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BUS: Grab Bag Marketing (Mktg)

Life Skills:

  • Thinking & Reasoning
  • Communication
  • Employability

Time Frame:
7 class periods that run 45 minutes each.

Group Size:
Small Groups


The students will explore marketing concepts including the 4 Pís of marketing by developing and marketing a product from materials found in a grab bag. Students will utilize computer software and digital media to complete the project.

Main Curriculum Tie:
FACS 6th GradeStrand 5
Students will explore employability skills, entrepreneurship, the principles of the free enterprise system and their impact on families, communities and careers. (College and Career Ready Skill Development)

Career Connections:

  • Marketing


  1. Worksheets: (May be completed in Microsoft Word or handwritten)
  2. PowerPoint
  3. Excel
  4. Digital Camera (optional)
  5. Digital Video Camera (optional)
  6. Grab Bag items may include: Tin foil, Paper towel and toilet paper tubes, Tape/glue, Pens/markers, Small boxes, Blocks, Buttons, Paper clips, Rubber bands, Pipe cleaners, Tooth picks, Scraps of fabric, Lego's, Push pins, Paper/construction paper, Rulers/dowel sticks/PVC pipe, Scissors, Etc.

Intended Learning Outcomes:

  1. Students will be able to define and explain the 4 P's of marketing.
  2. Students will be able to brainstorm and develop a product from resources they receive in a "grab bag."
  3. Students will create a company name, logo, and slogan.
  4. Students will create print and video advertisements.

Instructional Procedures:


Assessment Plan:
Students will compile all worksheets and rubrics into a packet and attach the cover sheet before turning packet in.


Bibliography: Glencoe Introduction to Business, 2008

Jane Nate

Created Date :
Apr 12 2011 13:26 PM