Mini-Units Projects

Buying a Used Car

Entrepreneurship | Pitch Your Business Idea

In this Common Core Standards-aligned project, students will form a team, create a business presentation, advertisement, elevator pitch, and present their work to their classmates.

Entrepreneurship | Can I Be An Entrepreneur If I Don’t Own My Own Business?

Using well-formulated arguments, students will debate whether a person can be considered an entrepreneur if they do not own their own business.

Alternatives to 4-Year Colleges | What's Your Plan After High School?

In this Common Core-aligned project, students will choose a path to pursue after high school besides attending college. They will set a goal for where they want to be on this path one year after graduating from high school and create a timeline that identifies steps they need to take and by when. Finally, students will reflect on how they will stay on track should unexpected events occur. 

Philanthropy | Let’s Have a Philanthropy Meet Up!

In this Common Core Standards-aligned project, students will participate in a role-playing activity, learn about some of the main causes philanthropists support, and who some key philanthropic organizations are around the world.

Ethics | Debate These Ethical Dilemmas

Students will examine ethical scenarios. They will need to identify which side of the argument they agree with, provide a rationale for their response, and try to persuade others through a debate format. 

Ethics | Ethical or Not?

In this Common Core aligned project, students will form a team, create a business presentation, advertisement, elevator pitch, and present their work to their classmates.