Title: Creating Line Charts: Lines over Time
Students will select three colleges or universities that they would consider attending. Students will then conduct an online research on the average temperature Highs and Lows for each location over a 12 month period. Next, students will create a line chart illustrating the average temperature highs and lows for each university and then answer 10 questions based on their research (information in the chart).
This is a College- and Career-Ready Standards showcase lesson plan.
Standard(s): [BMA] BA02 (9-12) 10: Critique the Internet and digital information for validity, accuracy, bias, and current relevance.
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: Who Am I? What Have I Done? Where Am I Going?
This is a project-based lesson plan designed to guide students through the creation of a digital career portfolio. This lesson is only a guide based on the requirements from a Career Tech Student Organization.
This is a Commerce and Information Technology Lesson Plan.
Students will use the same rubric throughout the process to maximize learning opportunity.
Standard(s): [CTE] CT8 (9-12) 2: Demonstrate skills related to preparing for job opportunities.
Title: My Career Plans Presentation
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.
Standard(s): [BMA] BA02 (9-12) 8: Utilize advanced features of multimedia software, including photo, video, and audio editing, to create and present multimedia presentations using effective communication skills.
Title: Career Plans
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.
Standard(s): [BMA] BA02 (9-12) 13: Practice safe, ethical, and legal use of technology systems and digital content.
Title: Find it Fast with Boolean Operators
Makebeliefs online comic strip creator Web Address URL:
[BMA] BA11 (9-12) 13: Utilize research results to analyze new and emerging business technology applications software.Digital Tool Description: www.makebeliefscomix.com is a quick and easy-to-use comic strip creator. No login is required. Students may choose from a variety of characters and poses, backgrounds, and thought/word balloons to get across the message.
This exercise will be done prior to beginning a Standard-based lesson that requires Internet research.. Students will create a comic strip explaining how Boolean operators will increase search efficiency.
The teacher will provide four scenarios (project on screen, or write on board) where Boolean operators would enhance research results. Using a four-fram comic, students will use characters and word balloons to provide the best Boolean search input for the scenarios.
This podcast is about Cyberbullying. What is it? Cyberbullying is any type of threat made using electronic devices, including threats made through email, texting, videos or pictures. This podcast was created by students at Scottsboro Junior High School in the Computer Essentials class. Standard(s):
[BMA] BA02 (9-12) 15: Apply safe and healthy work standards in the workplace for procedures and conditions; tools, dress, and the use of technology; emergency procedures; and work area maintenance.