Subjects: Entrepreneurship, HASS (Economics and Business).
Year Levels: 5 and 6.
Topics: Enterprise learning.
Teaching Time: 60 minutes.
Lesson four of five. Students will learn that all bad ideas contain the beginnings of good ideas when it comes to creating a social enterprise, before exploring the classroom and school grounds for resources that could be used as part of their social enterprise’s offerings.
- Students will generate “bad” ideas to see the value in every suggestion
- Students will make a list of available resources in their school grounds.
21st century skills:
Australian Curriculum Mapping
This unit of lessons is intended to focus on many of the General Capabilities of the curriculum. There are many elements of the curriculum that can be overlaid into these lessons with minor modifications on the part of the teacher. For a full breakdown of the General Capabilities used and the curriculum links that can be drawn into each lesson, click here.
This lesson is part of the wider unit of work Creating a Social Enterprise.
Time required: 60 mins.
Level of teacher scaffolding: Medium – facilitate class discussion.
- Device capable of presenting a video to the class
- Large pieces of paper (one per group)
- Marker pens
- Scavenger Hunt worksheet (one per group).
Keywords: entrepreneurship, social enterprise, social entrepreneur, social entrepreneurship, social issues, business, entrepreneurship education, Social Enterprise Schools, Social Enterprise Academy, teamwork, group work, team, leadership.
Cool Australia’s curriculum team continually reviews and refines our resources to be in line with changes to the Australian Curriculum.
Cool would like to thank Social Enterprise Academy for supporting the development of these lessons.