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Economics: Inventive Incentive
Students differentiate between positive and negative employee incentives and develop sets of them for an imaginary business. In pairs, they complete an interactive project for starting a business and supporting it with incentives. They exchange their business plans with other classmates and critique them.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
What is Entrepreneurship?
Eighth graders describe the entrepreneurial process and how it relates to the economy. They work together in small groups to answer questions and participate in small business groups. They use the internet to gather information as well.
8th 21st Century Skills 19 Views 49 Downloads
Entrepreneurs Should Keep Business Simple
Delve into the idea of small businesses and get reading to find out how they grow. THe class reads an article about Steve Gotty, a who made his small business grow and discuss the setbacks he faced. They also discuss ways for a company to overcome fear, government, and unproductive employees in the workplace.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 38 Downloads
More Moms, Fewer Pops
Students explore the concept of women entrepreneurs. For this women entrepreneurs lesson, students read an article about women opening their own businesses. Students discuss factors influencing women to become entrepreneurs. Students conduct interviews with people who have a job in non-traditional role, for example a male nurse or female doctor.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Students play a micro-finance game. in this global economy lesson, students play a game that assists them in concepts of micro-finance. Students will also watch a business development video and explore additional resources.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Entrepreneurship: Will it Work?
Consider to possibility of starting a business as a way to examine the concept of entrepreneurship. Learners develop and analyze feasibility studies, marketing strategies, proposals, and local census data all needed when starting a small business.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 36 Views 69 Downloads
The Business of Credit
Learn about credit ratings and how it plays a role in the function of small businesses. Learners use their knowledge of good and bad credit to role play and determine good credit vs. bad credit in the area of small businesses.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 18 Downloads
Service Projects in the Dominican Republic
Students examine the role of Peace Corps volunteers. In this service lesson, students investigate service projects that feature agriculture, small business, education, environmental education, and health concerns in the country. Students explore the effectiveness of each of the projects.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
New Review Become a Journalist
Explore the newspaper as a unique entity with a detailed and extended unit. The unit requires learners to consider the newspapers' role in democracy, think about ethics, practice writing and interviewing, and examine advertising and news content.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Designed
A paycheck stub can offer loads of information on the taxes American citizens pay. This resource not only includes analysis of a stub as an activity, but also provides a wealth of informative reading material on such topics as the services taxes pay for, the difference between sales, excise, and income taxes, and the progressive tax system.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 26 Views 29 Downloads CCSS: Designed
What would your class members say to the opportunity to take two years off of school between grades 10 and 11? Examine the economic concepts of costs, benefits, and unintended consequences with this unique and engaging approach.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 27 Views 28 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission & the First Amendment
Should Congress be allowed to limit the amount of money a corporation spends to support a political candidate? Here you'll find a fantastic lesson plan and activities to help your young citizens approach this question.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Introduction to the European Union
What is the purpose of the European Union, and what institutions and countries comprise it? Check out this resource in which class members participate in a student-led WebQuest activity designed to offer an overview of the European Union. They will then work in groups to design travel brochures on assigned countries from the European Union.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
A New Business: Vinnie's Pizzeria and the Lessons of Supply and Demand
In this supply and demand worksheet, students read about supply and demand and the impact these can have on a new business. They then answer the 9 questions in the packet. The answers are at the end of the packet.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 68 Views 302 Downloads
Learners analyze the impact that e-commerce has in their community, as well as in small traditional communities that one might not expect to be part of the dot-com marketplace. They develop business plans for imagined businesses.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 33 Views 41 Downloads
So You Want Your Own Business!
Students research the pros and cons of owning a business. They apply the marketing strategies learned in class while developing a business plan. They present the plan to an audience to determine consumer needs for a specific business.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 30 Views 148 Downloads