So excited about this book! Most kids love dogs, and who doesn't like money? Terry Lynn Johnson lays out the steps to starting a small business below. Be sure to check out her full teacher's guide as well. She's tied her discussion questions into the Common Core State Standards.
Activity Name: My Business Plan
Activity Description: Matt’s math teacher, Mr. Mofat, presented a long-term project to his class that required each student to create a small business plan, and to implement the plan to measure costs and proft. Now it’s your turn to try your hand at being an entrepreneur! What will your business be? What are you passionate about? Do you enjoy babysitting? Interesting in starting a dog walking business? What skills do you have (knitting, baking, throwing a football) that you can turn into your own business? Every small business starts with a business plan to guide business decisions and to avoid mistakes. Can your interests be turned into a product or service? Complete the following worksheets to design your small business plan.
Day 25 of Summer Goal
MY SUMMER OFFICIALLY STARTS JUNE 19TH AND ENDS AUGUST 24TH. THAT'S 9.5 WEEKS OF SUMMER OR 66 DAYS. MY ORIGINAL GOAL WAS TO READ A MIDDLE GRADE NOVEL OR 15-20 PICTURE BOOKS A DAY FOR 50 OF THOSE DAYS, BUT MY NEW GOAL IS TO SHOOT FOR 30 DAYS. I DIDN'T REALIZE I'D END UP DOING TEXT SETS! I'LL BLOG ABOUT THE BOOKS AND MY EXPERIENCE HERE. READ ON!