Ch 6: Teaching Entrepreneurship

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If you're looking for a resource that can help you teach your students about entrepreneurship or refresh your existing curriculum, this chapter is for you. Accessible on any mobile device or computer 24 hours a day, these teacher resources make it easy to plan lessons whenever you have a chance.

Teaching Entrepreneurship - Chapter Summary

This chapter can help you develop curriculum related to entrepreneurship. We've included a variety of resources for different grade levels, including project ideas for middle and high school, entrepreneur lesson plans for elementary school kids and more. Feel free to pick the content that applies to your educational needs.

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This helpful resource offers teachers lesson plan resources with relevant tools to make planning entrepreneurship lessons easy.

  • Use lesson plan outlines for specific entrepreneurship topics you want to cover in class.
  • Formulate your business class outline using the suggested classroom tools offered in the lesson plans.
  • Share the related entrepreneurship lessons with students in class to make learning fun and engaging.
  • Use related lesson quizzes to ensure your students understand the most important entrepreneurship concepts from the lessons.
  • Engage your students with relevant entrepreneurship-related activities, discussion questions or other materials found in the lesson plan outline.

12 Lessons in Chapter 6: Teaching Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship Lesson Plan

1. Entrepreneurship Lesson Plan

What is an entrepreneur and how do they contribute to business? This lesson plan uses a text lesson to outline key concepts regarding entrepreneurialism. A group activity asks students to design their own entrepreneurial enterprises.

Common Forms of Entrepreneurship

2. Common Forms of Entrepreneurship

Creating a new product and being brave enough to try and sell it can lead to exciting things for an entrepreneur. In this lesson, we'll learn the four common forms of entrepreneurship and their characteristics.

Entrepreneur Lesson Plan for Elementary School

3. Entrepreneur Lesson Plan for Elementary School

What do your students know about entrepreneurs? This lesson plan will give you the tools you need to teach them all about entrepreneurship. An activity gives students the opportunity to try entrepreneurship for themselves.

Entrepreneur Lesson for Kids: Definition & Ideas

4. Entrepreneur Lesson for Kids: Definition & Ideas

Millions of companies and businesses all over the world have been created by entrepreneurs. In this lesson, learn the definition of an entrepreneur, find out how entrepreneurs start businesses, and discover some cool facts about famous entrepreneurs.

Characteristics of an Entrepreneur Lesson Plan

5. Characteristics of an Entrepreneur Lesson Plan

What characteristics are common among entrepreneurs? This lesson plan examines this question with the use of an engaging video lesson. An activity asks students to create an assessment to identify potential entrepreneurs.

High School Entrepreneurship Project Ideas

6. High School Entrepreneurship Project Ideas

Looking for projects to use with your high school students? The following ideas can be used in an entrepreneurship course or as part of a life skills course.

Middle School Entrepreneurship Project Ideas

7. Middle School Entrepreneurship Project Ideas

Use these project ideas for a unit on entrepreneurship or after tackling an economics unit. Students deepen their understanding through collaborative and engaging projects - any of which can be done individually, or as one large culminating project.

Business Etiquette Activities for Students

8. Business Etiquette Activities for Students

Business etiquette is an essential skill in readying students for a professional workplace. Use these activities with your high school students to help them develop networking strategies and positive communication.

Telephone Etiquette Classroom Activities

9. Telephone Etiquette Classroom Activities

Telephone etiquette is essential for both personal and professional life. Use these activities to help your middle or high school students practice appropriate communication via telephone by engaging in exercises to increase their skills.

Email Etiquette Activities for Students

10. Email Etiquette Activities for Students

After teaching middle and high school students what a polite and professional email looks like, use these activities to give them first-hand experience in writing and correcting emails.

Business Communication Activities for Students

11. Business Communication Activities for Students

Business communication skills are important for high school students, who will soon be entering the work world. Use these activities to engage your students in hands-on practical exercises to strengthen their communication skills.

Entrepreneurship Activities for High School

12. Entrepreneurship Activities for High School

Entrepreneurship brings with it both risk and reward and can be an inspiring topic to broach with your high school students. Use these activities to guide your students in generating, marketing, and designing creative business ideas.

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