Welcome to Consumer Economics Semester #1 2012-2013




Aug.28/Tuesday=Orientation:Rules & Expectations, handout book, some EC,

read 4-22 for quiz on Wednesday.

Aug.29/Wednesday=Quiz on 4-22 & "What do you really want & need?"

Aug.30/Thursday=Net Search on "The Best To ..."

http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/best-companies/2012/full_list/

Aug.31/Friday= Other Readings 15-20pts


Sept. 4/Tuesday=AV Day 30pts., read 23-40,

Sept.5/Wednesday=Quiz on 23-40 & "S&D?"

Sept.6/Thursday=Working on presentations for "The Best To ..."

http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/best-companies/2012/full_list/

Sept.7/Friday= Economic Events 25-40pts.


Sept. 10/Monday=AV Day 30pts., read pages 84-110 for quiz on Tuesday,

Sept. 11/Tuesday=Quiz on pages 84-110, "Consumer R&R"

Sept.12/Wednesday=Outside Speaker

Sept.13/Thursday= Student Presentations on

"The Best Companies to Work for in America", 30points

Sept.14/Friday=Economic Events 25-40pts.


Sept. 17/Monday=Something Puzzling on Chapter 1 & 4 40pts., bring textbooks to class!

Sept. 18/Tuesday=Student Presentations on

"The Best Companies to Work for in America", 30points

Sept.19/Wednesday=AV Day, and final thoughts on "Consumers' R & R"

Sept.20/Thursday=Student Presentations on

"The Best Companies to Work for in America", 30points



Sept. 24/Monday= Review for Cycle One Test

Sept. 25/Tuesday= Outside Speaker on "Buying a Car"

Sept.26/Wednesday=Cycle One Test

Sept.27/Thursday= Writing a Resume' 30pts

Sept.28/Friday= Resume' is due 30pts., Finish Student Presentations on

"The Best Companies to Work for in America", 30points

Oct.1/Monday= FINISH PRESENTATIONS! Read pages 458-463, AV Day 20 pts.

http://money.cnn.com/magazines/moneymag/money101/lesson17/index4.htm

Oct. 2/Tuesday= Net Search on resources for "Buying a Car", 50pts.

Oct.3/Wednesday=Quiz on 458-463, "The Basics"

http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=2&ved=0CCkQFjAB&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.aspira.org%2Ffiles%2Fdocuments%2Fins_new%2Fintro%2520pdfs%2FIntro.pps&ei=cJhrUKKBOrLO0QG7pIDwDA&usg=AFQjCNGkKSiucgw-JsHZCkjl8ekc-SyUyw

Oct.4/Thursday= Outside Speaker on "The Price of Independence'

Oct.5/Friday= Economic Challenge on Money 101/Lesson 17, 40pts.




Oct.8/Monday= Read pages 472-484, AV Day 20 pts.

http://money.cnn.com/magazines/moneymag/money101/lesson19/index.htm

Oct. 9/Tuesday= Net Search on Home Insurance, 30pts.

http://www.iii.org/individuals/homei/

Oct.10/Wednesday=Quiz on 472-484, "Your Home Needs Protection",

http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&ved=0CD4QFjAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.aspira.org%2Ffiles%2Fdocuments%2Fins_new%2FHomeowners%2520pdfs%2FHomeowners.pps&ei=Oc50UPqmCOXLyAGm6ICYCA&usg=AFQjCNGcqpFSWTh1YZAtrov_Jc6_dqgM6g

Oct.11/Thursday= Taking Inventory 10pts.

Oct.12/Friday= Economic Challenge on Money 101/Lesson 19, 40pts.



Oct.15/Monday= Read pages , AV Day 20 pts.,

http://www.lifehappens.org/auto-insurance-101/,
http://www.farmers.com/wrecked_roadbook.html,
http://www.howcast.com/videos/150885-How-to-Buy-Car-Insurance,
http://videos.onlineautoinsurance.com/buy/auto-insurance-guide-for-high-risk-drivers/,
http://videos.onlineautoinsurance.com/cheap/how-to-find-affordable-car-insurance-online/,
http://www.kiplinger.com/video/v.php/5-things-you-need-to-know-about-auto-insurance-1149469941.html

Oct. 16/Tuesday= Quiz on 464-470,

Oct.17/Wednesday= No School!

Oct.18/Thursday= Outside Speaker

Oct.19/Friday=No School!


Oct.22/Monday= Read pages 492-508, AV Day 20 pts.,

http://www.staysmartstayhealthy.com/watch?v=8
http://www.staysmartstayhealthy.com/watch?v=23,
http://www.staysmartstayhealthy.com/watch?v=7,
http://www.staysmartstayhealthy.com/watch?v=9,
http://www.staysmartstayhealthy.com/watch?v=6,
http://www.staysmartstayhealthy.com/watch?v=11,
http://www.staysmartstayhealthy.com/watch?v=28
http://www.staysmartstayhealthy.com/watch?v=21
http://www.staysmartstayhealthy.com/watch?v=29,
http://www.staysmartstayhealthy.com/watch?v=4
http://money.cnn.com/magazines/moneymag/money101/lesson16/index.htm

Oct. 23/Tuesday= Quiz on 492-508, "Questions About Health"

Oct.24/Wednesday= Something Puzzling 40pts. on Chapters 12 & 14

Oct.25/Thursday= "Problem Solving" 30pts.

Oct.26/Friday=Economic Challenge on Money 101/Lesson 16 , 40pts.


Oct.29/Monday=No School!

Oct.30/Tuesday=Review for Cycle 2 Test

Oct.31/Wednesday=Cycle 2 Test 60pts.

Nov.1/Thursday=Apartment Search 100 pts.

Nov.2/Friday=Turn in Apartment Search 100pts.



Nov.5/Monday=Turn in Apartment Search 100pts., AV Day 20pts.,

http://www.khanacademy.org/finance-economics/core-finance/v/renting-vs--buying-a-home
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iLYcbwH330s&feature=youtu.be

read pages 426-432 for quiz on Tuesday,

http://money.cnn.com/magazines/moneymag/money101/lesson8/index.htm

Nov.6/Tuesday=Quiz on pages 426-432, "Your Space"

Nov.7/Wednesday=Something Puzzling 40pts

Nov.8/Thursday=Economic Challenge 40pts.

Nov.9/Friday=No School!


Nov.12/Monday=Worksheet on "How To Buy A House"

read pages 439-450 for quiz on Tuesday,

Nov.13/Tuesday=Quiz on pages 439-450, "More Of Your Space"

Nov.14/Wednesday="Best Places To Live" 30-40pts

Nov.15/Thursday=No School!

Nov.16/Friday=No School!




Nov.26/Monday=Mortgage Payments Part 2, 50 points

Nov.27/Tuesday=Final Thoughts on "Owning or Renting"

Nov.28/Wednesday=AV Day 20pts.

Nov.29/Thursday=Review for Cycle 3 Test

Nov.30/Friday=Cycle 3 Test




Dec.3/Monday=AV Day 30pts. plus read pages 320-331 for quiz on Tuesday., readings for Economic Challenge

http://money.cnn.com/magazines/moneymag/money101/lesson9/index.htm

Dec.4/Tuesday=Quiz on pages 320-331 &

"Give Yourself A Little Credit"

Dec.5/Wednesday=Net Search on Credit Part 1 30-40pts.

Dec.6/Thursday=Net Search on Credit Cards Part 2 30-40pts.

Dec.7/Friday=Economic Challenge on these readings:

http://money.cnn.com/magazines/moneymag/money101/lesson9/index.htm


Dec.10/Monday=AV Day 30pts. plus read pages332-350

for quiz on Tuesday., readings for Economic Challenge

http://money.cnn.com/magazines/moneymag/money101/lesson18/index.htm

Dec.11/Tuesday=Quiz on pages 332-350 &

"More on Credit"

Dec.12/Wednesday=Credit Check

Dec.13/Thursday=Check Mate 25 pts.

Dec./Friday=Economic Challenge on these readings:



Dec.17/Monday=AV Day 30pts. plus read pages156-169

for quiz on Tuesday., readings for Economic Challenge

http://money.cnn.com/magazines/moneymag/money101/lesson18/index.htm

Dec.18/Tuesday=Quiz on pages 156-169 & "4 Cs & Taxes"

Dec.19/Wednesday=Something Puzzling 30pts. 0n Chapter 5

Dec.20/Thursday=Figuring Your Taxes 30pts.

(BRING A CALCULATOR)

Dec.21/Friday=Economic Challenge on these readings:

http://money.cnn.com/magazines/moneymag/money101/lesson18/index.htm


Jan.3/Thursday=Figuring "Rate of Return" 30-40pts.

(BRING A CALCULATOR)

Jan.4/Friday=Stock & Company Search 50pts.

http://www.nyse.com/about/listed/lc_ny_name_A.html?ListedComp=All

Jan.7/Monday=AV Day 30pts. plus read pages 282-313

for quiz on Tuesday, readings for Economic Challenge

http://money.cnn.com/magazines/moneymag/money101/lesson4/index.htm,
http://money.cnn.com/magazines/moneymag/money101/lesson5/index.htm,
http://money.cnn.com/magazines/moneymag/money101/lesson23/index.htm

Jan.8/Tuesday=Quiz on pages 282-313 & "Owns & Loans"

Jan.9/Wednesday=Stock & Company Search 50pts.

http://www.nyse.com/about/listed/lc_ny_name_A.html?ListedComp=All

Jan.10/Thursday=Something Puzzling 30pts.

Jan.11/Friday=Economic Challenge on these readings:

http://money.cnn.com/magazines/moneymag/money101/lesson4/index.htm,
http://money.cnn.com/magazines/moneymag/money101/lesson5/index.htm,
http://money.cnn.com/magazines/moneymag/money101/lesson23/index.htm



Jan.14/Monday=AV Day 60pts.

Jan.15/Tuesday=Review for Cycle 4 Test

Jan.17/Thursday=Cycle 4 Test 100pts.