CWP Timeline

Teacher: Patrick Mitchell

Unit Outline 1: CWP - Globalization and the Economy

Essential Question(s): How do we influence and how are we influenced by the global economy?

Guiding Question(s): How have recent changes and developments in the global economy affected you or your community?

 

CBA: You and the Economy

   

Required GLE

Student will …

ECONOMICS

2.1.1

Analyzes how economic choices made by groups and individuals in the global economy can impose costs and provide benefits.

  • Examines the costs and benefits for Washington's residents of stricter immigration laws.
Artifact:
  • Student will find an article on immigration and will be prepared to discuss the impacts on the local economy if immigration laws are strengthened.
Deadline: March 6

2.4.1

Analyzes and evaluates how individuals affect and are affected by the distribution of resources and sustainability.

  • Examines how a student's career choices will affect the local, national, and/or global economy.
Artifact:
  • Student will locate a job and write a paragraph describing their role in the local, national, and/or global economy.
Deadline: January 31
  • Student will locate a home that they are eligible to purchase after completing the home loan calculator.
Deadline: Feb. 25
Artifact:
  • Student will locate two stocks on a major trading desk and be prepared to trade stocks, gold, and silver on Feb. 5

SOCIAL STUDIES SKILLS

5.1.1

Analyzes the short-term and long-term implications of decisions affecting the global community.

  • Examines the short-term and long-term implications that individual's career choices have for their local community and the world.
Artifact:
  • Student will locate a job and write a paragraph describing their role in the local, national, and/or global economy.
Deadline: January 31

5.1.2

Evaluates the plausibility of an analysis of decisions affecting the global community.

  • Critiques whether realistic an analysis of the long-term implications of individual's career choices for their local community is realistic.
Artifact:
  • Student will locate a job and write a paragraph describing their role in the local, national, and/or global economy.
Deadline: January 31

5.3.1

Evaluates how the discussion and the proposed alternative resolutions changed or solidified one's own position on public issues.

  • Evaluates how classroom discussions and proposed alternative resolutions have changed or solidified one's own position on which career choices are best.
Artifact:
  • Student will find an article on immigration and will be prepared to discuss the impacts on the local economy if immigration laws are strengthened.
Deadline: March 6
   

Required GLE

Suggested Examples …

ECONOMICS

2.2.2

Analyzes and evaluates the effects of specialization on global trade.

  • Judges the effects of an oil-based economy on the members of OPEC.
Artifact:
  • Classroom discussion on articles
Deadline: Quarter 3

CIVICS

1.1.1

1.3.1

Analyzes and evaluates the ways in which the U.S. Constitution and other fundamental documents promote key ideals and principles.



Evaluates the impact of international agreements on contemporary world issues.
  • Evaluates how our society promotes good citizenship by promoting key ideals and principles.
Artifact:
  • Behavior modification chart will be used to show students that good behavior in a civil society has tangible rewards and is accepted by the society as a whole as a moral, ethical, and legal basis for a pluralistic democratic society.
Deadline: Feb. 3 – April 4

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  • Critiques the advantages and disadvantages of belonging to international organizations, such as the United Nations, or adhering to international agreements, such as the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Artifact:
  • Classroom discussion on articles
Deadline: Quarter 3

HISTORY

4.3.1

Analyzes the motives and interests behind an interpretation of a recent event.

  • Examines the motives and interests behind different interpretations of the effects of NAFTA on the North American economies.
Artifact:
  • Classroom discussion on articles
Deadline: Quarter 3

4.3.2

Evaluates the ramifications of mono-causal explanations of contemporary events in the world.

  • Weighs the validity of oil as the sole cause of conflicts in the Middle East.
Artifact:
  • Classroom discussion on articles
Deadline: Quarter 3

CBA: Cultural Interactions

   

Required GLE

Suggested Examples …

ECONOMICS

2.1.1

Analyzes and evaluates the advantages and disadvantages of different economic systems for countries and groups of people.

  • Evaluates the effects of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on the economies of the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
  • Examines how global competition in agriculture has affected wages for farm workers.
Artifact:
  • Student will find an article on NAFTA and immigration and will be prepared to discuss the impacts on the local economy if NAFTA is re-negotiated.
Deadline: March 6

GEOGRAPHY

3.2.2

Analyzes and evaluates the social and political factors affecting cultural interactions.

  • Examines the role of ethnocentrism in determining how recent Mexican migrants fare in Pacific Northwest.
Artifact:
  • Classroom discussion on immigration and the impact on the local economy
Deadline: Quarter 3

SOCIAL STUDIES SKILLS

5.4.1

Evaluates positions and evidence to make one's own decisions in a paper or presentation.

  • Evaluates the effects of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on the economies of the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
  • Examines how global competition in agriculture has affected wages for farm workers.
Artifact:
  • Student will locate a job and write a paragraph describing their role in the local, national, and/or global economy.
Deadline: January 31
Artifact:
  • Student will find an article on NAFTA and immigration and will be prepared to write 3-paragraph paper on the impacts on the local economy if NAFTA is re-negotiated.
Deadline: March 13
  • Student will present a power point presentation to a community panel about their career choice and be prepared to answer questions about their chosen career field.
Deadline: April

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