HERE IS WHAT WILL DO THIS TRIMESTER (in the order of the most popular votes):

  1. Learn How to Start Your Own Business
  2. Learn About Personal Finance & How to Manage Your Own Money
  3. Learn How to Code
  4. Learn How to Be a Good Digital Citizen

GOAL: Before you leave today, you will know what to do for your job AND you will create your bank log using MICROSOFT EXCEL ONLINE

  1. Today you will receive your job assignments and will start earning your salaries. Get your job offer letter. Sign the letter and give it back to your teacher.
  2. CREATE YOUR BANK LOG USING EXCEL ONLINE. After the video, for practice:
    1. make a deposit of $200 for winning the lottery
    2. make a withdrawal that $200 because you have to pay for a new hot water heater.
    3. Share your Google Sheet with me.
  3. IMPORTANT: At the end of every class, write about the following at the TOP OF THE WORD ONLINE FILE for this class:
    1. Describe what happened or what you did during class.
    2. Interpret how things went by using one (or more) of these terms:
      1. Strength & Weaknesses
      2. Successes & Setback
    3. What have you learned due to this experience?
    4. Answer one (or more) of these questions:
      1. What can you do to improve your learning?
      2. How will you extend your learning past what is expected?
    5. Be sure to use good writing skills!!
  4. LEARN HOW TO RUN A BUSINESS!! Read about and play LEMONADE STAND for the rest of class.
  5. Today the following people will train for their job:

Bankers: Jensen Wedeking, Cole Nemmers, Riley Carrier

      • You will have a bank log (Google Sheet) and an envelope for each of your clients, and you should label these clearly with your clients names. Make a Google Sheet for each client in the same Google Workbook.
      • The bank log (Google Sheet) you hold for each of your clients should always match your client’s own bank log (Google Sheet). If the balances do not match, then the you and your client must work together to figure out why.
      • You will manage your client’s logs by adding deposits and subtracting withdrawals.
      • You should keep about $2,000 in cash on hand in case your clients want to make withdrawals. Any extra cash should go into the classroom cash box. Where is it?

Class Banker: Morgan Meyer

      • You will keep a log of all of the money that goes in and out of the classroom cash box, including withdrawals and deposits from the Bankers and the teacher. Create the log using a Google Sheet.

Fine Officer: Ryder Michels, Robert Paulsen, Jeremiah Sauser

      • Where is the offense log? Be sure to check it on Ticket Day to see whether any of your clients have committed infractions.
      • Monitor student’s work areas. Give out fines for messy and/or unclean work areas.
      • Monitor student jobs. Give out fines to students who are not doing their job.
      • Monitor student behavior in class. Give out fines to students who are not on task.
      • How do you fill out a fine ticket?
      • Your clients will be bringing their fine money to you (the Fine Officer). Where should you put the returned fine tickets and cash?
      • How do you update the offense log once a fine is paid?
      • Other questions?

Auctioneer: Aden Schmidt, River Schiefer

      • Determine appropriate auction items.
      • Ask the class to help obtain items.
      • Plan and facilitate the auction.

Recyclist/Lottery Manager: Gracie Schoop

  • Monitor the recycling bins and trash cans for appropriate deposits.
  • Collect $50 from each student to pay for their recycling bill & keep track of who paid using a spreadsheet
  • Increase the schools awareness of the importance of recycling by creating signs and flyers.
  • Put the name of each person in your class on a small slip of paper. Put the paper in a box. Draw names to see who wins the lottery.

Electrician/Loan Officer: Gatlin Owen & Ben Steinbeck

  • Monitor electricity usage in the classroom.
  • Collect $150 from each student to pay for their electric bill. Keep track of who paid using a spreadsheet
  • Creatively present ideas on how to conserve energy and reduce the monthly bill.

Attendance Monitor/Attendance Bonus Provider: Madyson Schlie & Kady Veach

  • Take daily attendance and record absences.
  • Give a $100 to each student for perfect attendance since the last payday/bill day
  • Report absences to the teacher.
  • Provide students with make-up materials when they return to class & email them the day they are gone to let them know what they missed & what they need to turn in when they return.

Clerk: Erin Sprank, Alivia Wagner, Sophia Tigges

  • Hand out papers to students.
  • Collect papers or homework from students.
  • Organize the class supply area and keep it neat.
  • Find out how much each of your client’s make for their monthly paycheck
  • Write out everyone’s checks BEFORE pay & distribute them


      • Deliver written or spoken messages to people throughout the building.
      • Post messages in the classroom in regard to what jobs or duties need to be done.


      • Monitor spending habits and trends during the class auction.
      • Report back to teacher and other students about the buying trends for the auction and how they compared to previous auctions in a Google Doc shared with the teacher and the entire class.

Visual Display Artist/Rent Payment Collector:

    • Determine what type of information is presented on the class bulletin boards and walls and windows.
    • Ensure class displays are updated with relevant class information.
    • Decorate room.
    • Paint.
    • Using a spreadsheet, keep track of everyone who has paid their rent–$500 per month

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    Today I learned how to do my job. I also got another job, which is visual display artist. I watched a few videos and looked at the 8th grade page of fame.

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