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  Welcome to 7th Grade Civics and Economics! Brace yourself for a challenging second semester of what I hope will contain many positive educational experiences for you. By the end of this school year, you will have gained considerable knowledge and will be able to see the world more clearly so that the impact you will make upon it will have greater significance. I am looking forward to sharing this year with you and helping you succeed not only in this course, but in life as well - as you apply what you will learn to many of life's situations and better yourself as well as society.

      During the month of March, we will be turning our attention to the study of economics. We will examine the different economic systems of the world, learn about the relationship between supply and demand, and identify macro and microeconomic concepts. 

     Students by now should have selected five companies traded on the New York Stock Exchange or on NASDAQ in which they have invested an imaginary amount of money. They will be following the prices of those shares throughout the month of March to determine if their purchases were profitable. The first Stock table is due on or before March 3rd.

Lesson Topics and Assignments will be posted weekly on the calendar. I will also post pdf files of various items for students (study guides, homework and project rubrics) made available below. 

The textbook web site can be accessed through the following link: http://connected.mcgraw-hill.com/connected/login.do

Here is also the link to moodle: https://moodle.tvcs.org/moodle/login/index.php


Contact: Robert.Trifu@tvcs.org

PDF documents
Ch. 15/16 Study Guide - Review for Test on 2/25
Civics/Economics Syllabus 2014-2015 - Course Description for 7th Grade Social Studies
Current Events Rubric/Information - Bi-Weekly Homework Options
Debate Rubric (Everyone turns in p. 3 on due date) - 3rd Quarter Research Option
Our Leaders - High Officers of FL and the U.S.A.
Parent Consent for Community Service - Must be on file before volunteer work is done
Service Learning Log - Volunteer Homework Form
Stock Market HW - Table 1 - First Five Columns Due 3/3
Stock Market HW Table 2 - Progress Table due 3/25

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7th Grade Civics - Economic Systems

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7th Grade Civics - Economic Decisions

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7th Grade Civics - Trade-Offs in Economics

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7th Grade Civics - Supply & Demand

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7th Grade Civics - The Economic Role of Prices

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7th Grade Civics - Ch. 17 Overview

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7th Grade Civics - Ch. 17 Assessment

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7th Grade Civics - Gross Domestic Product

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7th Grade Civics - Promoting Economic Growth

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7th Grade Civics - No School!

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7th Grade Civics - Capitalism

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7th Grade Civics - Entrepreneurs

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7th Grade Civics - Ch. 18 Assessment

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7th Grade Civics - Consumerism

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7th Grade Civics - Stocks & Bonds

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7th Grade Civics - Personal Budgeting

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7th Grade Civics - Using Credit

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7th Grade Civics - The Importance of Savings

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7th Grade Civics - Saving & Investing

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7th Grade Civics - Ch. 19 Assessment

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7th Grade Civics - Spring Break This Week!

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