Business II

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

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

Current Event

Monopoly Tournament – Instructions and Practice


Lesson 1 – Cell Basics

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

SYLLABUS – Business and Technology

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

Level II

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



Helpful Links:

Human Resource Management

Government in Business

Functions of Management

Five Functions of Management

Management Leadership



Planning Your Career

Career Research Project

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