Title: Find Out the Latest Innovation and Learn a New Language: Speak MLA!
Students will learn about new and developing technologies. In a Microsoft Word document, students will write a two page essay explaining three new and developing technologies that they have researched on the Internet. A minimum of three sources must be cited and the essay will be formatted in MLA style.
This is a College- and Career-Ready Standards showcase lesson plan.
Standard(s): [BMA] BA02 (9-12) 14: Analyze cultural, social, economic, environmental, and political effects and trends of technology to assess emerging technologies and forecast innovations.
Title: It's Time
Students must prepare to be future business professionals. By researching the importance of employee/student time and attendance and creating a brochure, students will gain essential knowledge of practical business practices. The brochure should explain the school's policy, describe the role good/poor attendance plays in the workplace, and describe penalties/rewards.
Standard(s): [TC2] CA2 (9-12) 16: Create a product that integrates information from multiple software applications.
Title: Correspondence for the Real World
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.
Standard(s): [BMA] BA02 (9-12) 22: Demonstrate knowledge and skills gained through student organization activities to enhance leadership and teamwork.
Title: Charge It?
In this lesson, students will select appropriate and inappropriate uses of credit cards by role-playing a college student who must choose to either use cash or a credit card to pay for a variety of real-life scenarios. This lesson plan is adapted from “The Credit Safari” lesson plan at The Consumer Jungle. The origianl lesson can be found at http://fefe.arizona.edu/system/files/The_Credit_Safari.doc. This is a Commerce and Information Technology lesson plan.
Standard(s): [BMA] BA02 (9-12) 4: Utilize advanced features of word processing software, including outlining, tracking changes, hyperlinking, creating macros, developing forms, and mail merging.
Title: Creating a Business Letter Using Mail Merge
In this lesson, students will learn to use the mail merge feature of their word processing software. They will utilize the Internet for research, compose a business letter, and key the letter using mail merge. This is a Commerce and Information Technology lesson plan.
Standard(s): [TC2] CA2 (9-12) 4: Utilize advanced features of word processing software, including outlining, tracking changes,
hyperlinking, and mail merging.