• AP Microeconomics

    Course Description:

    The purpose of an AP course in Microeconomics is to provide a thorough understanding of the principles of economics that apply to the functions of individual decision makers, both consumers and producers, within the larger economic system. It places primary emphasis on the nature and functions of product markets, and includes the study of factor markets and of the role of government in promoting greater efficiency and equity in the economy.

    Course Syllabus and Requirements:

    CLASSWORK AND NOTEBOOK RESPONSIBILITIES FOR EACH CHAPTER FOR TEST, QUIZ, PARTICIPATION, AND HOMEWORK GRADES.

    THE FOLLOWING ITEMS MUST BE COMPLETED FOR EACH CHAPTER.

    • DEFINE TERMS FOR EACH CHAPTER INTO NOTEBOOK.
    • WE WILL COVER ABOUT 1 CHAPTER PER WEEK.
    • YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL ADDITIONAL ASSIGNMENTS I PLACE ON THE BOARD FOR THAT DAYS LESSON.
    • ALL “DO NOW” ASSIGNMENTS TO BE COMPLETED ON MS EXCEL.
    • EACH MARKING PERIOD YOU WILL GET PARTICIPATION GRADES, HOMEWORK GRADES, AND TEST GRADES.
    • THERE WILL BE REGULAR QUIZZES AND TEST DURING THE MARKING PERIOD.
    • ALL LATE ASSIGNMENTS WILL RECEIVE A GRADE OF ZERO.
    • IF A STUDENT IS ABSENT, THE STUDENT WILL RECEIVE ONE DAY TO COMPLETE THE ASSIGNMENT.
    • BEING ABSENT IS NOT AN EXCUSE. ALL LESSON PLANS ARE ON-LINE AND HANDOUTS ARE PROVIDED IN CLASS.
    • GOOGLE CLASSROOM NOTES, ASSIGNMENTS, QUIZZES, TEST, AND PROJECTS.

    GRADING:

    • TEST/QUIZZES = 60%
    • PARTCIPATION = 30%
    • HOMEWORK =     10%

    AP COLLEGE BOARD UNITS:

    1. BASIC ECONOMIC CONCEPTS (8-14%)
    2. THE NATURE AND FUNCTION OF PRODUCT MARKETS (55-70%)
    3. THE FACTOR MARKETS (10-18%)
    4. MARKET FAILURE AND THE ROLE OF GOVERNMENT (12-18%)

    SCHEDULE 2018/2019:

    • PERIOD #4: 12:18 - 1:38 (B - DAYS) (FULL YEAR)

     GOOD LUCK AND HAVE AN ENJOYABLE SEMESTER.

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