Collierville High School

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Course Description

AP Macroeconomics is an introductory college-level course that focuses on the principles that apply to an economic system as a whole. The course places particular emphasis on the study of national income and price-level determination; it also develops students’ familiarity with economic performance measures, the financial sector, stabilization policies, economic growth, and international economics. Students learn to use graphs, charts, and data to analyze, describe, and explain economic concepts.

Recent Posts

Week of 10/2 - 10/6

Monday - Unit 2 Test Review
Tuesday - SR ACT Retake; JR Practice ACT
Wednesday - Unit 2 Test (MC only)
Thursday - Unit 2 Test (FR only)
Friday - Aggregate Demand

Week of 9/25 - 9/29

Monday - Unemployment: Inflation
Tuesday - Inflation
Wednesday - Chapter 8 Vocabulary Quiz
Thursday - Chapter 8 Quiz
Friday - Review AP Exam FR 

Week of 9/18 - 9/22

Monday - GDP
Tuesday - Test Corrections, Activity 2.2
Wednesday - Chapter 6 Vocabulary Quiz
Thursday - Chapter 6 Quiz
Friday - Unemployment

Week of 9/11 - 9/15

Monday - Unit 1 Test Review
Tuesday - Unit 1 Test (MC only)
Wednesday - GDP; Nominal vs. Real GDP
Thursday - Limitations of GDP
Friday - NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS

Week of 9/4 - 9/8

Monday - NO SCHOOL - LABOR DAY
Tuesday - Price Floors & Ceilings; Double Shifts & Related Markets (HW - Study CH. 3 Vocabulary)
Wednesday - Chapter 3 Vocabulary Quiz; Pricing Practice
Thursday - Chapter 3 Quiz (HW - Read Dead Econ Ch. 7)
Friday - Alfred Marshall Timed Write

Week of 8/28 - 9/1

 Monday - Law of Demand; Determinants of Demand (HW - Read Dead Econ Ch. 6)
Tuesday - Karl Marx Timed Write; Workbook 1.5
Wednesday - Elasticity of Demand; Law of Supply; Determinants of Supply
Thursday - Workbook 1.6 & 1.7; Elasticity of Supply
Friday - Equilibrium Pricing; Workbook 1.8

Week of 8/21 - 8/25

Monday - Market Structures; Consumer Sector
Tuesday - Business Sector; International Sector (HW - Read Chapter 5)
Wednesday - Circular Flow Model; Government Sector (HW - Review Chapter 4 & 5 Terms)
Thursday - Chapter 4 & 5 Vocabulary Quiz (HW - Chapter 4 & 5 Quiz)
Friday - Chapter 4 & 5 Quiz

Week of 8/14 - 8/18

Monday - Review Activity 1.1; Production Possibilities
Tuesday - Review Dead Econ Essay; Comparative Advantage
Wednesday - Chapter 1 & 2 Vocabulary Quiz; Logical Fallacies
Thursday - J.S. Mill Timed Write; Review Yellen Speech; Review
Friday - Chapter 1 & 2 Quiz

Week of 8/7 - 8/11

Monday - Introduction, Turn in Yellen Testimony Summary, Assign textbooks
Tuesday - Pre-test
Wednesday - Summer Reading Timed Write; What is Economics
Thursday - Factors of Production
Friday - Economics Goals; Macro vs Micro