Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Thursday, January 23, 2020
Each student is responsible for constructing an AP Macroeconomic Current Events Portfolio which will consist of ten articles, a summary or précis of each article including your thoughts.
àà DUE DATE: ALL 10 articles with summaries are DUE on or by March 20th, 2019.
SOURCE: Where do I find current events? Acceptable sources where articles may be obtained:
o Albuquerque Journal & Santa Fe New Mexican
o USA Today
o Wall St Journal
· NEWS MAGAZINES:
o U.S. News & World Report,
o Business Week,
o The Economist
o Christian Science Monitor
o Fortune Magazine, etc. . . .
CURRENT EVENT TOPIC/CATEGORY: What does your current event need to be about?
· The current event of choice must be related to economics.
· The topics of the articles that you should be looking for are as follows:
1) Opportunity Costs/Tradeoffs 6) Investment/Stock Market
2) Supply and Demand 7) Monetary Policy/Banking System
3) Economic Indicators-GDP 8) Fiscal Policy
4) Economic Indicators-Unemployment 9) International Trade
5) Economic Indicators-Inflation 10) Topic of Your Choice
The articles DO NOT need to be done in this order, but plan on doing ONE article per week.
What is the format/layout of my current event assignment?
Format or Layout: At the top of each summary you should have the following information:
The article summary should be a brief description of what the article is about; highlighting the main points. Try to identify the article as either microeconomic or macroeconomic; relate your thoughts to the subject matter; and if possible, relate it to what’s discussed in class.
The length of each summary should be a minimum of 100 words or a half page (12 point font, single-spaced, and double-spaced between paragraphs).
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
National Archives Document Analysis Worksheets & Templates
For contextual understanding and to extract information to make informed judgments using these worksheets: photos, written documents, artifacts, posters, maps, cartoons, videos, and sound recordings.
Worksheets for Novice or Those Learning English
Worksheets for Intermediate or Secondary Students