Year 10 Accounting & Economics - Half Year

10AEH
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr J. Warren

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry


WHAT THE COURSE WILL COVER:
Year 10 ACE is an interesting look into the life of the consumer. It covers the following topics.
•What is the average income in NZ and what the average household spends this income on
•Preparing an advanced budget
•Calculating the cost of a trip to the Surfers Paradise in Australia v a trip to Auckland NZ.
•Recording transactions using Accounting methods
•The environmental costs of buying goods like bottled water

METHODS OF LEARNING:
Students develop their own class currency $$$. They will then be paid for attending class and completing book work and class work. Students can use this class currency to buy gold, oil and shares in a virtual market place using real world prices. At the end of the course students can spend their profits in a giant food auction.

WHERE DOES THE SUBJECT LEAD?
Year 11 Accounting and Year 11 Economics.

OTHER DETAILS:
Students have the chance to earn 7 level one NCEA achievement standard credits in this course.


Learning Areas:

Commerce / Digital Technologies



Pathway

ACCOUNTING 11F - Full Year, ECONOMICS 11F - Full Year