STARTING YOUR BUSINESS LESSON PLAN
Lesson - Starting your Business: Prototypes and Service Demonstrations Lesson and Worksheet (see below for
- Before the lesson begins, you will stock your classroom store with the items that you have gathered from your own supplies and the supplies that parents have sent in. Students will shop in the classroom store and design a product or a service that they will be able to sell to other students or to classroom visitors during the MoneyInstructor Bazaar.
You will update your wish list to reflect the items that will be needed in order to have each student able to produce approximately 20 products or provide 20 services.
Initial Opening of Supply Warehouse:
Before beginning this activity with students, you must have your classroom store organized and the items must be priced. Stock your store with classroom craft supplies, donations sent in by parents (see letter to parents in Lesson 6), and items donated by other teachers. The items needed for production can be easily managed in a number of boxes or tubs. For example, put fabric in one tub and arrange ribbon, string, and yarn in another. Beads, separated into baggies, could go into another tub. These tubs or boxes can be set out in the front of the room during production and stacked neatly in the back of the room at other times. A student can be hired to ensure that the tubs are neat at all times.
Pricing: There are several ways to display prices for the goods in your classroom store.
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