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Bus Com II - Business Articles

Time Frame:
1 class period that runs 70 minutes.


This activity exposes students to various business magazines. They will scan to find an article, summarize what they have read, write using MLA style, and present orally to the class.

Main Curriculum Tie:
Business Communication IIStandard 2
Students will improve and demonstrate effective informational reading strategies.



Instructional Procedures:

  1. Provide each student with access to a business magazine (hard copy or online).
  2. Give students 10-15 minutes to skim the magazine looking for a business article that is interesting to them.
  3. Pass out the "Business Article Papers" assignment and explain what is required.
  4. Give students time in class to get started.
  5. You may want to have a sample ready (previously prepared by you) to show the students what is expected.
  6. Two articles are required during the term. One is written and other is written and presented orally by each student.

Videotaping is optional.

Business Ed Lesson Plan Team

Created Date :
Jan 17 2011 10:16 AM

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