: Stock Ownership

Answer the questions in the end of the article. 
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 3

5/29
Quick Write: (5-8 sentence response)    
What does IPO stand for?What is an IPO? Where did Dave go to get help for his IPO?    
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 4

6/2
Quick Write: (5-8 sentence response)
What are dividends? How do dividends help increase the like ability of a company? When are dividends paid out?      
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 5

6/3
  Quick Write: (5-8 sentence response)    
What is an Index? What does it mean when the “market it up.” What are the three main indexes?
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6

6/3 
 Read and complete the definitions of NYSE Made Easy Worksheet.

Please visit: econedlink.org/292
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 7

6/4
 Read and complete the worksheets, "Money Matters: Know the Lingo."  Click here to download worksheet 1. 

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 8

6/5
Read and complete the worksheets, "Spot the Credit Crisis"
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 9

6/10
  Quick Write: (5-8 sentence response)    

What are the two types of companies? How do public companiesget more money? How do stock owners make money from stocks?

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 10

6/11
  Quick Write: (5-8 sentence response)    
What is inflation? What decreasesdue to inflation? What rises?
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APT 3

DUE 6/20 

APT 2

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Date Assigned
Description
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Instructions
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 1

5/5
 Qui ck Write: (5-8 sentence response)

List the steps for setting financial goals:

1.      

2.        

3.        

4.        

5.        

What does S.M.A.R.T. stand for?



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 2

5/5
Setting Financial Goals" reading. Complete the second page, listing your short term, medium term and long terms goals. Select two of these goals to create an action plan (steps to achieve your goals)   Click here to download "Setting Financial Goals"  
 3

5/6
 GOVERNMENT SPENDING WORKSHEETASK MR. A FOR THE WORKSHEET 
 4

5/8
   Quick Write: (5-8 sentence response)
Why is the government in debt? What do you think the government spends most of itsmoney on? What will you cut to decrease spending?
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 5

5/12
   Quick Write: (5-8 sentence response)

List 5 tips given in the video to avoid credit card debt:

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.


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 6

5/13
   Quick Write: (5-8 sentence response)

How does making minimum payments NOT get you out of credit card debt? Explain the “glasswater” example in your own words. 
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 7

5/14
   Quick Write: (5-8 sentence response)

What factors do credit lenders look for before giving you a line of credit?


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 8

5/15
   Quick Write: (5-8 sentence response)

Will you buy the product for yourself or a loved one?Will you invest in this company? Why or why not? 


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 APT 2

EverFi

Students will create and compile a FinancialLiteracy Portfolio using EverFi™ online course. The finance literacy portfolioshould include the following:

  CL   Cover Sheet: Name, Period,Course and Certificate.  

1.   Overview& Savings

2.   Banking

3. Payment, Interest Rates andCredit Cards & Credit Score
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APT 1

Assignment #
Date Assigned
 Description
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Instructions
Web Link 
 1

4/17
Quick Write: (5-8 sentence response)

How does labor, raw materials and capital limit us to what we can have? Is it possible to truly have everything we want? Why or why not?

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 2

4/17
Read the article and answer the questions of "Basics of Economics Worksheet."  Click here to download the worksheet
 3

4/18
 Quick Write: (5-8 sentence response)

What city was targeted by the bottled water industry?What are the results of taste tests? What is used to make plastic water bottles?

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 4

4/18
Watch the "Story of Stuff" video.

Complete the Story of Stuff Worksheet as you watch the video clip.  

5

4/21 

Quick Write: (5-8 sentence response) 

Why did the store owner lower the price of the Hula Hoops? Why did he end up increasing the price of the Hula Hoops? Give an example of a product people are rushing to buy today.

  
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 6

4/21


Read the article on: "Unit 2 News Analysis: Supply and Demand" and answer questions 1-5. Click here to download the worksheet
 7

4/21
 Design your own T-Shirt that will be in high demand. After you design your shirt, ask 4 students in the classroom if they will buy your shirt and for how much.   Click here to download the worksheet. 
 8

4/22
Quick Write: (5-8 sentence response)  
What was your reaction to the news report on Apple?After you watched the report, do you think you will still buy Apple products?Why or why not?
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 9

4/22
Read and complete the "The Market Economy" worksheet  Click here to download the worksheet
 10

4/23
Quick Write: (5-8 sentence response) 

What type of transportation problem does Cuba have?How much do people pay for rent in Cuba? Can you own a home? How much do they make a month?

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APT 1

DUE 5/1

Studentswill create a food truck concept to address the need of mobile food services inthe city of Moreno Valley.

o   Decoratethe Food Truck Cutout and design it accordingly to the food you will beselling.

o   Create amenu item of 3-5 items that will be in high demand for the customers in MorenoValley.

o   Describethe supplies will you need to buy and how much do you average the operation ofthe food truck.

o   How muchprofit do you predict you will be making from the food truck?

Finally, reflect on theeffectiveness of food trucks.
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