Mr. Mike Ellis

 
Economics & Personal Finance/ Head Girls Basketball Coach
 865-457-4716
mellis@acs.ac
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Class Schedule

 

1st Semester

Room

2nd Semester

Room

Economics

038

Economics

038

Personal Finance

038

Economics

038

Plan

038 or Gym

Economics

038

Team Sports

Gym

Plan

Gym

 

 

 

 


GRADING POLICY

 

Exams will be conducted and projects assessed. There will be a Stock Market project, Financial Fitness for the Future, Developing a Nation, Commodities, Entrepreneur, Consumer Inquiry, Supply and Demand, and Business. Notebook will be 75% of the Final Exam.

 

Your final grade will come from the following:

 

1. Article Work

2. Board Work

3. You will have a test on Chapters in Units 1, 2, 3, 5 and 6.

4. Homework Assignments

5. Pop Quizzes

6. Weekly Participation Points:  Doing what you are supposed to do:   

     Be on time;  Listen;  Do your work;  etc.  If you do not do the things you are supposed to be doing

     each week.

7. Commodities Project:  You will get a chance to earn Extra Credit on your prediction and will write a

     very small paper

8. Projects

 

93-100  A                                                Exams/Quizzes                                       50%

85-92    B                                                Participation/Homework                    15%                       

75-84    C                                                Projects                                                   20%

70-74    D                                               Final Exam                                               15%                       

< 70       F








SYLLABUS FOR ECONOMICS

Course Instructor:  Mr. Ellis

 

 

 

Weeks 1-3

Unit 1: Introduction to Economics (Chapters 1-2) Cooper’s Point Project

Unit 6: The International Scene (Chapters 18-20) Developing a Nation

Week 4

Unit 2: Practical Economics- How Theory Works for You (Chapters 3-6) 
         Projects Entrepreneur Project, Consumer Personal Finance Inquiry, Stock Market

Weeks 5-7

Unit 3: Microeconomics- Market, Prices, and Business Competition (Chapters 7-9)  
        
Project: Business

Weeks 8 – 9

Unit 5: Macroeconomics- The Nation’s Economy (Chapters 13-17)
         
 Project: Economic Indicators and Fiscal Policy

 

Final Exam