Brookwood High School

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Brookwood

High School

H
IGH
S
CHOOL
C
OURSE
S
YLLABUS



C
OURSE
T
ITLE

......
H
ONORS

E
CONOM
I
CS

T
ERM

..........................
2012
-
2013

T
EACHER
...............
Craig Witmer

ROOM

#
.......................
A117


Email Address

Teacher Web Page

Craig_witmer@gwinnett.k12.ga.us

http://www.brookwoodhighschool.net/Teachers/TeacherCraigWitmer.aspx

Teacher Support

(Help sessions etc.)

Help sessions are available
before
school from 6:45
-
7:15 M
-
F and after school by appointment.

C
OURSE
D
ESCRIPTION

(
Published in the Choice Book)

This course offers students the opportunity to study the issu
es of scarcity and choices related to the utilization of limited
resources. Students learn how to apply the tools of economic analysis to personal, community, nation
al, and international
issues. Economic preparedness enables students to make choices relying on past historical and geographical knowledge to
actively engage in our complex socie
ty
.

C
OURSE
C
URRICULUM
C
ONTENT

The entire list of Academic, Knowledge and Skill
s for each of the following curriculum strands in this course can be accessed through the
district web address at www.gwinnett.k12.ga.us

AKS

S
TRANDS

U
NITS
/T
OPICS

A.

Map and Globe Skills

B.

Information Processing Skill
s

C.

Fundamental Concepts

D.

Microeconomic
Concepts

E.

Macroeconomic Concepts

F.

International Economics

G.

Personal Finance

1.

Fundamental Economic Concepts

2.

Microeconomics

3.

Macroeconomics: Financial Institutes

4.

Macroeconomics: Policies

5.

International and Global Economics

6.

Personal Finance

I
NSTRUCTIONAL
M
ATERIALS AND
S
UPPLIE
S

Published Materials

Instructional Supplies

Economics: Principles and Practice
; Glencoe/ McGraw
-
Hill


1)

Pen,
Pencil
, Paper

2)

Textbook

3) Calculator

E
VALUATION AND
G
RADING

Grade Weights

Grading Scale

Class Assessments
(Quizzes, Homework, and Classwork) 35%

Summative Assessment (Unit Tests, Performance Assessment)


45%

Final Exam (EOCT)


20%

A:

90 and above

B:

80


89

C:

74


79

D:

70


73

F:

69 or below

O
THER
I
NFORMATION

Expectations for
Academic Success

Additional Requirements/Resources

1)

Read daily

2)

Ask questions

3)

Participate constructively as a team member

4)

Proof read written assignments and
edit meaningfully

5)

Review multiple sources of information

6)

Challenge yourself to continuously improve



Tutoring Available



Helpful Resources



Community
Support Services



The

syllabus may be updated as needed throughout the semester.