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Living in Retailing

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students examine marketing and retail sales. In this living in retailing lesson, students consider components of successful retail, how to become an entrepreneur, and calculate costs of goods. Students solve sample scenario problems and...
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Retail Travel Operations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the structure of the retail travel industry. They analyze trends in the industry and data gathered from real-world situations. They also investigate levels of integration within the industry.
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Percent of Change: What's the Deal?

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
It's time for a markdown—or a markup! Pupils imagine that they are in charge of generating a price sheet for a retail store. Working in groups, they determine the percent increase or decrease of the prices. 
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Calculating Sales Tax

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Observe and demonstrate how to calculate state sales taxes. Learners create a sales tax chart by calculating the sales tax amount and tax inclusive retail price for school store items, then calculate the subtotals, sales tax amounts, and...
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Setting Up Shop

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders investigate what goes in to starting a retail store. In this business economics lesson plan, 7th graders brainstorm products they would like to sell and use magazines, newspapers and real estate listings to bring their...
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Math in Fashion

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
How do fashion and math relate? Using interactive websites and video clips, learners apply proportional reasoning to the fashion industry. They look for patterns and linear relationships, apply unit rate concepts to garment materials...
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Taxes and Sales

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Collaborative discussions around this retail store problem will be taxing. Calculating discount and tax and the order of the operations are used to motivate an opportunity for learners to make a convincing argument using algebraic...
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Saving Humpty Dumpty;Recycling, Environmental Science, Math, Ecology, Athletic Shoes

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners describe how shoe design, manufacturing, retailing, consumer use, and disposal impact environments and societies. They discuss ways to reduce, reuse, or recycle resources in the life-cycle for a shoe product.
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From the Store to the Shopper

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students explore the marketing process that companies use, including their advertising campaigns. As a class, they discuss how supermarkets develop new brands, determine how to package their goods, price them, and select the products....
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For Teachers 10th
Various types of shops in the floral trade are presented in this presentation. Also provided, are descriptions of the types of services, clients and job opportunities that are available in this business.
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Tobacco: Promotion Tactics and the Law

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Youths aged 13 & 14 are most likely to notice and remember in-store tobacco promotions. Class members dissect tobacco advertising tactics and learn about relevant legislation by participating in guided discussion. Assessing...
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For Teachers K - 5th
After reading a Native American legend about dreamcatchers, why not make some. This resource provides several good links that explain the legend of the dreamcatcher and step-by-step instructions for making them with the class. Tip: If...
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How Goods are Moved

For Teachers 1st
First graders view an orange and discuss where they are grown. They find Florida on a map and discuss how the oranges could have got from Florida to the store in their neighborhood. Students use a worksheet and predict how items are...
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The Real Origin of the Franchise

For Students 9th - 12th
What do a beauty salon and a McDonald's hamburger have in common? They both began the revolution of the franchise, one of the most successful business models that exists today. Discover how the franchise actually originated with female...
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Giant Mirrors

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Did you know some retailers use curved mirrors in their fitting rooms to make customers look thinner? Pupils view themselves in convex and concave mirrors to understand the difference. The resource includes big ideas for multiple age...
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The Fed Explains the Payments System

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How is the Federal Reserve like your body's circulatory system? A short video explains the ways the Fed keeps money moving through the economy much like blood passes through veins and arteries. Focusing on retail payments, the video...
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Costco and Zoning

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners research zoning laws in their own communities through literature, Web and interviews, identify retailers attempting to build in your community, find out what kind of outlets have been built in nearby areas, explore ways citizens...
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Drug Sales Soar: Bar Graph

For Students 5th - 7th
In this graphs worksheet, students analyze a bar graph that shows retail prescription drug sales in the U.S. Students complete five problem solving questions about the data on the graph.
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The Clothes Line: Before and After

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Grade schoolers learn sequence of events when they view and describe a slide show of photos depicting cotton and textile production in India, and retail sales around the world. Connected to a unit of study produced by Oxfam about the...
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Getting Green for Christmas

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine their family's particular spending habits for a holiday they celebrate, research the financial expectations of retailers during the holiday season and at other times during the year.
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Discord in Dixieland

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners brainstorm businesses located in their community, and whether or not their community has been affected by the introduction of chain stores. Students debate the effects that chain retailers have on local businesses and...
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Beyond the Five and Dime: The Growth of K-Mart and Wal-Mart

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students work in groups to research the history of the Five and Dime Store as well as Woolworth's. Groups also investigate the development of both K-Mart and Wal-Mart and reasons for communities to object these large stores. When...
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Giants Stalk the High Street

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students explore consumerism in Great Britain. For this current events lesson, students visit selected websites to determine how shopping habits have changed in Britain throughout the years. They also evaluate changes in market shares of...
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A Look at the Population Density of the United States

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars acquire census information and create maps of the population density of the United States on different scales. They role play the roles of workers of a retail company and they use the population data to market to their...

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