I have created this resource to coincide with teaching reproduction. There are 37 printable slides with the terminology printed separately to the corresponding definition. This is a multi-use resource that could be displayed around the classroom, or as a starter/plenary (get students to choose one of the words without looking and then write the correct definition). This could also be useful when revising with students when discussing exam practice.
Interactive escape room lesson for teaching an introduction to Business Studies. Easy to prep lesson as resources, task cards just need to be printed in advance. The lesson provides a fun introduction into a range of business topics (entrepreneurs, communication, and a range of key terms).
Five task cards to complete the escape room
This lesson is designed around the iGCSE Business Studies curriclum (Cambridge) however could easily be used for other exam boards. This lesson focuses on Laissez-faire, autocratic, and democratic leadership styles. There is a printable starter and main activity included.
PPT (with bell ringer & plenary included)
*Because of copyright issues I have not included examples of real world ‘leaders’ however I would recommend doing so to contextualise the issue for students.
This lesson is focused around the reasons new and existing business fail.
PowerPoint (with starter activity, main activity, and plenary included)
*This lesson requires you to print out newspaper articles (the links are provided) so some preparation is needed. However if you have access to computers in the lesson you could simply save them into the public drive so they have access.
This is a lesson I used with a KS3 (year 9) class sitting their GCSE a year earlier; covering the ‘social impacts of ICT’.
Included in this resource pack:
PPT (with activity and discussion points)
There are 50 slides in this PP, alongside a range of starters/plenaries for each sub topic within the unit. There are also a range of questions that could be used for different activities and stretching students thought.
I used this for a year 8 careers lesson, looking at a range of industries and the skills that are needed to gain employment within them.
Fact-sheet to support main activity.
Full lesson included on opportunity cost. This lesson was originally designed for the iGCSE Business Studies Cambridge course, however it would definitely be suitable for most business courses.
PPT (with bell ringer and all the key information to teach the topic)
x2 teaching activities (one printable and one on PPT)
Printable plenary activity
This resource includes a PPT alongside a starter, main activity and plenary included inside of the PowerPoint. This is predominently a research idea, getting students to focus upon Nissan as the case study therefore access to the internet or further info on the company will need to be provided.
Careers pathways lesson:
This lesson gets students to think about the different career opportunities they have after leaving school, what they include, and which they could be best suited to.
To be able to define what a franchise is.
To be able to explain the benefits of a franchise.
Students should be able to explain what a franchise is, what the benefits are for both the franchisor and franchisee.
x3 printable activities each suited for the different topics on motivation.
Financial methods of motivation
Scenario’s to apply students understanding of the methods
Each could be used for a separate lesson and build upon student’s understanding of motivation in business.
1.2 Classification of businesses
1.2.1 Business activity in terms of primary, secondary and tertiary sectors:
• Basis of business classification, e.g. by using examples
• Reasons for the changing importance of business classification, e.g. in developed and
Resource bundle includes:
x2 Main activities
On the PPT there is a section for assessment however this is included in the next resource pack as it includes questions relating to the second L.O’s in the topic.
Homework focusing on the four factors of production. Could be used in conjuction with a range of Business Studies courses. Three activities are included & answers to the questions are included on the second slide.
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