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Playing a business game

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Students read a book about starting a business and then play a game to explore things that can happen when you run a business.

Big idea

Understanding some of the things that can happen when you run your own business can help you think about whether you’d like to be an entrepreneur.

Essential questions

  • What are some helpful and challenging things that can happen when you run your own business?
  • Is being an entrepreneur right for me?

Objectives

  • Explore some helpful and challenging things that can happen when you run your own business
  • Reflect on whether entrepreneurship is right for you

What students will do

  • Read the Money Monsters Start Their Own Business chapter book. (You will need a book reader app to open ePub files).
  • Play a game that explores some of the ups and downs of running a business.
  • Reflect on whether entrepreneurship is right for them.

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Teacher guide

Playing a business game (guide)

Student materials

Playing a business game (worksheet)

Money Monsters start their own business (book)

Money Monsters start their own business (ePub)

Note: Please remember to consider your students’ accommodations and special needs to ensure that all students are able to participate in a meaningful way.

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