Activity Introduction

In this activity you’re going to create a billboard to promote an ethical business or project. By analysing effective billboard design, you’ll learn to grab the attention of people who might not realise that ethical businesses can make money too!

Before completing this activity, you will need to complete ‘Ethical Entrepreneurship’. 

This is a good activity for kids to complete independently.

Ideal for: Lower Secondary

Themes:

  • think and connect

Time required: 40 minutes

Curriculum connections: Economics and Business, Ethical Understanding, Sustainability

Lesson & Curriculum Details

Curriculum codes: 

Complete lesson for classroom teachers:

How to be an ethical entrepreneur – Year 7 & 8

Resources Required

  • Device with internet capability
  • Pen & paper (optional)

 

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Worksheets

Student Worksheet

Billboard For An Ethical Business - Activity Instructions

In this activity you’re going to create a billboard to promote an ethical business or project. By analysing effective billboard design, you’ll learn to grab the attention of people who might not realise that ethical businesses can make money too!

Before completing this activity, you will need to complete ‘Ethical Entrepreneurship’.

Billboard Task

You are going to design a billboard for an ethical company, but before you do that, let’s have a look at some eye-catching billboards and consider what makes them so effective.

Pick two of the billboard designs below and explain whether the billboards:

  • Are attention grabbing
  • Have a clear message
  • Are evocative (create a strong reaction in the viewer).
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Billboard description

What makes it an effective billboard?

Now you are going to create a catchy billboard (or, more likely, a poster) to pr

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