February 24

posted Feb 24, 2012, 5:55 AM by Peter Knowles
Today we start with a vocabulary test over the terms in your Muslim & Asian Vocabulary assignment. Do your best on this test, then turn your attention to your written assessment for this assessment cycle. Make sure that you have completed your Economic Empires Chart, your Muslim Empires Comparison chart, and your Outside Influences chart. Once you've done that, start working on your answer to Assessment 10, Due on Monday, Feb 27. You'll find all the details you need on the attached PDF document, but here are the key details: 

Standard: Economics 2.4

Understand the economic issues and problems that all societies face.

Key Question to Answer

How do economic decisions of a society help or hurt it over time?

Content Focus

Ch 8: Muslim Empires and Ch 9: the East Asian World  

Big picture: Write a response to the question above to show how well you understand Economics Standard 2.4. Use a clear and inviting introduction as well as strong organization to lead your reader through your response. Include multiple examples from class and from your own investigations to support your thesis. Provide citations to show where all your information came from along with a complete and accurate reference list. Use standard academic English writing to present your ideas.

Compose your answer in Google Docs. Copy & publish to your Blog by Midnight on due date (Feb 27th)

Students who miss deadline will be assigned working lunch until assessment is completed. L

Additional resources to help you go beyond the textbook are available to help. 

And don't forget to ask questions if you have them.