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BUS: Ethics-Where to Draw the Line (BUS)

Main Core Tie

FACS 6th Grade
Strand 5


Business Ed Lesson Plan Team


Students will evaluate ethical and unethical behaviors.



  • Ethical Situation Instructions
  • Situation Forms for each group
  • Decision Form for each group

Background for Teachers

1 BUS / Workplace Etiquette & Ethics

Instructional Procedures

Detailed instructions are included on the Ethical Situations document.

Divide the class into small groups of 3-4 students giving each small group a hypothetical business situation. Students discuss and evaluate behaviors as ethical, unethical, and/or criminal. Are all workplace and/or career behaviors black and white? Students are confronted with real-life dilemmas. Do they agree with the behaviors?

Created: 03/03/2011
Updated: 02/05/2018