Unit 1 Ch. 3
Day 1Ch. 3 Sec. 1: American Free Enterprise System

1. We will read Economics and you on page 49
2. Next we will take the Ch. 3 Sec. 1 notes and fill out Ch. 3 Sec. 1 Answer Sheet in packet.





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Day 2
Ch. 3 Sec. 1: American Free Enterprise System

1. Today we will finish our Ch. 3 Sec. 1 answer sheet using our Ch. 3 Sec. 1 notes





2. Next you will be able to research an interest group and federal agency of your own choosing and fill out a research worksheet on them.



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Day 3
Ch. 3 Sec. 2: "Promoting Growth and Stability"

1. Today you can finish your Federal Agency and Interest Group research worksheet quickly. We are going to go over them and collect them after a few minutes.


2. Next we are going to discuss and take our Ch. 3 Sec. 2 notes on how the government promotes growth and stability in our economy.




3. Then we will practice the information with a Ch. 3 Sec. 2 Exploration page.


4. Lastly we will watch a crash course video on the 08' recession so we have prior knowledge for our activity tomorrow on the subject.
08' Recession Crash Course

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Day 4
Ch. 3 Sec. 2: "Promoting Growth and Security"

1. Today we are going to expand upon the 09' Stimulus Bill by having you guys determine if you think it was a success in promoting growth and security in our economy or was it wasteful spending?
- Click the link below to go to and complete the 09' Recovery Act Wiki and post your opinion on the discussion board.
09' American Recovery Act

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Day 5
Ch. 3 Sec. 2: "Promoting Growth and Security"

Today we are going to continue looking at how our government attempts to promote growth and security in our mixed economy but we are going to look at the situations where we have to watch how much economic security we ask for compared to the economic freedom we might lose.

1. Watch the Drew Carey Project Volume 1 DVD and answer corresponding questions in packet.
Traffic Gridlock
Dance Ban
Living Large
National City

2. Homework will be the Eminent Domain page in packet


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Day 6
Ch. 3 Sec. 2: Promoting Growth and Stability

1. Today we are going to look at the middle class in America and try to determine if it is as stagnant as some lead us to believe or are we doing better than we think with a wiki assignment.
- Use the Gross Domestic Product wiki and middle class reading links below to answer this answer sheet.





Gross Domestic Product Wiki
Wall Street Journal Reading

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Day 7
Ch. 3 Sec. 3: Providing Public Goods

1. Today we are going to discuss and practice how the government intervenes in our economy to provide services that we might not be able to do as efficiently in the private sector.

2. First let's learns about the section with the following:



3. Next you will create a public good poster for a service of your own choosing.


4. Lastly let's highlight the information from your packets that will be on the test in a few days.

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Day 8
Ch. 3 Sec. 4: "Providing A Safety Net"

1. Today we will look at the safety net in America we use to promote economic equity and security since in a free market those two goals are at the bottom but in a mixed economy the government can address them.

2. First we will use our Ch. 3 Sec. 4 Answer Sheet to go over Ch. 3 Sec. 4 notes.



3. Next we will explore if we can afford a large safety net with our economic status through a wiki research worksheet.

Providing a Safety Net wiki site

4. Homework will be the Analyzing Political Cartoon for Ch. 3 Sec .4


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Day 9
Ch. 3 Sec. 4: "Providing A Safety Net"

1. Today we will finish our Safety Net Worksheet from the Safety Net wiki site.

Safety Net Wiki Site

2. Then we will review the Analyzing Political Cartoon worksheet from packet for Ch. 3 Sec. 4


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- Reminder- Unit 1 Test tomorrow