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College Preparatory Economics with Mr. Sweeney

Home | Micheal Sweeney | HOMEWORK: Fall Assignments - & Test Due Dates - | Essay Rubrics | Like or Dislike Essay | ESSAY I - MEXICO | ESSAY I - CHINA | Essay I - BRAZIL | Essay I - INDIA | ESSAY II - Supply and Demand | ESSAY III - OBTAINING A CAR LOAN | Essay III- Opportunity Cost | ESSAY III - Baby Formula | ESSAY IV - Cell Phones | CP ECONOMICS COURSE LECTURES | California Academic Content Standards | Course Outline and DVHS/Class Policies

HOMEWORK: Fall Assignments - & Test Due Dates -

  YOU MUST TURN IN ALL WORK TO ME PERSONALLY.  NO WORK WILL BE ACCEPTED AT THE HOUSE OFFICE OR IN MY HOUSE MAIL BOX!

Chapter reading assignments and homework questions are due at the beginning of class. Late work receives no credit.

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Don't let the lack of Home Learning assignments and class note taking become hazardous to your grade. Remember, your notes along with your Home Learning assignments constitutes 20% of your final grade.

Be prepared to discuss the chapter questions in class on the due date.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD FALL HOMEWORK GUIDE

FALL:  Chapter reading assignments and home learning questions are due at the beginning of class. Late work receives no credit.

 

Chapter 1; What is Economics - Answer Questions below.
*Sec 1 Scarcity & the Science of Economics; Assessment Question 2 pg. 10
*Sec 2 Basic Economic Concepts; Assessment Question 2 pg. 17
*Sec 3; Economic Choices & Decision Making;   Assessment Question 2 pg. 25

*Page 28 “Reviewing the Facts” Sec 1, 2 & 3  Questions 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9. 10, 12

 

Chapter 1 Questions due:  Sept. 2-3 
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Chapter 1 test on:  Sept. 4-8

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Chapter 2; Economic Systems & Decision Making - Answer Questions Below.
*Sec 1 Economic Systems; Assessment Question 2 pg. 39
*Sec 2 Evaluating Economic Performance; Assessment Question 2 pg. 44
*Sec 3 Capitalism & Economic Freedom; Assessment Question 2 pg. 51
* Page 54  “Reviewing the Facts” Sec 1, 2, 3 Questions 1 through 8.

Chapter 18; Comparative Economic Systems - Answer Questions Below.
*Sec 1 The Spectrum of Economic Systems; Assessment Questions 2 pg. 494

* Page 516 “Reviewing the Facts” Sec 1 Questions 1, 2, 3

 

Chapter 2 & 18 Questions due:   Sept. 4-8


* Be prepared for test on Chapter 2 & 18 by   Sept. 11-14

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Chapter 3; Business Organizations - Answer Questions Below.
*Sec 1 Forms of Business Organizations; Assessment Questions 2  p.66

*Sec 2 Business Growth and Expansion; Assessment Questions 2  p.73

*Sec 3 Other Organizations; Assessment Questions 2  p.79

* Page 82  “Reviewing the Facts” Sec 1, 2, 3 Questions 1,2,3,5,6,8,9,11.

 

Chapter 3 Questions due:  Sept. 11-14

 

TEST on Chapter 3: Sept. 21-22

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Chapter 4; Demand - Answer Questions Below.
*Sec 1 What is Demand?; Assessment Questions 2  p.93
*Sec 2 Factors affecting Demand; Assessment Questions 2  p.99

*Sec 3 Elasticity of Demand; Assessment Questions 2  p.107

*Page 110 “Reviewing the Facts” Sec 1, 2, 3 Questions 2 through 6

 

Chapter 4 Questions due: Sept. 21-22


* Test on Ch. 4:  Sept 28-29
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Chapter 5; Supply - Answer Questions Below.
*Sec 1 What is Supply; Assessment Question 2  p.120
*Sec 2 The Theory of Production; Assessment Question 2  p.125
*Sec 3 Cost, Revenue & Profit Maximization; Assessment Question 2  p.131

*Page 134 “Reviewing the Facts” Sec 1, 2, 3 Questions 3 through 9

 

*All Questions Due: Sept. 28-29


* Be prepared for a Test on Ch. 5: Oct. 2-5

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Chapter 6; Prices and Decision Making - Answer Questions Below.

*Sec 1 Prices as Signals: Assessment Question 2  p.140
*Sec 2 The Price System At Work;  Assessment Question 2  p.148

*Sec 3 Social Goals Vs. Market Efficiency; Assessment Question 2  p.155

*Page 158 “Reviewing the Facts” Sec 1, 2, 3 Questions 1 through 8

 

*All Questions Due: Sept. Oct. 2-5

 

Be prepared to Test Ch. 6;  Oct. 8-9 

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Chapter 7; Market Structures - Answer Questions Below.
*Sec 1 Competition & Market Structures;  Assessment Question 2  p.171

*Sec 2 Market Failures;   Assessment Question 2  p.176  p.183

*Sec 3 The Role of Government;  Assessment Question 2

*Page 186 “Reviewing the Facts” Sec 1, 2, 3 Questions 1,2,4,5,6,8,9,10,13

 

*All Questions Due: Oct. 8-9

 

BBe prepared to Test Ch. 7;  Oct. 14 -15e prepared to Test Ch. 7,

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Chapter 17; International Trade
*Sec 1 Absolute & Comparative Advantage; Assessment Questions 2  p.470
*Sec 2 Barriers to International Trade; Assessment Questions 2  p.479

*Sec 3 Financing & Trade Deficits; Assessment Questions 2  p.485

*Page 488 “Reviewing the Facts” Sec 1, 2, 3 Questions 1 through 8

 

Chapter 17 Questions due: Oct. 20-21


* Be prepared for a Test on Ch. 17:  Oct. 20-21

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Chapter 15; The Fed & Monetary Policy - Answer Questions Below.
*Sec 1 The Federal Reserve System;  Assessment Question 2  p.413

*Sec 2 Monetary Policy;   Assessment Question 2  p.424

*Sec 3 GDP and Population;  Assessment Question 2  p.431

*Page 434 “Reviewing the Facts” Sec 1, 2, 3 Questions 2,3,4,5,6,8,9,10  

 

*All questions due:  Oct. 30 - Nov. 2  

 

*Test on Chapter  15:  Oct 29-30

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Chapter 12; Financial Markets - Answer Questions Below.
*Sec 1 Savings and the Financial System;  Assessment Question 2  p.316

*Sec 2 Investment Strategies and Financial Assets;   Assessment Question 2  p.326

*Sec 3 Investing in Equities, Futures and Options;  Assessment Question 2  p.333

*Page 336 “Reviewing the Facts” Sec 1, 2  Questions 1 though 7

 

*All Questions Due: Nov. 6-9 

Test Ch. 12: Nov. 6-9 

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Chapter 8; Employment, Labor & Wages - Answer Questions Below.

*Sec 1 The Labor Movement;  Assessment Question 2  p.198

*Sec 2 Resolving Union & Management Differences;  Assessment Question 2  p.203

*Sec 3  Labor and Wages;  Assessment Question 2  p.209

*Sec 4 Employment Trends and Issues;  Assessment Question 2  p.218

*Page 220 “Reviewing the Facts” Questions: 1,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,11,12,13,14

 

*All Questions Due:  Nov. 13-16

 

Test on Ch. 8 Nov. 13-16

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Chapter 9; Federal Government, Taxation - Answer Questions Below.
*Sec 1 The Economics of Taxation;  Assessment Question 2  p.229

*Sec 2 The Federal Tax System;  Assessment Question 2  p.236

*Sec 3 State and Local Taxes;  Assessment Question 2 p.242

*Sec 4 Current Tax Issues;  Assessment Question 2  p.250

*Page 252 “Reviewing the Facts” Sec 1, 2, 4 Questions 2,3,4,5,6,7,9,11,12,13,14 

*All questions Due:    Nov. 19-20  

  

Test on Ch. 9   Nov. 10-20

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Chapter 10; Federal Government, Spending - Answer Questions Below.

*Sec 1 The Economic of Government Spending;  Assessment Question 2  p.258
*Sec 2 Federal Government Expenditures;  
Assessment Question 2  p.265

*Sec 3 State and Local Government Expenditures;  Assessment Question 2  p.270

*Sec 4 Deficits, Surpluses & the National Debt;  Assessment Question 2  p.278

*Page 280 “Reviewing the Facts” Sec 2, 4 Questions 2,3,4,5, 6,7,10,11,13

 

*All Questions Due:

Be prepared for a test on Chapters 10 on:

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Chapter 13; Economic Performance - Answer Questions Below.
*Sec 1 Measuring the Nations Output;  Assessment Question 2  p.348

*Sec 2 GDP & Changes in the Price Level;   Assessment Question 2  p.354

*Sec 3 GDP and Population;  Assessment Question 2  p.361

*Sec 4 Economic Growth;  Assessment Question 2  p. 368

*Page 370 “Reviewing the Facts” Sec 1, 2  Questions 1,3,4,5,6,7,9,11,12

 

*All Questions Due:

 

Test on Ch.13

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Chapter 14; Economic Instability - Answer Questions Below.
*Sec 1 Business Cycles and Fluctuations;   Assessment Question 2  p.380

*Sec 2 Unemployment;  Assessment Question 2  p.387

*Sec 3 Inflation;  Assessment Question 2  p.392

*Sec 4 Poverty and the Distribution of Income;  Assessment Question 2  p.400

*Page 402-3 “Reviewing the Facts” Sec 1, 2, 3 Questions 2,3,4,5,6,8,9,10,11,12,13

 

*All Questions Due:  

 

Test on Ch. 14

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Chapter 16; Achieving Economic Stability - Answer Questions Below.
*Sec 1 The Cost of Economic Stability;   Assessment Question 2 p.440
*Sec 2 Macroeconomic Equilibrium;  Assessment Question 2  p.445

*Sec 3 Stabilization Policies;  Assessment Question 2  p.454

*Sec 4 Economics and Politics; Assessment Question 2  p.460

*Page  “Reviewing the Facts” Sec 1, 2, 3, 4  Questions 2,4,5,6,7,8,9,11

 

*All Questions Due:

Test Ch. 16:

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Chapter 20; Global Economic Challenges – Answer Questions Below.

*Sec 1 The Global Demand for Resources;  Assessment Question 2  p.550

*Sec 2 Economic Incentives and Resources;  Assessment Question 2  p.556

*Sec 3 Applying the Economic Way of Thinking;  Assessment Question 2  p.561

*Page 134 “Reviewing the Facts” Sec 1, 2, 3 Questions 1 through 11

 

*All Questions Due:

Test Ch. 20:

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FALL:  Chapter reading assignments and home learning questions are due at the beginning of class. Late work receives no credit.

 

Chapter 1; What is Economics - Answer Questions below.
*Sec 1 Scarcity & the Science of Economics; Assessment Question 2 pg. 10
*Sec 2 Basic Economic Concepts; Assessment Question 2 pg. 17
*Sec 3; Economic Choices & Decision Making;   Assessment Question 2 pg. 25

*Page 28 “Reviewing the Facts” Sec 1, 2 & 3  Questions 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9. 10, 12

Chapter 1 Questions due: 
* Chapter 1 test on:

 

Chapter 2; Economic Systems & Decision Making - Answer Questions Below.
*Sec 1 Economic Systems; Assessment Question 2 pg. 39
*Sec 2 Evaluating Economic Performance; Assessment Question 2 pg. 44
*Sec 3 Capitalism & Economic Freedom; Assessment Question 2 pg. 51
* Page 54  “Reviewing the Facts” Sec 1, 2, 3 Questions 1 through 8.

Chapter 18; Comparative Economic Systems - Answer Questions Below.
*Sec 1 The Spectrum of Economic Systems; Assessment Questions 2 pg. 494

* Page 516 “Reviewing the Facts” Sec 1 Questions 1, 2, 3

Chapter 2 & 18 Questions due: 
* Be prepared for test on Chapter 2 & 18 by

 

Chapter 3; Business Organizations - Answer Questions Below.
*Sec 1 Forms of Business Organizations; Assessment Questions 2  p.66

*Sec 2 Business Growth and Expansion; Assessment Questions 2  p.73

*Sec 3 Other Organizations; Assessment Questions 2  p.79

* Page 82  “Reviewing the Facts” Sec 1, 2, 3 Questions 1,2,3,5,6,8,9,11.

Chapter 3 Questions due: 

TEST on Chapter 3:

 

Chapter 4; Demand - Answer Questions Below.
*Sec 1 What is Demand?; Assessment Questions 2  p.93
*Sec 2 Factors affecting Demand; Assessment Questions 2  p.99

*Sec 3 Elasticity of Demand; Assessment Questions 2  p.107

*Page 110 “Reviewing the Facts” Sec 1, 2, 3 Questions 2 through 6

Chapter 4 Questions due:
* Be prepared for a Test on Ch. 4:

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