Entrepreneurship: Be the Boss

Do you ever wish you could be in charge? Well, in this elective, you get to be your own boss! You will learn the steps of creating, running, and designing a restaurant. Through researching other businesses, writing a proposal, creating advertisements to attract customers and hire staff, creating a menu with pricing, staffing and paying employees, you will oversee your own restaurant from start to finish! Combining research skills, persuasive writing, and mathematical know-how, this elective will give you a real-life taste of running your very own restaurant. 

Executive Function Skills

  • Planning and time management
  • Task initiation
  • Organization of ideas
  • Organization of materials
  • Self-monitoring and follow-through
  • Working memory

MA Practice Standards and Frameworks

ELA Writing

  • Write arguments.
  • Write informative/explanatory texts. 
  • Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
  • Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting.

Standards for Mathematical Practice

  • Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
  • Reason abstractly and quantitatively.Task initiation
  • Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.
  • Model with mathematics.
  • Use appropriate tools strategically.
  • Attend to precision.
  • Look for and make use of structure.
  • Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.

Mathematical Frameworks

  • The Number System.
  • Expressions and Equations.