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.
Whether it be for one specific student, a small group of kids, or a whole class, finding a "just right" book makes the teacher's and the students' day.