Starter For Ten Enterprise Project. Lesson Six - Finding Your Role
This is the sixth lesson in a series of fourteen which make up the Starter For Ten project. Starter For Ten is a whole term, cross-curricular project for upper primary classes. A series of lessons provide the class with the knowledge and skills they need to start their own businesses in small groups. Groups are loaned £10 to start their business with the businesses running for four weeks after around six weeks learning and preparation.

Starter For Ten provides a highly motivating, real world context for learning with pupils taking full responsibility for their businesses. The pupils are also responsible for making key decisions including what to spend any profit on and whether to act as philanthropists and opt to donate a proportion of their income to charity.

The full project covers a number of curriculum areas: literacy, numeracy, health and wellbeing, religious and moral education, social studies and technologies. All lessons are fully linked to the Scottish Curriculum For Excellence.

Each of the fourteen lessons includes a lesson plan, a PowerPoint presentation and any worksheets or other resources required. Lesson plans include learning objectives, suggestions for differentiation, a starter activity, a main lesson, a plenary activity, suggestions for further development, opportunities for display, and relevant second level Curriculum For Excellence experiences and outcomes.

In this lesson the children learn about different roles within businesses. The class discusses the four different roles which will be adopted within each business. Following group discussions, the children agree their roles and complete a worksheet in which they explain why they are best suited to that particular role.

I can identify the best role in my business for myself and my peers.
Save for later
  • 6.-Finding-Your-Role---lesson-plan.pdf
  • 6.-Finding-Your-Role---presentation.pptx
  • 6.-Finding-Your-Role---personality-trait-sheets.pdf
  • 6.-Finding-Your-Role---worksheets.pdf

About this resource


Created: Nov 26, 2017

Updated: Aug 1, 2018

Lesson plan

pdf, 50 KB



pptx, 266 KB


Lesson starter

pdf, 33 KB


Report a problem

Get this resource as part of a bundle and save up to 52%

Tes Paid Licence

How can I re-use this?