GOAL: Before you leave class today you will know what you need to do to do your job and you will have the opportunity to learn how to increase profits by lowering your expenses and selling more product by playing the lemonade stand game.
- Get ready for your job. Go to the first PAY DAY, BILL DAY, AUCTION DAY in the lesson plans. Read about what YOU need to do on that day, both for your JOB and your own personal finances. Prepare NOW!!! Think ahead to what it might be like on that day and anticipate any problems you may have and prepare for them NOW.
- LEARN HOW TO RUN A BUSINESS!! Read about and play LEMONADE STAND for the rest of class.
- 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.
- Using a spreadsheet, keep track of everyone who has paid their rent–$500 per month