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Math Grade 5/6

Richland Academy 2013-2014

Math Business Final


Project
Your Challenge: You will create a
business, complete with finances and
marketing. At the end of the year,
you will present your business in a
Tradeshow!

Components:
1. Measurement and Geometry
Component: Design a 3D model of
your business using Sketch-Up. In
addition to your model, you will
include the components of a map (scale; legend or labels etc.),
as well as the area and perimeter of your business.
First Draft Due: _______________________________________________________
2nd Draft Due: ________________________________________________________
2. Number Sense Component: You will create a budget for your
business using your knowledge of decimals, money,
subtraction and addition. You will present this budget formally
in a chart generated on the Microsoft Word or Excel.
First Draft Due: _______________________________________________________
2nd Draft Due: ________________________________________________________
3. Data Management Component: Create a circle graph to
represent your budget and spending. Use Microsoft Excel to
generate a circle graph.
First Draft Due: _______________________________________________________
2nd Draft Due: ________________________________________________________
4. Literacy Component: You will answer the three questions
provided by the SBEC to describe your business. This will be
typed; 12 point font; at least 500 words).
First Draft Due: _______________________________________________________

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2nd Draft Due: ________________________________________________________
5. Media Literacy and Marketing Component: You will include
your marketing materials, such as an advertisement or radio
advertisements. You must provide as least one marketing
material.
First Draft Due: _______________________________________________________
2nd Draft Due: ________________________________________________________

Visual Representation:
You may present your work in any visual form as long as the
components are present. Get creative! Here are some suggestions:
Large Presentation board
Powerpoint
Prezzie
Website
Video

Oral Presentation
To show-off your business, your will give a short 3-5 minute oral
presentation persuading your investors to invest money in your
company.
Through your oral presentation you will:
Summarize your work (showing all components)
Give a persuading argument about why your business is worth
their money!
What percent of your company will you give? How much money
do you need?

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Business Plan Rubric


/85

Measurement:
Physical
Layout
/15

Number Sense:
Budget
/15

Data
Management:
Budget Graph
/10
Literacy:
Business
Outline and
Description
/10
Marketing:
Advertisemen
t
/15

They physical layout


is exceptionally
completed, it is
neat, creative and
detailed; the layout
and design makes
the business
concept unique and
realistic

The physical
layout is neat,
creative and
detailed; the
design is well
thought in out
in support of the
business
concept

The physical
layout of not
complete; and/or
it does not show
the function of
the business
concept

The budget is
detailed and wellthought out; the
business owner has
taken all areas of
business into
account going above
and beyond the set
template
The graph shows a
deep understanding
of their budget and
is creatively
presented

The budget is
detailed and the
template is
complete

The physical
layout is
somewhat neat
and mostly
complete. It
shows a small
amount of
thought
surrounding the
business concept
The budget is
not well thought
out or
unrealistic,
and/or it is
uncompleted

The graph
mostly depicts
the budget

There is no graph
or it has no
relationship to
the budget

The description
lacks details
needed; some
understanding of
the business
concepts
explored.

The description
is brief and/or
shows no
understanding of
business
concepts
discussed.

The
advertisement
lack detail and is
unclear; it shows
a slight
understanding of
advertising
tactics.

The
advertisement is
messy and does
not describe the
business; it does
a poor job of
selling the
business.

The description is
well-written and
well-thought out.
The concept is
creative and shows
a sophisticated
understanding of the
business concepts
learned.
The advertisement is
visually appealing
and shows a
sophisticated
understanding of
their target market.
It is clear and shows
a good
understanding of the
advertising tactics
discussed.

The graph
depicts the
budget
effectively and
is presented
clearly
The description
is well-thought
out and the
concept shows a
good
understanding
of the business
concepts
explored.
The
advertisement
is somewhat
visually
appealing and
shows some
understanding
of the
advertising
tactics
discussed.

There is not
budget
completed

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Visual
Representatio
n

The overall
presentation is
professional and
enhances their
overall business
concept creatively.

/10
In-Class Effort The student used
/10
Creativity
/10

their time effectively


and was able to
complete all
elements in class
The overall business
concept showed
creativity and
innovation; this
concept was
imaginative but at
the same time
realistic enough to
become a real
business in future

The overall
presentation is
need and
professional

The student
completed most
elements in
class; they were
mostly on task
The overall
business
concept showed
some innovative
thought and has
not been
commonly
thought of
before

The overall
presentation is
somewhat sloppy
at times and
does not
enhance their
ideas
The student
completed some
of the elements
at home; they
were mostly not
on task
The overall
business seemed
done before;
there was no
creativity or
innovation
involved

There is no
overall visual
representation

The student
completed all the
elements at
home; they did
no stay on task
at all
The business was
copied.

Oral Presentation Rubric


/15
Speaking
Techniques
and Delivery

-Holds attention
of entire
audience with
the use of direct
eye contact,
seldom looking
at notes
-Speaks with
fluctuation in
volume and
inflection to
maintain
audience interest
and emphasize
key points

Consistent
use of direct
eye contact
with
audience,
but still
returns to
notes
Speaks
with
satisfactory
variation of
volume and
inflection

Displays
minimal eye
contact with
audience, while
reading mostly
from the notes
Speaks in
uneven volume
with little or no
inflection

1
Holds no eye
contact with
audience, as
entire report is
read from notes
Speaks in low
volume and/or
monotonous
tone, which
causes

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Business Brainstorm
Name:
Date:
Use the following graphic organizer to brainstorm the beginnings of
your business! I will be your baby for the rest of the year!
List your passions, skills and interests
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Some helpful questions to ask:
What businesses are lacking in your community?
What innovations could you make on an existing business to
make it better?
What do you have to offer to the community?
Create an idea web below? What ideas come to mind?