Day 5 (8)

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

  1. Learn How to Start Your Own Business
  2. Personal Finance & Public Service Announcements (TIED)
  3. Coding

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: Lily Amling, Taylor Deppe, Jake Bormann

  • 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 Bankers: Delaney Dunne & Justus Aldrich

  • 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: Jared Fite, Amber Edens, KaLynn DeShaw

  • 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/Rent Payment Collector: Payton Bellings

  • Using a spreadsheet, keep track of everyone who has paid their rent–$500 per month
  • Determine appropriate auction items.
  • Ask the class to help obtain items.
  • Plan and facilitate the auction.

Recyclist/Lottery Manager/Visual Display Artist: Ellie Borrenpohl

  • 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.
  • 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.

Electrician: Aiden Onken

  • 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: Terrin Back

  • 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: Breanna Edwards, Catrina Althaus, Kaliesia DeShaw

  • 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

Messenger: Nathan Both

  • 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.

22 thoughts on “Day 5 (8)

  1. Today I watched a bunch of videos about Powtoon and how to use it. I learned about how there are a lot of different templates and backgrounds to use and choose from. I learned how there are many different types of characters and word boxes to add and how to swap them in and out. I also learned how to make the characters have animations and how to make them move for longer and shorter time frames.

  2. Today i learned how to use powtoon. The things i like most about powtoon was how the characters moved and did actions. Some other things i liked about powtoon was that it is easy and fun to use.

  3. Today we watched 5 videos on PowToon. I learned that you can upload pictures. I Also learned you can use emoji’s,other pictures,and some stickers.

  4. I learned how to use Powtoon today. I learned how to add text and how to add animation to the text. I also learned how to set a backround and how to add a little character and add animation to that too.

  5. Today I watched like 6 videos, and I learned a lot on how to make a video/ slide. Then I read the powtoon website. After that I experiented with powtons, I like a little, but im still getting used to it.

  6. I learned about how to use powtoon. I also learned how to delete text and put in text. I know now how to use the project and all of the stuff i needed to do.

  7. Today what I did in Powtoon is download a background from my computer, animate a title screen, and explore the different styles of animation. What I learned about Powtoon is that it has different styles that come with their own sets of props and characters. I also learned that the characters and some items already come with animations. Powtoon is easy and fun to use.

  8. I learned how to make a animation on Powtoon. I am still trying to figure out how to animate my character but I think this is going to be fun. I think I want to make funny animations on powtoon once I completely learn how to use it.

  9. Powtoon looks like a fun web site. I am just messing with it right now but I am going to make some thing decent. This could help me a lot in the future when I need to make a project or a presentation.

  10. I like using powtoon was fun. I learned that there are lots of people and different emoji. I think that making the cartoons are going to be fun to make. Powtoon has an easy layout and is lots of fun.

  11. Today I watched the 5 videos. I made a powtoon about dogs. I learned how to make powtoons and how to have special affects like a hand drawing text. I also added a dog wagging his tail. My powtoon is looking really good. I’m excited to see what it looks like when its done

  12. I learned how to add text and play the video. Another thing I learned is how to add people and their expressions. I think powtoons is fun. I like that powtoons have everything right there

  13. I learned that some different characters in powtoons have different motions than others. I will be using powtoons for projects or presentations in this class. I likie the way that powtoons is simple and easy to use.

  14. Today I watched a few videos about how to make a good video on powtoon. I started a powtoon video but didn’t finish it. I am kind oof confused about how to do this but i’m starting to learn about it and get used to it.

  15. Today i watched the videos and then read the website. I started making a PowToon then i couldn’t get the features to load to edit my pictures so i didn’t get as much done as i wanted too.

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