Comic Strips

Comics are Collaborative

Grade level 9, 10, 11, 12

The unit served as a cross-curriculum endeavor between the English, History and Marketing departments. Comics generated excitement and enthusiasm for learning as well engaged students in a manner that portrays them each as a superhero or super heroine of their own.…

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The Free Enterprise System

The FES Unit Plan

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Objectives  Students will become informed of the basic economic freedoms in the free enterprise system.

SWBAT: 80% of students will demonstrate competencies using a variety of assessment with an overall portfolio score of 80% or higher.…

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Career Education and Work

Career Acquisition 101

Objectives – 80% of students will complete the objectives with a minimum of 80% competency.


  1. Create a career portfolio — an individualized collection of material — to be used for mock job interviews and DECA competition
  2. Create a resume, a cover letter and a follow-up thank you letter according to current industry standards
  3. Demonstrate appropriate interview behaviors in a simulated job interview according to teacher criteria
  4. Structure answers to job interview questions using STAR technique (Situation, Task, Action, Result)


Examples of EQ's used throughout the unit.

Examples of EQ’s used throughout the unit.

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Post Lesson/Unit Reflection Communication

Notes from Communication Lesson/Unit Plan

  1. Team building activity
  2. Webquest
  3. Webquest individual, peer and group evaluations
  4. Animoto commercial – Malaysian
  5. Animoto commerical – American
  6. Animoto commercial – Peer evaluations
  7. YouTube video Product placement
  8. Michelle Obama speech
  9. Michelle Obama speech graphic organizer
  10. Michelle Obama speech quiz via Schoology
  11. Textbook packet – chapter 8.1
  12. Textbook packet – chapter 8.2
  13. Textbook – chapter outlines with vocabulary
  14. The Frayer Model – vocabulary

Reflection piece
Next opportunity to execute lesson:

  1. Team building activity – took place in the boardroom.
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Post Lesson/Unit Reflection Channels of Distribution

Notes from Channels of Distribution Unit Plan

  1. Graphic organizer – used to visually compare Consumer and Industrial channels
  2. Distribution activity– demonstrated how products are shipped through interstate, over bridges, through mountains and across the ocean. Team activity was conducted in the boardroom as well as outside.
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