General Rules and Expectations
Be in class and in your seat when the bell rings
Be ready to start
class and work until the end of class
Bring all materials to class
Be respectful (of others and yourself)
This course is an introduction to Macroeconomics. It deals with the economic principles that apply to an
system as a whole, such as national income and price determination, economic performance measures,
economic growth, international trade, government spending and taxation, money and banking. Microeconomics
focuses on individual economic entities such as co
nsumes and firms and emphasizes the allocation of resources
and outputs between individual economic segments. Microeconomic basics will be included in the first six
Textbook: McConnell, Campbell and Stanley Brue.
Problems and Policies, 15
York, NY: McGraw Hill, 2002.
subject to change
Intro to Econ
omics/Supply and Demand
Chapters 1, 2, &3
Unit Two: The Market System
Unit Four: The Global Economy
Chapter 6 (37&38)
Unit Five: Macro Measurements
Unit Six: AD/AS & Fiscal Policy
Unit Seven: Banking and Monetary Policy
Chapters 13, 14 &15
Unit Eight: Macro Problems
Chapters 16, 17&18
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Tests, Quizzes, and Class
Tests will be given at the end of every unit. The test may include more than one chapter. They will consist of
and Free Response Questions
The tests will be created to simulate the AP exam.
may consist of a
worksheet, individual assignments, or group work.
Tests may be
retaken for credit up to 70%
a necessity in AP Economics. It will not be given unless it is required for
understanding or practicing of a concept.
Textbook (McConnell & Brue, 15
Spiral, composition book or binder for keeping up with notes and home
s (various colored pens/pencils
markers if you prefer)
Dry Erase Markers
(we will use small dry erase boards for graphing practice)
nice days we’ll work on graphs outdoors
Index Cards (optional
Thursday, May 17
The fee for each AP Exam is $
The College Board provides a $22 fee reduction per exam for qualified students with acute financial need. For
each eligible student, schools should also
forgo their $8 rebate. Thus, eligible students pay $57 per exam.