Business Ii: August 13 – 17
|Monday – Objectives: Savings
Current Event #1 – Circle Up: Go through Section 1 – pages 33 – 35 – Discuss the cause and effect on page 37 of teacher book
The students will make their own posters representing the Five Foundations of Personal Finance – Groups of 3
|Tuesday: Objectives: Savings
Section 2 – Three Basic Reasons to Save Money – Videos – Ben and Arthur then complete Savings: A Way to Build Wealth Handout – Sinking Fund Savings Handout – Together in class -Homework: Savings by Nation
|Wednesday: Objectives: Savings –Compound Interest
Section 3 – The Power of Compound Interest – Teach students how to calculate interest and compound interest
|Thursday: Objectives: Savings
Calculating Interest Worksheets – Pair/Share: Case Studies
|Friday: Objectives: Personal Finance – Savings
Delta Community – Stash Now Magazine with Handout
Business II: August 6 – 10
|Monday||Objectives: Personal Finance
Microsoft Monday – Introduction to Excel
Video from gcflearnfree.org
complete the names for the Excel screen – spread out
Introduction – Cell Basics
Activity 1: Search Engines – Data Spreadsheet
|Tuesday||Objectives: Personal Finance
Clay’s Candy Bar Madness – Providing students with a reality check of what the typical American family faces and the dangers of debt.
Students complete flash cards for Chapter 1
Dave Ramsey video for Pages 12 and 13 Section 1 and Section 2 – Students follow along in book and fill in the blanks.
Game of Chance with dice – Students write short essay for Game of Chance
|Wednesday||Objectives: Personal Finance
Section 3 – You and Money – Circle up with Discussion
Mini Posters – Survival, Comfort, Secure
Case Studies for Chapter 1 – Groups of two
|Thursday||Objectives: Personal Finance – Savings
Money In Review: Students spread out (Formative Grade)
Circle Group: 28,29,30 and fill out Measure Your Progress – Go through Section 1 ONLY
Create on Page 35 of teacher workbook – Put instructions on the board for the students. The students will make their own posters.
|Friday||Objectives: Personal Finance – Savings
Monopoly Tournament – Instructions and Practice
BUSINESS II: August 1 – 3
Business and Technology
Welcome Back !!!!!!!!!!!!
Wednesday: Introduction to Class – Check Placement – You must have taken and PASSED Level I to be in this class. 🙂 You will need a pack of INDEX CARDS for this class – Sold in the school store (or WALMART) – REMIND – BLOG – Setting up a folder for the classroom. MOS Certification – Excel Specialist – Personal Finance Pre-Test – DJIA – NASDAQ
Thursday – Syllabus – Money – Personal Finance Discussion and Activities – Paying for College Discussion – Business Current Events
Friday – Candy Bar Madness – Dangers of Debt – First set of Flash Cards will be due by the end of class today – Circle Discussions – Key components of Financial Planning. Game of chance………………………………
Business II: May 14 – 18
Business and Technology
Final Exam – Spring 2018
Your exam will not be cumulative for the semester. Instead, the exam will cover our most recent unit including, but not limited to, the following information: These represent the bulk of the final exam questions and I will review with you any other lessons that may be on the final exam.
Employee Benefits – Refer to the handout we completed and your notes
Human Resources – PowerPoint Notes and Lecture Notes
Workplace Environment – The article you read and highlighted
Functions of Management – Typed notes from lecture and handouts
Management and Leadership Notes – from PowerPoint on blog
REMEMBER THAT YOUR BUSINESS PLAN PROJECT IS A SUMMATIVE GRADE. The final project will be due on Friday, May 18, 2018.
May 7 – 11
If you are absent, it is your responsibility to make up the work within 5 days of an excused absence. Please check the whiteboard for any missed assignments. I will keep all assignments written on the board at school.
Microsoft Testing on Monday, May 7th
Congratulations to the following students who have passed the Certification Exam: Jacob Boyden, Christian Godbee, Brett Hutchison and Zachary White!!!!!
Unit 1 – Money, Personal Finance, Saving Money and Your Accounts, Budgeting, Paying for College – YOU WILL HAVE UNIT 1 ASSESSMENT ON Friday, February 9th – It will cover ALL lessons in Chapters 1, 2, 3 of our financials book.
Unit 2 – Identifying your Skills, Job Search Skills, Career Pathways and Research, Interviewing Skills, Goals and Decision Making, Motivating Your Employees, and “The Typical Work Day”, Customer Service, Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs in the Workplace
Unit 3 – Living Alone and Life After High School, Consumer Awareness and Bargain Shopping, CREDIT
Week of April 9 – 13 – Life After High School (Dave Ramsey) – Finding Scholarships – Applying for Grants – Excel Lessons – High Cost of Living – Budgeting for Life after High School – Income Taxes – Student Loan Myths – Vocabulary for Chapter 5 and Chapter 6 in Financial Literacy
Week of April 23 – 27 – Bargain Shopping – Vocabulary Flash cards are due – Basics of Negotiation – Financing Purchases – Discounts – Double Discounts – Test on Friday covers Unit 3 (delayed until next week) – Chapters 5,6,7 of Financials Book – Begin Management Functions
Week of April 30th – May 4th – Computing Discounts and Double Discounts – Unit 3 Exam (Wednesday) – Functions of Management – Ethics in the Workplace
Unit 4 – Ethics, Customer Service, Functions of Management, Human Resource Management
Week of May 7th – 11th – Excel testing (Summative Grade) on Monday for those that feel they are ready – Human Resources PowerPoint, Lecture and Notes – Handout (Who Will You Hire?) – Workplace Environment (Corporate culture) Handout – Questions on Workplace Environment (Formative Grade) – Employee Benefits with Worksheet – Business Plan Project starts on Thursday (THIS IS A SUMMATIVE PROJECT GRADE) – You will spend the remainder of the semester working on this project. Project will be broken into sections that are due DAILY.
Unit 5 – Business Plans
YOU WILL BECOME CERTIFIED AS A MICROSOFT SPECIALIST IN EXCEL!!!!!!!!!!