1. Lesson Plan: Career Exploration Using O*NET

    • Resource ID: 11278
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    This lesson in the Business Practicum course uses the online O*Net system to guide student through a series of activities to explore business occupations and develop a personal resume, cover sheet and appropriate letter of resignation.  
  2. Lesson Plan: Word Processing

    • Resource ID: 11281
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    This lesson will help students prepare to enter the workforce by demonstrating word-processing skills in the form of business letters, job acceptance letters, memorandums, business memos, price lists, and business reports.
  3. Lesson Plan: Professional Standards

    • Resource ID: 11282
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    This lesson is an introduction to professional standards expected in the workplace environment. This lesson encourages students to understand how to look and behave professionally in the workplace.
  4. Lesson Plan: Management and Interpersonal Skills

    • Resource ID: 11283
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    Upon completion of this lesson, students will defend the purpose of management as it relates to efficient operation of a business. Lessons also address the team and interpersonal skills required for success in business and management.
  5. Lesson Plan: Risk Management

    • Resource ID: 11284
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn the importance of using new technology safely and responsibly, as well as purchasing the supplies and equipment necessary for maintaining a safe work environment.
  6. Lesson Plan: Ethics in Business

    • Resource ID: 11285
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn about ethics, analyze actions for ethical dilemmas, and write a personal code of ethics for business and personal use.
  7. Lesson Plan: Banking and Financial Skills

    • Resource ID: 11289
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    Students will learn about banking and finance in the context of managing a business. Topics include petty cash, handling cash, bank deposits, reconciliation, purchasing and maintaining supplies and equipment, and managing vendor relationships.
  8. Lesson Plan: Business Math in Retail

    • Resource ID: 11290
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    This lesson helps students learn how to calculate discounts and markups as part of this retail math lesson. 
  9. Lesson Plan: Leadership

    • Resource ID: 11291
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    Effective leadership is an essential key to any business success. A leader can be a CEO of an organization or a first-year employee who leads his/her team to success behind the scenes. Great leaders lead through inspiration, persuasion and personal connections. This lesson will help you understand...
  10. Lesson Plan: Personal Management

    • Resource ID: 11292
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will complete goal setting activities and develop a mentor and mentee partnership.
  11. Scope and Sequence: Practicum in Business Management

    • Resource ID: 19379
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015
    Practicum in Business Management course scope and sequence within the Business Management and Administration Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be taught, and one possible order for teaching the units of instruction. A brief...
  12. Lesson Plan: Critical Thinking/Workflow

    • Resource ID: 11288
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explore the four phases of a project and explain why procrastination should be avoided. Students will also practice project management skills.
  13. Lesson Plan: Human Relations

    • Resource ID: 11294
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will apply previously learned skills such as, teamwork, interpersonal, communication and human relations, for working effectively in the workplace.
  14. Lesson Plan: How Do I Get That Job in Education Administration?

    • Resource ID: 19864
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will investigate careers in education administration, interview and job shadow a current education administrator, and understand the training and aptitudes of professionals in the field of education.
  15. Lesson Plan: Researching Learning Disabilities

    • Resource ID: 19979
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will work collaboratively to learn more about specific learning disabilities. Students will also produce an individual or group research paper and slide presentation that can be used to educate others.
  16. Lesson Plan: Who’s Protecting Our Children

    • Resource ID: 19886
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn how to advocate for students when they become teachers.  Students will understand the legal responsibilities of reporting child abuse, and investigate resources that protect and provide services for children in need.
  17. Lesson Plan: The Teen Years

    • Resource ID: 19914
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will summarize guidance techniques for adolescents.
  18. Lesson Plan: Rewards and Challenges Development in Late Adulthood

    • Resource ID: 19977
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze the various development stages of adults ages 66 years and older.  
  19. Lesson Plan: Managing Your Classroom

    • Resource ID: 19871
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will gain insight into an effectively run classroom that fosters a positive learning environment for students by creating their own classroom expectations and classroom procedures, and designing a classroom of their own.
  20. Lesson Plan: Savings

    • Resource ID: 11961
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson introduces students to the importance of saving and investing. Students will identify the differences between saving and investing, explore the concept of compounding to increase investment returns, and identify components of SMART goals as related to setting financial goals.