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Do I Have What it Takes to be an Entrepreneur - and is My Community Ready?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Discover the attributes of entrepreneurs and define what entrepreneurship is while examining data based on local businesses. Learners determine whether their community is supportive of entrepreneurs as they research economic development...
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Community Foundations and Procedure

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers understand what a community foundation is and how it gets input from the community. In this community foundation lesson, students form an advisory board to give suggestions. Middle schoolers learn procedures to hold...
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Counting on Cooperatives

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students are introduced to the study of economics, including an introduction to basic business types and systems. They investigate about international, national and California history as they take a historical tour of cooperatives and...
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Ethics Under Pressure

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Is it ever best to take the easy way out? Scholars analyze business ethics issues and how professionals make proper decisions, as well as the impact of those decisions on the big picture. After completing a national survey and viewing...
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Weekender Literacy Bags

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Get your class excited about reading! They will receive a weekend literacy bag to promote home reading. Each reader will get a tote with books, a stuffed animal, an activity, and a response sheet. They take home a new tote every weekend...
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Community Foundations and Procedure

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research a foundation in their community and how it helps its citizens. They form a youth advisory committee and make recommendations to the mock boards of directors. They practice using parliamentary procedure to complete their...
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Design a Business Card

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students examine business cards, noting the essential components. They design cards for a fictitious restaurant. They include names, addresses, and graphics on the cards.
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Google Foundation May Invest in For-Profit Firms

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of philanthropy. For this philanthropy lesson, students read an article about Google and its philanthropic endeavors. Students discuss companies that they believe would benefit from a charitable investment...
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Foundation, Nonprofit, All Matter to Me

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine different types of foundations and non-for-profit organizations. They identify the focus of the different organizations. They finally relate the beginning of certain foundations or non-for-profit organizations with...
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YELL Louder Than Ever Before!

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Here's one teen leadership unit that will have everyone yelling! Young scholars engage in highly effective leadership training using a mixture of group and individual activities. Each section of the lesson plan focuses on a key attribute...
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The Tea Party Movement 2009

For Teachers 10th - 12th
What a fantastic resource! The foundational skills focused on are compare and contrast and understanding of the US Constitution in terms of political movements in history. Learners will work through a series of activities and...
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When Will We Ever Use This? Predicting Using Graphs

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Here are a set of graphing lessons that have a real-world business focus.  Math skills include creating a scatter plot or line graph, fitting a line to a scatter plot, and making predictions. These lessons are aimed at an algebra 1 level...
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Teen Entrepreneurship

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore teen entrepreneurs. For this teen entrepreneurship lesson, students examine teen entrepreneurs and answer questions about the real-word situations. High schoolers role play and explore the basic characteristics of...
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I'm The Taxman!

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students develop an understanding of how federal revenues are gained by taxes. This foundation enable students to decipher changes in federal tax policy. Groups of students study different types of taxes and prepare presentations on each...
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Community Foundations and You

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students list and explain the functions of the three sectors of the American economic system. They identify foundations as part of the third sector. They summarize the function and purpose of their local community foundation. They apply...
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The Fed's Role in Making and Setting Monetary Policy: Part 1

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
How does inflation affect the economy, and how can effective monetary policy by the Federal Reserve help control inflation? With the Fisher equation and analysis of annual CPI rates during the 1970s and early 1980s, your class members...
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Press Ahead!

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Give class members some great news! A media unit teaches individuals about ethics, parts of a newspaper, business writing, photojournalism, and more topics that have to do with the press. Full of material for a variety of learners,...
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“Everyone Else Does It!” Ethics Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Do you have good ethics? How about good morals? Scholars investigate the role business ethics, morals, and values play in society. Through role play, group work, and readings, they uncover the basis behind the importance of being...
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The Pilgrims: The Beaver Trade and Colonial New England

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Strange but true. The demand for beaver hats saved the Pilgrims. Find out how with a resource that includes a background essay about the First Thanksgiving and a video about the Pilgrim business model.
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Karma Tycoon Video Game Study Guide Unit Learning Goals and Links to Classroom Learning

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Utilize smartphone or computer technology and have your learners develop their nonprofit business vocabulary and skills in civics, geography, economics, language arts, and math with the plans and activities in this resource. Included are...
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Episode 3: The Role of Self-Interest and Competition in a Market Economy

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Why do scholars go to school? Is it due to self-interest and wanting more for themselves? Adam Smith's concept of competition spearheads the third lesson of a 21-part economic series from Econ Lowdown. Scholars investigate how...
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Closer To the Ground Lesson 1: Sharing the Wealth

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine the meaning of philanthropy. They look at specific needs and determine the process of requesting grants from various foundations. They determine a need within the school community and write a grant application or...
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Come Fly with Me . . . Open a Book: Travels through Literature

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
This detailed overview of a curriculum unit suggests using travel literature to engage and stimulate your third graders’ interest in reading. The suggested reading list includes fiction and non-fiction materials and offers urban children...
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Ancient Mexico: Mayan, Incan, and Aztec Civilizations

For Teachers 7th - 10th
A basic overview of the early civilizations of Central America, this slideshow would be a good foundation for a lesson on the characteristics of these three tribes. It would fold into a unit on world cultures or European exploration...