November 27th- December 1st

STUDENTS OF THE MONTH  – OCTOBER

Congratulations!!!!!!

1st Block – Gavin Hall

2nd Block – Ben Vanrensselaer

4th Block – Grace Worrall


Congratulations to the following students who are MICROSOFT WORD SPECIALISTS!!

1st Block –  Maddy Bell, Hamilton Burchell, Nick Cunningham, Loren Franke, Brett Hutchison, Akshay Kannan, Isaac Kimball, Valentina Moreno, Tyler Stott, Adrianna Wurtz

2nd Block – Olivia Holliday, Alan Huber, Rose McHugh, Jalen McKinney, Ben Vanrensselaer, Lynn Weatherby, Zach White, Philbert Tjahjono


Unit 4:

Forms of Business Ownership, Franchise Ownership, Marketing

For all business students, you should check the BLOG at the beginning of the week. I try and post my plans for the week by Monday morning. I will use this blog to post PowerPoints from class notes and to remind you of upcoming projects and assessments.

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November 6 – November 10

STUDENTS OF THE MONTH  – SEPTEMBER

Congratulations!!!!!!

1st Block – Loren Franke

2nd Block – Zach White

4th Block – Mitchell Clifford


GMETRIX MODULES 7,8,9 DUE ON NOVEMBER 14th.


Unit 4:

Forms of Business Ownership, Franchise Ownership, Marketing

For all business students, you should check the BLOG at the beginning of the week. I try and post my plans for the week by Monday morning. I will use this blog to post PowerPoints from class notes and to remind you of upcoming projects and assessments.

Monday:  Franchises – Corporations – (S Corp, C Corp, LLC and Non Profits) – Lecture, Discussion and Notes – Finish Graphic Organizer – Board of Directors and Stockholders – Vocabulary for our Graphic Organizers – GMETRIX

Tuesday: Teacher Work Day

Wednesday: Franchises – Franchise Word Map – We will watch some videos about franchising in America – Venn Diagram for Franchising vs. Business Opportunities – GMETRIX

https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/25062

https://www.thebalance.com/should-you-buy-a-franchise-2948127

Thursday: Franchises – Introduction to Franchise Project – Summative Grade – Students will have two full class periods to complete. Anything not  complete will be due on Monday at the beginning of class (they may take it home over the weekend for completion).

Friday: Franchises –  Franchise Project

October 30 – November 3

STUDENTS OF THE MONTH  – SEPTEMBER

Congratulations!!!!!!

1st Block – Loren Franke

2nd Block – Zach White

4th Block – Mitchell Clifford

 


GMETRIX MODULES 7,8,9 DUE ON NOVEMBER 14th.


Unit 4:

Forms of Business Ownership, Franchise Ownership, Marketing

For all business students, you should check the BLOG at the beginning of the week. I try and post my plans for the week by Monday morning. I will use this blog to post PowerPoints from class notes and to remind you of upcoming projects and assessments.

Monday:  Forms of Business Ownership – Corporations – (S Corp, C Corp, LLC and Non Profits) – Lecture, Discussion and Notes – Finish Graphic Organizer – Board of Directors and Stockholders – Vocabulary for our Graphic Organizers – GMETRIX

Tuesday: Forms of Business Ownership – Group Activity – Sweet Opportunities – Students will be given scenarios and they will decide which form of business ownership is most appropriate for the scenario – Ownership Factors Study Guide – GMETRIX

Wednesday: Franchises – Franchise Word Map – We will watch some videos about franchising in America – Venn Diagram for Franchising vs. Business Opportunities – GMETRIX

https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/25062

https://www.thebalance.com/should-you-buy-a-franchise-2948127

Thursday: Franchises – Introduction to Franchise Project – Summative Grade – Students will have two full class periods to complete. Anything not  complete will be due on Monday at the beginning of class (they may take it home over the weekend for completion).

Friday: Franchises –  Franchise Project

October 23rd – 27th

STUDENTS OF THE MONTH  – SEPTEMBER

Congratulations!!!!!!

1st Block – Loren Franke

2nd Block – Zach White

4th Block – Mitchell Clifford

Unit 3:

Business Concepts, Presentation Skills, Organizational Charts, Management Levels and Vision Statements

For all business students, you should check the BLOG at the beginning of the week. I try and post my plans for the week by Monday morning. I will use this blog to post PowerPoints from class notes and to remind you of upcoming projects and assessments.

Monday:  Vision/Mission Statements and Restaurant Simulation – Vision and Mission statements for HEINZ, General Motors, Nike, Wal-Mart – What do they look like? What purpose does a vision/mission statement serve? Create a vision/mission statement for your restaurants – Reading business tables – Let’s talk about the quiz on Wednesday which covers: org charts, presentation skills, powerpoint notes, management levels, business concepts and vision statements – GMETRIX modules 4,5,6 are due today for a formative grade. Modules 7,8,9 will be due on November 13th.

Tuesday: Forms of Business Ownership –  Graphic organizer creation – We will create a table to use as a business ownership activity sheet – PowerPoint and Guided Notes on Sole Proprietorships and Partnerships – Lecture and discussion – Review for quiz tomorrow.

Wednesday:  Unit 3 Quiz and Business Ownership –  Quiz – Ethical Dilemmas activity – remainder of time will be spent on GMETRIX

Thursday: Forms of Business Ownership –  –  Corporations – PowerPoint and Notes – Better Than Butter Popcorn Company – Boards of Directors, Shareholders, Types of Corporations, Comparison of Forms of Business Ownership – Corporations Research Activity

Friday: Forms of Business Ownership –  Groups of 4 – Sweet Opportunities Project and Poster – Finish your Corporations Research Activity from yesterday – Creating Forms in Microsoft Word

October 16th – 20th

STUDENTS OF THE MONTH  – SEPTEMBER

Congratulations!!!!!!

1st Block – Loren Franke

2nd Block – Zach White

4th Block – Mitchell Clifford

Unit 3:

Business Concepts, Presentation Skills, Organizational Charts, Management Levels and Vision Statements

For all business students, you should check the BLOG at the beginning of the week. I try and post my plans for the week by Monday morning. I will use this blog to post PowerPoints from class notes and to remind you of upcoming projects and assessments.

Monday:  Public Speaking/Personal Vision Statements – What scares you the most about public speaking? Let’s practice 🙂 – Two minute presentations on the topic of your choice (finishing up)– We are going to listen to a couple of famous speeches in history (Martin Luther King and Nolan Ryan) as we evaluate pitch, intonation, volume, grammar, etc… – You will evaluate using a rubric handout as you listen – We will discuss personal vision statements and creating a statement for your life. Any extra time should be spent on Microsoft Certification. Modules 4, 5, and 6 are due on Friday, October 20th.

Tuesday: Organizational Charts –  Use of organizational charts in a corporation – Purpose? – We will draw some simple organizational charts and then use SmartArt Hierarchy to create some more complex org charts. You will complete an assignment on organizational charts for a formative grade. Any extra time should be spent on Microsoft Certification. Modules 4, 5, and 6 are due on Friday, October 20th.

Wednesday:  Business Mission and Vision Statements – Visualize your future activity – Company vision and mission statements – Part Two of personal vision statement assignment. Vision and Mission statements for HEINZ, General Motors, Nike, Wal-Mart – What do they look like? What purpose does a vision/mission statement serve? Any extra time should be spent on Microsoft Certification. Modules 4, 5, and 6 are due on Friday, October 20th.

Thursday: Microsoft Word Lessons/Restaurant Simulation –  Creating Forms in Microsoft Word – A look at templates in Microsoft Word – Announcement of Quiz on Tuesday, October 24th that covers Unit 3. Any extra time should be spent on Microsoft Certification. Modules 4, 5, and 6 are due on Friday, October 20th.

Friday: GMETRIX/Restaurant Simulation –  Microsoft Certification –  Any extra time should be spent on Microsoft Certification. Modules 4, 5, and 6 are due on Friday, October 20th.  (TODAY)

October 9th – 13th

STUDENTS OF THE MONTH  – SEPTEMBER

Congratulations!!!!!!

1st Block – Loren Franke

2nd Block – Zach White

4th Block – Mitchell Clifford

Unit 3:

Business Concepts, Presentation Skills, Organizational Charts, Management Levels and Vision Statements

For all business students, you should check the BLOG at the beginning of the week. I try and post my plans for the week by Monday morning. I will use this blog to post PowerPoints from class notes and to remind you of upcoming projects and assessments.

Monday:  Presentation Skills – What scares you the most about public speaking? Let’s practice 🙂 – Two minute presentations on the topic of your choice – We are going to listen to a couple of famous speeches in history (Martin Luther King and Nolan Ryan) as we evaluate pitch, intonation, volume, grammar, etc… – You will evaluate using a rubric handout as you listen – Any extra time should be spent on Microsoft Certification. Modules 4, 5, and 6 are due on Friday, October 20th.

Tuesday: Business Concepts –  Bellringer: –  Honorifics  (Proper Use) – The Role of Business in Society – Business Activities – Community Impact – We will create a SmartArt for the different levels of Management and discuss each level with guided notes – Any extra time should be spent on Microsoft Certification. Modules 4, 5, and 6 are due on Friday, October 20th.

Wednesday:  PSAT – The PSAT will be given this morning (school- wide), so we will not be having class today.

Thursday: Restaurant Simulation –  Today is an Early Release Day so we will only have class for one hour. We will discuss Press Releases – What are they and why do businesses use them? We will look at examples of Press Releases and create a Press Release for our Restaurant Business.

Friday: GMETRIX –  Microsoft Certification

September 18th – September 22nd

STUDENTS OF THE MONTH for AUGUST

Congratulations!!!!!!

1st Block – Max Blankers

2nd Block – Lynn Weatherby

4th Block – Amber Skonicki

Microsoft Certification: Please DO NOT STRESS about the modules. I am being advised by the County Office that GMETRIX and MS Certification will be available soon.  I will make adjustments to “due dates” based on our availability to the software.

Unit 2:

Teamwork, Leadership, Time Management and Entrepreneurship

For all business students, you should check the BLOG at the beginning of the week. I try and post my plans for the week by Monday morning. I will use this blog to post PowerPoints from class notes and to remind you of upcoming projects and assessments.

Monday:  Leadership – Students complete Leadership Styles Handout using the PowerPoint below (Leadership Styles). Turn in for a formative grade. Complete lessons #20 (Shapes) and #21 (WordArt) on gcflearnfree.org – Go through the lesson completely and then complete the Challenge activity at the end. Use the practice documents provided by the website. Save the finished products in your business folder. I will check them on Tuesday.

Exemplary Leadership

Leadership Styles

Tuesday: Entrepreneurship –  Bellringer: –  Entrepreneurs Who Shaped America –  Pair/Share Explanation of your Exemplary Leadership Practice with Notes – Leadership Quotes – PowerPoint and Guided Notes Sheet on Entrepreneurs – Shark Tank with accompanying notes

Wednesday:  Entrepreneurship – Bellringer: Are you an Entrepreneur? Leadership Quotes – Complete a Summary Pyramid after reading articles on Entrepreneurship – Youtube Videos about Young Entrepreneurs – Characteristics of Effective Entrepreneurs

Thursday: Entrepreneurship –  Graphic organizer for Entrepreneurial Characteristics – www.sba.gov and Chambers of Commerce – How can they benefit a young entrepreneur? – Microsoft Word Lessons (If we have GMETRIX)

Friday: Restaurant Simulation and GMETRIX –  Bellringer: Honorifics – List of requirements for restaurant – Announcement of Unit 2 test when we return from the break (Tuesday, October 3) – Memo to New Employees

September 11th – 15th

Microsoft Certification: Please DO NOT STRESS about the modules. I am being advised by the County Office that GMETRIX and MS Certification will be available this week. I will make adjustments to “due dates” based on our availability to the software.

Unit 2:

Teamwork, Leadership, Time Management and Entrepreneurship

 

For all business students, you should check the BLOG at the beginning of the week. I try and post my plans for the week by Monday morning. I will use this blog to post PowerPoints from class notes and to remind you of upcoming projects and assessments.

Monday:  Restaurant Simulation – Finish our Restaurant Letterhead including LOGOS from Friday – How do we staff our restaurants? How do we advertise available job postings? How and when will we interview potential staff? – Help Wanted Posters

Exemplary Leadership

Tuesday: Leadership –  Bellringer: – Who do we identify as strong leaders in our country/school/lives? – Leadership qualities – Leading on and Off the Court – The Story of Coach Carter – Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership – Guided Notes – Information Packets – Pair/Share Poster Project

Leadership Styles

Wednesday:  Leadership – Leadership Quotes – Four Types of Leadership Styles – Lecture and Written Assignment

Thursday: GMETRIX: Microsoft Certification –  Microsoft Word Lessons (If we have GMETRIX) If not, Business Leaders Assignment

Friday: Restaurant Simulation –  Memo to New Employees – Layout of Restaurant – Graph Paper

September 4th – September 8th

Happy Labor Day!

Microsoft Certification

Free time? Work on your modules!


Unit 2:

Teamwork, Leadership, Time Management and Entrepreneurship

 

For all business students, you should check the BLOG at the beginning of the week. I try and post my plans for the week by Monday morning. I will use this blog to post PowerPoints from class notes and to remind you of upcoming projects and assessments.

Monday:  No School! Enjoy your day off!

Tuesday: TEAMWORK –  Video Clips from Remember the Titans – Forming/Storming/Norming/Performing

Wednesday:  TEAMWORK/ATTITUDE– Mutual Respect – Scenarios – Attitude in the Workplace – Time Management – Time is Money – Time Management – It’s My Life – PowerPoint – 10 Strategies for Better Time Management

Time Management PP

Thursday: MICROSOFT CERTIFICATION  –  Ribbon Location Scavenger  Hunt  Review – GMETRIX

Friday : RESTAURANT SIMULATION –  Letterhead – LOGOS – Help Wanted Mini Posters

August 28th – September 1st

Microsoft Certification

Free time? Work on your modules!


Unit 2 Begins This Week:

Teamwork, Leadership, Time Management and Entrepreneurship

 

For all business students, you should check the BLOG at the beginning of the week. I try and post my plans for the week by Monday morning. I will use this blog to post PowerPoints from class notes and to remind you of upcoming projects and assessments.

Monday:  TEAMWORK – What is Synergy? – Teamwork Interview Challenge – Human Knot – Team/Group Activities – Teamwork Vocabulary (Due Friday) – GMETRIX

Tuesday: TEAMWORK –  Bellringer Activities for Teamwork – Shapes Challenger – SmartArt Lesson – – Graphic Organizer – Lecture and Discussion – Video Clips from Remember the Titans

Wednesday:  RESTAURANT SIMULATION – Working with Mr. Ward’s Graphic Design classes on our LOGOS for our Restaurant

Thursday: MICROSOFT CERTIFICATION  –  Ribbon Location Scavenger  Hunt – Tables Lessons and Worksheets – When finished, work on teamwork Vocabulary

Friday : MICROSOFT CERTIFICATION –  DUE TODAY: Teamwork Vocabulary AND Teamwork Interview Challenge – GMETRIX;   Tuckman’s  Stages of Group Development – Forming/Norming/Storming/Performing

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