Isabel's Car Wash Lesson for Grades 4-6
Students are introduced to the roles of entrepreneur and investor in the context of starting a business through the book Isabel's Car Wash. After discussing the story, students are divided into entrepreneur and investor groups for a business startup simulation.
In this simulation, each entrepreneur group uses a business plan and pitch to sell its idea to the investor groups. Each investor group decides on a business to invest in with the money allotted to the group and negotiates a profit percentage with the entrepreneur.
Parents: View the Q&A using Isabel's Car Wash.
This lesson plan is designed for teaching grades 4, 5, and 6.
Book written by Sheila Bair (ISBN: 978-0807536537).
This book is available on https://www.bookshare.org/cms/ for free to schools and students with reading barriers.
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