The purpose of this course is to provide instruction that enables you to accelerate the development of reading and writing skills and to strengthen those skills so you are able to successfully read and write grade-level text independently. Instruction emphasizes reading comprehension, writing fluency, and vocabulary study through the use of a variety of literary and informational texts that encompass a broad range of text structures, genres, and levels of complexity.
- 01.00 Welcome to Economics
- 01.01 How Do I Plan for Success?
- 01.02 What Is Economics?
- 01.03 Why Can’t I Have It All?
- 01.04 Demand
- 01.05 Supply
- 01.06 The Soap Opera of Supply and Demand
- 01.07 The Green and What It Means
- 01.08 What’s the Big Idea? Discussion-Based Assessment
- 01.09 Economic Basics Exam
It All Begins With You
- 02.00 It All Begins With You
- 02.01 Is It a Want or a Need?
- 02.02 Sharing With Uncle Sam?
- 02.03 Save, Invest, or Spend?
- 02.04 Why Budget?
- 02.05 What’s the Big Idea?
- 02.06 It All Begins With You Exam
Taking Care of Business
- 03.00 Taking Care of Business
- 03.01 Could You Be an Entrepreneur?
- 03.02 What are Factors of Production?
- 03.03 Who Is the Boss?
- 03.04 Selling It!
- 03.05 Getting the Most for Your Money
- 03.06 Building a Better Business
- 03.07 What’s the Big Idea? Discussion-Based Assessment
- 03.08 Taking Care of Business Exam
- 04.00 Getting Political
- 04.01 Ultimate Roller Coaster
- 04.02 Should the Government Control the Economy?
- 04.03 How Does the Fed Affect Me?
- 04.04 The Fed’s Toolbox
- 04.05 Uncle Sam’s Toolbox
- 04.06 What’s the Big Idea? Discussion-Based Assessment
- 04.07 Getting Political Exam
- 05.00 Thinking Globally
- 05.01 How Economists’ Ideas Affect Us
- 05.02 How Can We Organize an Economy?
- 05.03 What are My Country’s Goals?
- 05.04 Why Do Countries Trade?
- 05.05 Should Free Trade Be A Goal?
- 05.06 Does Inflation Matter?
- 05.07 What’s the Big Idea?
- 05.08 Thinking Globally Exam
- 06.00 Circular-Flow
- 06.01 Economic Relationships
- 06.02 What Are Externalities?
- 06.03 How Do Externalities Affect You?
- 06.04 What’s the Big Idea? Discussion-Based Assessment
- 06.05 Circular Flow Project
- 06.06 Segment Exam
Grade 9, 10, 11, 12
To achieve success, students are expected to submit work in each course weekly. Students can learn at their own pace; however, “any pace” still means that students must make progress in the course every week. To measure learning, students complete self-checks, practice lessons, multiple-choice questions, projects, discussion-based assessments, and discussions. Students are expected to maintain regular contact with teachers; the minimum requirement is monthly. When teachers, students, and parents work together, students are successful.