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This lesson will require students to utilize the Internet to identify characteristics and traits of successful entrepreneurs. They will create a presentation and present it to the class. This is a Commerce and Information Technology lesson plan.
Primary Learning Objective(s):
What makes an entrepreneur or employee successful?
Additional Learning Objective(s):
Greater than 120 Minutes
Materials and Resources:
Famous Entrepreneur List Famous Entrepreneur Project Famous Entrepreneur Rubric
Technology Resources Needed:
Computers with Internet access and presentation software.
Students should understand what entrepreneur means and be able to recognize traits and characteristics of successful entrepreneurs. Students should know how to use presentation software.
Students will be assessed using the Famous Entrepreneur Rubric (handout).
Have students evaluate their entrepreneurial potential by completing a self-evaluation activity (How Entrepreneurial are YOU?)
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for students with identified learning and/or behavior problems such as: reading
or math performance below grade level; test or classroom assignments/quizzes at
a failing level; failure to complete assignments independently; difficulty with
short-term memory, abstract concepts, staying on task, or following directions;
poor peer interaction or temper tantrums, and other learning or behavior problems.