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Class Description:

Accounting is the language of business. In this course, you will learn to plan, record, analyze, and interpret financial information by going through an entire accounting cycle for a service business organized as a proprietorship.

In addition, we will discuss other topics to introduce you to business overall. If you plan on working in a business, majoring in business in college, or even owning your own business, this is a great class to take!
 
To learn more about how this class runs, check out the graphic syllabus.
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Tuesday 11-28-17
Posted 11/22/2017 at 3:20:01 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

What does it mean to be a respectful listener?


Today we will...

Have a guest speaker from The Art Institute!


Goals:

Learn about what The Art Institute has to offer.

Wednesday 11-22-17
Posted 11/21/2017 at 3:48:08 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Sit in your seat while I take attendance.


Today we will...

Watch some volleyball!


Goals:

Relax and enjoy some friendly competition!

Tuesday 11-21-17
Posted 11/20/2017 at 2:24:25 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Check your grade and see the list below. Are you missing anything? Would you like a better grade on something you’ve already turned in? Also, did you earn back points on the test or were you absent on Monday 11/13/17?

 

  • Binder Audit #3

  • On Your Own 4-1

  • On Your Own 4-2

  • Ethical Dilemma Google Doc


Today we will...

Check our grades and take steps to make sure they are the best they can be!

 

Discuss our ethical dilemmas.

 

Goals:

  • Update grades.

  • Consider a scenario in business ethics and determine an ethical course of action.

Monday 11-20-17
Posted 11/17/2017 at 2:44:15 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

What are business ethics again? What three questions do you ask yourself when facing an ethical dilemma?


Today we will...

Do 4-2 On Your Own by yourself and turn it in for a grade when finished. If you have questions:

  • Look over your notes and the book.

  • Ask me for help.

  • Ask a friend to explain it, but DO NOT simply copy answers! You're only hurting your own test grade! :(

Find an ethical business dilemma online. Create a Google Doc and include the following:

  1. A link to the info you found.

  2. A summary of the dilemma.

  3. The three questions to ask (find them on one of your ethics handouts or page 28).

  4. A description of how you would handle the dilemma.

  5. A description of how it was actually handled (if the dilemma has been handled yet).

Goals:

  • Post from a general journal to a general ledger.

  • Consider a scenario in business ethics and determine an ethical course of action.

Friday 11-17-17
Posted 11/16/2017 at 2:50:41 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Explain the answers to Audit Your Understanding on page 101 to your neighbor. See if you can do so without looking at the book or your notes!


Today we will...

Complete the back of your 4-2 Notes where you are to fill in the balance section for: Accounts Payable - Sleepy Solutions.


Return to 4-2 Work Together. We will discuss a few and then continue on your own.


Check answers with the answer key when finished. If you missed something and don't know why, ask! Today is all about making sure you know how to do it!


Work with Chapter 4 vocab in Quizlet.


Goal:

Post from a general journal to a general ledger.

Thursday 11-16-17
Posted 11/15/2017 at 12:55:55 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Turn to page 92 and look at the example chart of accounts. What do you notice about the headings? Look over your returned paper. If you missed points, figure out why. If you have questions, please ask! :)


Today we will...

Go over 4-2 Notes. Fill in blanks and follow along with examples as we go.


Start working on 4-2 Work Together on page 101.

  • For this, we will have two papers.

    • One is the journal

    • The other is the ledger

  • You will use the info from the journal to fill out the ledger.

  • We will start it together and you should finish it on your own.

  • When done, come up and check your answers.


Goal:

Post from a general journal to a general ledger.

Wednesday 11-15-17
Posted 11/14/2017 at 8:15:40 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Use the extra space on the back of your 4-1 Work Together to answer the Audit Your Understanding questions on page 95. 


Today we will...

Return to 4-1 Work Together. Check your paper with the answer key.


Complete 4-1 On Your Own on page 95 and turn it into the tray for a grade. Please remember...

You should complete it by yourself. THIS is how you will earn the best grade you can on your test. If you have questions, you may:

  • Look in your book

  • Look at your notes and/or Work Together problem

  • Ask me

  • Ask your neighbor to explain it, but don't copy his/her answers!


Work with Chapter 4 vocab. You may either play games in Quizlet or simply write out the definitions using the book.


Goals:

  • Prepare a chart of accounts.

  • Define accounting terms related to posting from a general journal to a general ledger.

Tuesday 11-14-17
Posted 11/13/2017 at 1:53:49 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Preview Chapter 4...

  • 4-1 goes over preparing a chart of accounts.

    • Where have we seen these before?

  • 4-2 goes over posting from a general journal to a general ledger.

    • Would this have been helpful calculating our Cash account balances in Monopoly?

      • a "running balance"

      • all the info for Cash in one place

Today we will...

Turn to page 92 to look over the Chart of Accounts.

What do you notice about it, specifically, the numbers?


Start Chapter 4 by taking 4-1 Notes.


Do 4-1 Work Together with a partner. I will give you manipulatives to organize the accounts. You should:

  1. Organize the first 15 accounts into groups (assets, liabilities...)

  2. Put them in order based on the rules (liquidity, alphabetical...)

  3. Label their account numbers based on the rules.

  4. Add in the two "NEW" accounts, assigning them numbers.

  5. Use what you've done and the example on p. 92 to fill out the worksheet.

PLEASE NOTE: Though you are working with someone else, everyone should write the answers and turn in the paper.


Goals:

  • Consider organizing accounting information in another way.

  • Prepare a chart of accounts.

Monday 11-13-17
Posted 11/10/2017 at 1:54:44 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Read over the plan below for earning back points.


Today you will...

Get your binder and a book. Then, sit in the same seat you sat in to take the test yesterday to earn back half credit on missed points.

  • Get your binder and a book first.

  • Use extra journal if necessary.

  • Raise your hand when finished and I'll collect your test.

  • Remain seated until everyone is done.

  • NO PHONE until your test is collected!


Goal:

Review what you missed and make corrections to earn back points.

Friday 11-10-17
Posted 11/9/2017 at 2:22:59 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Do any last minute studying!


Today we will...

Take the Chapter 3 Test!


When you are finished with your test, I will collect it. Please make sure you have something to occupy yourself silently while others finish taking the test.


Goals:

Show what you know about Chapter 3!

Thursday 11-9-17
Posted 11/8/2017 at 2:27:48 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Complete Binder Audit #3.


Today we will...

Go to the following web address on a computer or your phone to play a review Kahoot for extra credit!


kahoot.it


Goal:

Make sure you're ready to get a good grade on the Chapter 3 Test TOMORROW!
Wednesday 11-8-17
Posted 11/6/2017 at 2:53:41 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Look over the Monopoly Follow-Up questions. You will have a chance to see your journals shortly.


Today we will...

Return to your Monopoly journal (and ending dollar amount) to further complete your questions.


Discover the winners and discuss the questions.


REMINDER: Chapter 3 Test on Friday!


Use the rest of class to...

  • Make up any missing assignments.

  • Practice vocab in Quizlet.

  • Study using the textbook website.


Goals:

  • Consider how info is organized on a general journal and determine how companies use this info.

  • Prepare for the test.

Monday 11-6-17
Posted 11/3/2017 at 1:37:51 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Return to your Monopoly game. If you have (or have had) absences in your group, check Friday's post for how to handle them.


Today we will...

Continue to play! Do you feel like this is helping you with journalizing transactions? At the end of class, do not put your cash back in the bank. Keep it tucked in your journal for one more day. Tomorrow we will determine the winners!


There will be a review Kahoot on Thursday and the Chapter 3 Test will be on Friday!


Goal: 

Practice journalizing transactions while playing Monopoly!

Friday 11-3-17
Posted 11/2/2017 at 2:46:07 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Review your Monopoly journal entries. If you weren't here yesterday, ask someone how to play Accounting Monopoly!


Today we will...

Discuss example entries. Did you come across any that weren't provided as examples? How did you journalize them?


How to handle absences:

  • If you weren't here yesterday, have the banker give you start up cash and record your first transaction as an investment and then join the game where it is.

  • If someone is absent today, count their properties as free spots - you cannot buy them, but you don't have to pay rent either!

Continue playing Accounting Monopoly!


Goal:

Journalize Monopoly transactions!

Thursday 11-2-17
Posted 11/1/2017 at 2:26:01 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Look over your returned journals. If you missed points, figure out why. If you're not sure, please ask!


Today we will...

Discuss bell work.


Go over the rules of Monopoly, starting with this video from Howcast called, "How to Play Monopoly."  Then, we will discuss how we will put an accounting twist on the game.


Play Accounting Monopoly... keep in mind that we will use our journals to tell who won, so keep them up to date! :)

 

Goals:

  • Review journalizing transactions, asking questions as needed.

  • Journalize your Monopoly transactions!

Wednesday 11-1-17
Posted 10/31/2017 at 2:34:41 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Continue to work on your Halloween business idea. Make sure you give as many details as possible about the marketing mix and your target market.

 

Today we will...

Share ideas and build on them through constructive criticism and discussion. 

 

Goals:

  • Come up with a product, identify a target market, and analyze the marketing mix.
  • Assist others in refining their marketing mix as it relates to their business ideas.

Happy Halloween! :) 10-31-17
Posted 10/30/2017 at 2:25:31 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Remind your neighbor what the marketing mix is. Describe to him/her what the 4 P's are and how they relate to a target market.

 

Today we will...

Finish analyzing the last three print ads.

 

Watch and discuss a few videos about the marketing mix from Biz Kidz Episode 211.

 

Start to think about how you could use the marketing mix to sell a Halloween product to a specific target market...

Goals:

  • Define the marketing mix.

  • Consider how you might use the marketing mix to sell a Halloween product to a particular target market.

Monday 10-30-17
Posted 10/27/2017 at 2:42:08 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Learn the basics of a target market by researching the following:

  1. What is a target market?
  2. What categories can you use to identify a target market?
  3. Why is a target market important to a business in general?
  4. How might having a well-defined target market impact the accounting department?

Today we will...

We will start by watching the first couple minutes of a video called: Target Market Strategies for Successful Businesses.

Use the "What is a target market?" paper to help us describe ourselves as members of one.

Look at some print ads and answer the following about them:

  1. What is the brand name?

  2. What does the copy say (words or slogans)?

  3. Describe the image on the advertisement.

  4. Who is the target audience and how do you know this?

Goals:

  • Define the term target market and identify target markets of various print ads.

  • Define the marketing mix.

Friday 10-27-17
Posted 10/26/2017 at 2:52:38 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Get situated somewhere that you can comfortably see the screen.

Today we will...

Watch the "Honey vs. Hip" episode of Cleveland Hustle and discuss it using the worksheet as a guide.

Goal:

Use what you know about accounting to discuss the show!

Thursday 10-26-17
Posted 10/25/2017 at 2:33:39 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

If you're not finished with Using Source Documents, that's ok. You will finish it during class today. For bell work, everyone should complete the 1/2 sheet: Source Document Activity Follow-Up.

Today we will...

Review yesterday's activity. Fill in and/or make corrections (following the "Standard Accounting Practices" as found in 3-4 Notes)!

Complete 3-4 On Your Own on page 77 and turn it into the tray for a grade.

Goals:

  • Understand how source documents are used in accounting.

  • Journalize transactions, including starting a new journal page.

Wednesday 10-25-17
Posted 10/24/2017 at 3:03:34 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Review the source document abbreviations and images found on pages 58-59.

Today we will...

Complete the activity: Using Source Documents on page 85 with a partner. You will work together to organize the source documents, but everyone should fill out a journal page.

Here are some tips:

  • Organize the source documents - In what order are transactions journalized?

  • Use page 85 to see all the possible account titles.

  • Go through the steps for each entry:

    • Date

    • Debit Account Title

      • Debit Amount

    • Credit Account Title

      • Credit Amount

    • Source Document

Because there are 17 transactions, you will use 34 lines of the journal.

Put all 17 source documents back in the envelope, tuck your journals into the flap and turn the whole thing in to the tray when finished.

Goal:

Use source documents to journalize transactions.

Tuesday 10-24-17
Posted 10/23/2017 at 8:36:05 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Check out this page that appeard on the Wells Fargo website after they found themselves in hot water. What do you think?

Today we will...

Share and discuss your ideas.

Take 3-4 Notes.

Complete 3-4 Work Together.

Look over your returned On Your Own paper. Did you miss any points? If so, figure out why. Your grades are now up to date for the first 9 weeks. Please ask if you have any questions! 

Goal:

Start a new journal page and understand standard accounting practices related to journalizing transactions.

Monday 10-23-17
Posted 10/20/2017 at 3:28:31 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Get out the notes you took last Wednesday and/or Friday about Wells Fargo.

Today we will...

Share what you found about what's going on with this current event. Consider the ethical model, who continutes to be affected?

Complete 3-3 Work Together on page 73.

Complete 3-3 On Your Own on page 73 and turn it in for a grade.

Consider that grades close at the end of this week. Are you missing anything?

Goals:

  • Consider the ethical model and how it can be used to discuss a current event.

  • Journalize transactions that affect owner's equity and receiving cash on account.

Friday 10-20-17
Posted 10/19/2017 at 2:43:34 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]
Scroll down to yesterday's post for today's plans! :)
Thursday 10-19-17
Posted 10/18/2017 at 8:11:45 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Use the space on the bottom of your 3-2 Notes to complete Audit Your Understanding on page 67.

Today we will...

Revisit ethics and the Wells Fargo scandal, specifically how it has impacted employees. To do so, we will listen to and discuss an NPR story called: Former Wells Fargo Employees Join Class Action Lawsuit. Share what you found intersting yesterday! What has happened recently in this current event?

Talk to your neighbor about the following:

  1. What are the four accounts we've discussed that fall under owner's equity?

  2. Which are "good" for the business and which are "not so good" for the business?

  3. Why does determining if it's good for the business or not matter?

Take 3-3 Notes.

Complete 3-3 Work Together on page 73.

Goals:

  • Consider the ethical model and how it can be used to discuss a current event.

  • Journalize transactions that affect owner's equity and receiving cash on account.

Wednesday 10-18-17
Posted 10/17/2017 at 9:10:33 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Explore updates on the Wells Fargo story we learned about yesterday. Search using Google and click on the "news" tab at the top. Jot down some notes. You can use the back of your ethical dilemma "E" paper. Be ready to share something interesting you find. We will do so tomorrow!

Today we will...

Complete 3-2 On Your Own on page 67 and turn it in for a grade.

Do a "Go-On" activity such as the textbook's review games for Chapter 3 or whatever else you find using the link to the left. I recommend scrolling down to the "X-TRAS" if you haven't checked them out yet! :)

Goals:

  • Consider the ethical model and how it can be used to discuss a current event.

  • Record entries in a general journal.

Tuesday 10-17-17
Posted 10/16/2017 at 1:53:39 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Return to the ethical dilemma "E" and discuss it. Can you find yours? 

Today we will...

Complete 3-2 Notes. Fill in blanks and look at examples in the book and on the board as we go.

Complete 3-2 Work Together on page 67.

Revisit the topic of ethics with a current event. To do so, we will:

Goals:

  • Record entries in a general journal.

  • Consider the ethical model and how it can be used to discuss a current event. 

Monday 10-16-17
Posted 10/12/2017 at 1:34:50 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Look over your 3-1 Notes from last week, specifically the two transactions at the end.

Looking at the blank journal page, can you visualize how it would be recorded?

Use the back of your notes to complete Audit Your Understanding questions on page 62.

Today we will...

Discuss bell work.

Complete 3-1 Work Together on page 62.

Complete 3-1 On Your Own and turn it in for a grade.

Finish rhymes/raps and share for extra credit!

With left over time, work with Chapter 3 vocab in Quizlet.

Goals:

  • Record entries in a general journal.
  • Practice accounting vocab related to journalizing transactions.
Thursday 10-12-17
Posted 10/11/2017 at 2:01:54 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

On scrap paper, make a list of words that rhyme with each of the following:

  • journal
  • account
  • transaction

Today we will...

Finish 3-1 notes.

Continue creating rhymes to help you remember Chapter 3 vocab.
 
Goals:
  • Understand how to record entries in a general journal.
  • Define accounting terms related to journalizing transactions.

Wednesday 10-11-17
Posted 10/10/2017 at 1:55:30 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Look over (or revisit) "Accounting in the Real World" on page 55 and preview Chapter 3... Lesson 3-1 goes over source documents. Do these look familiar?

Today we will...

Start 3-1 notes. Fill in blanks as we go.

Watch a video by Smart Songs called: The Great Depression Rap.

Come up with rhymes to help you remember Chapter 3 vocab.

Goals:

  • Identify terms and concepts related to journalizing transactions.
  • Define accounting terms related to journalizing transactions.
Tuesday 10-10-17
Posted 10/9/2017 at 7:45:13 AM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Get your binder and a book. Sit in the same seat you sat in to take your test yesterday.

Today we will...

Make test corrections for half credit using your binder and a book (not your phone or your neighbor)! Please let me know if you would like a blank copy of the T-account page for your corrections.

When finished, raise your hand and I'll collect it.

Then, you should check out Quizlet for Chapter 3 and/or begin reading 3-1 on page 56 independently. (Still no phone!)

Once everyone is finished, we will do "Accounting in the Real World" on page 55 together and preview Chapter 3.

...Lesson 3-1 goes over source documents. Do these look familiar?

Goals:

  • Review what you missed and make corrections to earn back points.

  • Think about a real business's account titles and how they would be debited and credited.

Monday 10-9-17
Posted 10/6/2017 at 2:40:57 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Do any last minute studying!

Today we will...

Take the Chapter 2 Test!

Once everyone is finished (I'll let you know when), complete Binder Audit #2.

Goals:

  • Show what you know about Chapter 2!
  • Make sure your binder is organized! 
Friday 10-6-17
Posted 10/5/2017 at 1:53:59 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Finish your story and turn it in if you haven't yet!

Today we will...

Go over some of YOUR stories!

Play a review Kahoot for extra credit! Go to the following web address on a computer or your phone:

kahoot.it

Goal:

Make sure you're ready to get a good grade on the Chapter 2 Test MONDAY!
Thursday 10-5-17
Posted 10/4/2017 at 1:12:47 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Use the space at the end of your 2-3 Notes to answer the Audit Your Understanding questions on page 44.

Today we will...

Discuss bell work.

Complete the shortened 2-3 Mastery Problem.

  • If you do not understand it, you MUST ask questions and/or return to your notes to figure it out.

  • I will not be grading this, but you should use it as a study guide.

  • I'll share the answer key with you.

When finished, return to the business story to finish it - including the T-charts I added to the assignment yesterday. See the handout for details about how you will earn points. *1 extra credit point for the scenarios that are entertaining and 2 extra credit points for those chosen to go through together as a class! :)

Chapter 2 Test Monday!

Goals:

  • Analyze transactions into debit and credit parts.

  • Come up with a business scenario to practice analyzing transactions.

Attachment: 2-5 Mastery Problem (shortened)_KEY11.pdf
Wednesday 10-4-17
Posted 10/3/2017 at 2:54:30 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Finaize your story and turn it into the tray if you haven't already.

Today we will...

Complete 2-3 On Your Own, on page 44. If you have questions, now is the time to ask! When finished, turn it into the tray for a grade. I will grade them as you turn them in and then  you can move on to the application problem on the back! The more practice the better! :)

With time left, work with vocab in Quizlet and/or check out the review games on the textbook website.

Chapter 2 Test Friday!

Goal:

Analyze revenue, expense, and withdrawal transactions into debit and credit parts.

Tuesday 10-3-17
Posted 10/2/2017 at 2:41:45 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Get out your 2-3 Notes, look over the "Overview..." on the back, and turn your book to page 44.

Today we will...

Complete 2-3 Work Together

Write a story to analyze business transactions into debit and credit parts.

Goal:

Analyze revenue, expense, and withdrawal transactions into debit and credit parts.

Monday 10-2-17
Posted 9/29/2017 at 2:53:07 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Organize your binder. Put your Chapter 2 materials in order behind your materials for Chapter 1.

Today we will...

Go over 2-3 Notes, including a graphic organizer as an overview of the accounting equation. Then, we will do 2-3 Work Together on page 44.

Goal:

Analyze how transactions affect owner's equity accounts.

Friday 9-29-17
Posted 9/28/2017 at 7:05:25 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Finish 2-2 On Your Own if you haven't yet and I'll grade it right away. Look over your returned paper. If you missed points, figure out why. Please ask if you have questions!

Today we will...

Discuss bell work if needed.

Take the QUIZ!

When finished, look over the ethical dilemmas paper from yesterday. After everyone is finished, we will discuss it. Lastly, we will watch a video from Investopedia about the term acquisition, which was referred to in ethical situation B.

Goals:

  • Analyze transactions into debit and credit parts.

  • Consider scenarios in business ethics and determine an ethical course of action.

Thursday 9-28-17
Posted 9/27/2017 at 12:53:11 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Get your binder and review 2-2... especially the T-accounts on the back of your Internet Activity and the 4 questions for analyzing a transaction into debit and credit parts.

If you understand it, help out a friend who doesn't understand it yet! I promise everyone will want to know how to do this by tomorrow! ;)

...did you get the hint? 

Today we will...

Do Audit Your Understanding on page 37. You can use the back of your ethical scenario paper.

Complete 2-2 On Your Own. Use the table on the back only if you need to, I won't grade this side. Then, turn it into the tray for a grade.

When finished, consider the ethical dilemma "E" if you haven't yet done so. If you are finished before we are ready to discuss it, work with Chapter 2 vocab in Quizlet.

Goals:

  • Analyze transactions into debit and credit parts.

  • Consider a scenario in business ethics and determine an ethical course of action.

Wednesday 9-27-17
Posted 9/26/2017 at 2:55:23 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Do "More 2-2 Practice," completing the chart first. Then, fold the paper (see the example) to fill out your T-accounts.

Today we will...

Review if necessary. If you've been absent and/or have questions about 2-2, please let me know! I'd be happy to go over more examples with you.

Consider ethics in business using a real business scenario (E). Put yourself in the business person's shoes and use the ethical model as you make your decision.
 
Work on Chapter 2 vocab in Quizlet. If you feel like an expert on vocab already, choose another "Go-On" activity.

Goals:

  • Analyze transactions into debit and credit parts.

  • Consider a scenario in business ethics and determine an ethical course of action.

Tuesday 9-26-17
Posted 9/25/2017 at 1:17:21 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

If you were absent yesterday, get the ethical scenarios C & D paper out of the folder in the tray. Also get 2-2 Notes. Copy notes from a friend.
 
If you were here yesterday, explain the transactions in the notes to a friend who was absent. Use the pictures on pages 32-36 for help.
 
Also, check to see if you have On Your Own 2-1 in your binder. If so, turn it in for a grade. We did it last Thursday and I only have about half of them! 
 
Today we will...

Complete 2-2 Work Together on page 37.

Work on Chapter 2 vocab in Quizlet. If you feel like an expert on vocab already, choose another "Go-On" activity.

Goals:

  • Analyze transactions into debit and credit parts.

  • Become familiar with Chapter 2 vocab.
Monday 9-25-17
Posted 9/22/2017 at 2:30:44 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Consider ethics in business using a real business scenario. Put yourself in the business person's shoes and use the ethical model as you make your decision. 

Today we will...

Go over 2-2 Notes.

Return to bell work to learn what the person actually did in real life.

Goals:

  • Analyze transactions into debit and credit parts.

  • Consider a scenario in business ethics and determine an ethical course of action.

Friday 9-22-17
Posted 9/21/2017 at 2:30:50 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Complete the following on the back of your Internet Activity paper from last week. If you don't have one, use a piece of scrap paper - there is some on the front table.

  • Draw the accounting equation on a T account across the whole page.

  • Label debit, credit, and normal balance sides, leaving room for more stuff.

  • Create T accounts for all the asset accounts you can think of under the assets section of the overall equation.

  • List an example liability account and an example owner's equity account under each of those headings

**See the board for an idea of how your paper will be set up.

Today we will...

Go over 2-2 Notes and complete 2-2 Work Together on page 37.

Goal:

Analyze transactions into debit and credit parts.

Thursday 9-21-17
Posted 9/20/2017 at 2:43:20 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Finish 2-1 Work Together.

Today we will...

Discuss bell work.

Play versions of some ol' favorites with an Accounting twist...Debit/Credit Hokey Pokey & Simon Says!

Complete 2-1 On Your Own. Turn it into the tray for a grade.

Goals:

  • Identify accounting practices related to analyzing transactions into debit and credit parts.

  • Speed up your reaction to the terms debit and credit.

Wednesday 9-20-17
Posted 9/19/2017 at 3:03:11 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Get your Internet Activity from yesterday and finish it if you haven't already done so.

Today we will...

Briefly share what we found in yesterday's research.

Go over 2-1 Notes and complete 2-1 Work Together on page 31. Please ask questions as we go if you have them!

Goal:

Identify accounting practices related to analyzing transactions into debit and credit parts.

Tuesday 9-19-17
Posted 9/18/2017 at 2:19:12 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

If you need to earn back points, please see me. Get a book and turn to page 27.

Today we will...

Discuss the real business ethics scenarios A and B that you looked over after taking your test.

Go over "Accounting in the Real World" on page 27 together.

Complete the Internet Activity alone or with a partner. Use the worksheet to answer additional questions about the company of your choice.

Goals:

  • Consider a scenario in business ethics and determine an ethical course of action.

  • Think about transactions in terms of a real business.

Monday 9-18-17
Posted 9/15/2017 at 2:37:18 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Get your binder, a book, and a calculator. Sit in the same seat you sat in to take your test. If you were absent when we took it, come see me!

Today we will...

Make test corrections for half credit using your binder, a book, and calculator (not your phone)!

When finished, raise your hand and I'll collect it.

Then, you should check out Quizlet for Chapter 2 and/or begin reading 2-1 on page 28 independently.

Once everyone is finished, we will discuss the real business ethics scenarios A and B.

If there is even more time left, we will move on to "Accounting in the Real World" on page 27 together and complete the Internet Activity alone or with a partner.

Goals:

  • Review what you missed and make corrections to earn back points.

  • Consider a scenario in business ethics and determine an ethical course of action.

  • Think about transactions in terms of a real business.

Friday 9-15-17
Posted 9/14/2017 at 2:39:37 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Do any last minute studying!

Today we will...

Take the Chapter 1 Test!

When finished, raise your hand and I will collect it and give you a paper where you will consider ethics in business using a real business scenario. Put yourself in the business person's shoes and use the ethical model at the bottom as you make your decision. At the end of class (or Monday), we will learn what the person actually did in real life.

Goals:

  • Show what you know about Chapter 1!

  • Consider a scenario in business ethics and determine an ethical course of action.

Thursday 9-14-17
Posted 9/13/2017 at 2:55:07 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Get your binder and get ready for Binder Audit #1!

Today we will...

Complete our first Binder Audit.

Play a review Kahoot for extra credit! Go to the following web address on a computer or your phone:

kahoot.it

Goals:

  • Make sure your binder is organized.
  • Make sure you're ready to get a good grade on the Chapter 1 Test TOMORROW!
Wednesday 9-13-17
Posted 9/12/2017 at 3:02:57 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Make sure you have the following papers for our first Binder Audit tomororow! You may have additional papers and that's ok, but you MUST have these. If you don't, get an extra out of the folder.

  • 5 Key Reasons

  • 1-1 Notes

  • 1-1 Work Together/1-1 On Your Own

  • 1-2 Notes

  • 1-2 Application Problem

  • 1-3 Notes

  • 1-3 Application Problem

  • 1-4 Mastery Problem

Today we will...

Have a "Transaction Analysis Tic-Tac-Toe" tournament!

Goals:

  • Make sure you have all the necessary Chapter 1 papers.
  • Review how transactions affect accounts in an accounting equation.
Tuesday 9-12-17
Posted 9/11/2017 at 2:57:32 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Look over the half sheet: Accounting Transactions Key Words.

Today we will...

Decide how to best use class time to review. You may do any combination of the following. However, you must be productive to maintain 25 points for your "Go-On" grade.

  • Write a vocab skit, and maybe even act it out!

  • Complete the Study Guide - one or both sides.

  • Play review games on the textbook website.

  • Work with vocab in Quizlet.

Goals:

Review analyzing transactions and how they affect the accounting equation as well as accounting terms related to starting a service business organized as a proprietorship.

Monday 9-11-17
Posted 9/8/2017 at 3:24:52 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

If you didn't finish the 1-3 Application Problem. on Friday, finish it now and I'll grade right away! If you finished it on Friday, look over your graded paper. If you missed any, figure out why. If you didn't, explain it to a friend who might need help. Do you have any questions for me?

Today we will...

Move on to 1-4 Mastery Problem on page 21. This combines what we've learned about how transactions affect the accounting equation from sections 1-2 and 1-3. If you understand this and you're comfortable with vocab, you should do great on the test later this week!

Continue working on your Vocab Skits!

Goals:

  • Analyze how transactions affect accounts in an accounting equation.
  • Become more familiar with basic accounting vocab.

 

Friday 9-8-17
Posted 9/7/2017 at 7:15:18 AM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Look over Audit Your Understanding on p. 17 and discuss answers with your neighbor.

Pick up an "Accounting Transaction Key Words" half sheet. You're welcome to use this to study, but the goal is to be able to analyze transactions without it! :)

Today we will...

Review bell work if there are any questions.

Discuss how transactions affect owner's equity in the accounting equation using numbers. To do so, we will complete 1-3 Application Problem on page 20. Then, you will do the extra practice at the bottom of the paper and turn it in for a grade.

Write a vocab skit and maybe even act it out! :)

Goal:

  • Understand how transactions change owner's equity in the accounting equation.
  • Become even more familiar with basic accounting vocab.

 

Thursday 9-7-17
Posted 9/6/2017 at 2:12:06 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Look over your returned 1-2 Application Problem. If you missed any, figure out why. If you didn't, explain it to a friend who might need help. Do you have any questions for me?

Then, use the back to complete Audit Your Understanding on p. 13.

Today we will...

Review what we've learned so far about transactions, using bell work to guide us.

Go over 1-3 Notes.

Walk through 1-3 Work Together on page 17.

Complete 1-2 On Your Own and check it with the key.

Goal:

Understand how transactions change owner's equity in the accounting equation.

Wednesday 9-6-17
Posted 9/5/2017 at 2:12:33 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Finish 1-2 On Your Own and check it with the key (yellow paper on front table). No need to turn it in this time!

Today we will...

Review equities, which are financial rights to the assets of a business. Any Quizlet masters out there already know that?! :) ...Anyway, a business has two types of equities. What are they? See 1-1 Notes if you're not sure.

Discuss how transactions affect the accounting equation using numbers. To do so, we will complete 1-2 Application Problem on pages 19 and 20. Then, you will do the extra practice at the bottom of the paper and turn it in for a grade.

Work with Quizlet until the last 5 minutes when we will watch a video called The Accounting Equation by Adam Saatkamp.

Goal:

Determine how transactions change the accounting equation.

Tuesday 9-5-17
Posted 9/1/2017 at 2:24:23 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Use the back of the paper that was returned to you to complete Audit Your Understanding on page 9.

Today we will...

Review what we learned last week, using bell work to guide us.

Go over 1-2 Notes.

Complete 1-2 Work Together on page 13.

Complete 1-2 On Your Own and check it with the key.

Work with vocab in Quizlet if you have time at the end of class!

Goal:

Classify accounts as assets, liabilities, or owner's equity and demonstrate their relationships in the accounting equation.

Friday 9-1-17
Posted 8/31/2017 at 1:42:56 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Tell your neighbor 2 things you know about accounting that you didn't know before this week! :)

Today we will...

Take notes for Chapter 1-1. 

Remember: You can use these to earn back half credit on missed test questions. Also, you will need them for points in your Binder Audits!

Complete 1-1 Work Together on page 9.

Complete 1-1 On Your Own and turn it into the tray for points.

Goals:

  • Begin to understand the accounting equation.
  • Begin to classify accounts as assets, liabilities, or owner's equity and demonstrate their relationships in the accounting equation.
Thursday 8-31-17
Posted 8/30/2017 at 8:23:38 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]
Bell Work:

Find your paper from yesterday and review your first and second attempt answers for numbers 4 and 5.

Today we will...

Continue going over "5 Key Reasons a Business Needs to Keep Good Books."

Do a "word splash" with some vocab. What do you think each of the following words mean as it relates to accounting? If you don't know, take your best guess.

  • proprietorship
  • asset
  • liability
  • ethics
  • transaction
  • revenue
  • expense

Work with all of Chapter 1 vocab in Quizlet (find the link to the left).

Goals:

  • Understand why organization is so important in accounting!
  • Familiarize yourself with basic accounting vocab. 

 

Wednesday 8-30-17
Posted 8/29/2017 at 3:52:25 PM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

Bell Work:

Log in and read the blog. Hey! Look at that! You're almost done already! Read below to finish up...

Today we will...

Finish going over classroom procedures.

Find a binder and/or make a note to get one soon!

Begin an activity to reinforce the idea that it really helps to be organized in Accounting! The activity is called: 5 Key Reasons a Business Needs to Keep Good Books.

Goals:

  • Further understand how our classroom runs.
  • Begin to understand why organization is so important in accounting!
Tuesday 8-29-17
Posted 8/28/2017 at 9:15:58 AM by Alicia Antol [staff member]

WELCOME!!!

When you come to class, the first thing you should do is log on and check the blog. This is where you will find bell work, the plan for the day, and the daily goal...

Bell Work:

  • Fill out the Student Survey.
  • Log in, navigate to our class website, and check it out.

Today we will...

Start with a "get-to-know-ya" activity called Stand & Appreciate!

Begin to go over classroom procedures.

Make sure to follow the end of class procedures.

Goals:

  • Navigate to the class website and understand that when you get to class, you should log on and check the blog.
  • Get to know classmates a little better.
  • Begin to understand how our classroom runs.
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