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Subject: Business, Management, and Administration (7 - 12)
Title: College Cost: A MAJOR Expense!
Description: Students will choose a college based on their career goals and aspirations. In this lesson, students will select a career field, choose a field of study (major), and research college cost. Students will learn how to chart, graph, analyze and present the total cost of college in a spreadsheet. This is a College- and Career-Ready Standards showcase lesson plan.


Subject: Business, Management, and Administration (9 - 12)
Title: FBLA: Here We GROW Again
Description: Students will learn about the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Organization. This lesson will also allow students to learn about the roles of FBLA officers as well as know and understand general members’ expectations. This is a College- and Career-Ready Standards showcase lesson plan.


Subject: Business, Management, and Administration (9 - 12), or English Language Arts (12), or English Language Arts (12)
Title: Financing Your College Education-What College Can I Afford?
Description: This lesson provides student with the opportunity to think about financing college by considering the best use of the funding available. Consider pros and cons of attending school in state or out of state. Students should determine which education option they can afford to meet the goal of attending college. This plan contains a financial aid component.


Subject: Business, Management, and Administration (9 - 12), or Human Services (9 - 12)
Title: Fashion Entrepreneur:  Take a Chance on Yourself
Description: This lesson focuses on fashion entrepreneurship. Students take a personality profile to determine who are risk takers or think outside the box. An Internet search will indicate job opportunities available in the fashion and design area. Students are to envision a new business and develop a business plan proposal. There is a financial aid component in this lesson that includes a search for scholarships, grants, work study programs, and loans to fund higher education.


Subject: Business, Management, and Administration (9 - 12)
Title: Dressing the Part
Description: Dress code requirements in business and school are always a controversial topic. In this project students will research the value of dressing appropriately for a variety of settings to include business and school. They will research various Internet resources and use the data collected to analyze how this may have impacted the dress code requirements of their school system and create a dress code brochure with their student body as the audience. This is a Commerce and Information Project.


Subject: Business, Management, and Administration (9 - 12)
Title: My Career Plans Presentation
Description: Students will research a career of their choice. A PowerPoint presentation will be created and presented to the class. This is a Commerce and Information Technology lesson plan.


Subject: Business, Management, and Administration (9 - 12)
Title: Correspondence for the Real World
Description: As future employees, students should be aware of the various forms of business correspondence. Students will learn how to use wizards and templates from a word processing software to create business letters. This project allows students to research a career of interest and use real-world data to compose letters of inquiry requesting information from individuals in the community that are actively employed in the career field that they are interested in. This is project-based, Commerce and Information Technology lesson plan.


Subject: Business, Management, and Administration (9 - 12)
Title: Career Plans
Description: The project will consist of Internet research and Modern Language Association (MLA) style reports created in Microsoft Word. Each student will create their own report. This project will give students an opportunity to increase their knowledge about their career choice. This is a Commerce and Technology Information lesson plan.


Subject: Business, Management, and Administration (9 - 12), or English Language Arts (10)
Title: Career Choices
Description: Students use information from personal assessments regarding work skills, personal values, and personal interests to conduct research about a suggested career. Students will then create a brochure reflecting research. These brochures will be shared with the Albertville High School counselors office. This is a Commerce and Information Technology lesson plan.


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