H.T.S. Crest Holy Trinity School

Grade 9 Business (BBI/BIT 10)
Term Outline


Note: Classes will proceed in the order indicated below. Students are responsible to check off the classes as they are completed and to always be mindful of the objectives and requirements associated with the next class. Students are expected to complete any required reading and print off any handouts for a given class BEFORE that class.




BIB UNIT #1: Introduction to the Business System In Canada

Lesson: 1
Topic: exploring the nature and utility of business
References: text, chapter #1; student business survey


Lesson: 2
Topic A: Exploring the nature and utility of information technology
References: class notes, web resources
Topic B: The Anatomy of a Computer
References: New Learner Video


Lesson: 3
Topic A: Needs vs. wants; essentials vs. luxuries; Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
References: text, chapter #1; class notes
Topic B: Introduction to the Independent Business Simulation project
References: Trade Show Web Page


Lesson: 4
Topic: Power Point Lab: Proposals for an Independent Business Simulation
References:


Lesson: 5
Topic: Producers vs. Consumers; Specialization of Business; our Interdependent Society
References: text, chapter #1; Power Point Presentation


Lesson: 6
Topic: The forms of business organization.
References: text, chapter #3; class notes


Lesson: 7
Topic: Entrepreneurship - The Entrepreneurial Perspective
References: Video: Spirit of Adventure and the associated worksheet
Note: this class is associated with an Entrepreneurial Case Study Report


Lesson: 8
Topic: Internet Lab: In search of an entrepreneur.
Note: this class is associated with an Entrepreneurial Case Study Report


Lesson: 9
Topic: *** Unit Test: Introduction to the Business System in Canada ***
Reference: review sheet


UNIT #2: The Economic System In Canada

Lesson: 10
Topic: economics defined; the 3 factors of production
Reference: text, all of chapter #2; plus pages 85-6


Lesson: 11
Topic: economic systems: free enterprise, centrally planned, mixed.
Reference: text, chapter #2


Lesson: 12
Topic: analyzing supply and demand for a good or service
Reference: class notes; supply/demand survey/graph


Lesson: 13
Topic: analyzing supply, demand, and equilibrium.
Reference: Text, chapter #2; class notes; Excel Lab #01


Lesson: 14
Topic: Review for Quiz; Preparation for National Bring Our Kids to Work Day - Wednesday, November 7th
Reference: web assignment and resources


Lesson: 15
Topic: the economic cycle - expansion, decline, recession, recovery
Reference: text, pages. 257-8


Lesson: 16
Topic: the money supply: leakages vs. injections
Reference: Money Supply worksheet


Lesson: 17
Topic: the rate of 'inflation' (C.P.I.).
Reference: text, pgs. 252-7


Lesson: 18
Topic: the rate of 'interest'
Reference: text, page 266; news article


Lesson: 19
Topic: the rate of 'unemployment'
Reference: text, pgs. 102-3


Lesson: 20
Topic: Economics Unit Test Review
Reference: review sheet


Lesson: 21
Topic: *** Unit Test: Economics ***
Reference: review sheet


Lesson: 22
Topic: Exam Review
Reference: Term review materials


Lesson: 23
Topic: Exam Review
Reference: Term review materials


Lesson: 24
Topic: Exam Review
Reference: Term review materials


Note: Senior school exams begin on Monday, December 7th


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