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Making Money

Main Core Tie

FCS Exploration
Strand 4 (Note: Start of FCS explorations part B) Standard 2

Time Frame

10 class periods of 90 minutes each

Group Size

Small Groups

Life Skills

  • Thinking & Reasoning
  • Employability


MarDene Fernandez


Students form companies to see it they can create a product they can sell and make a profit on. The main concepts are in the unit are:

A. The basics of the free enterprise system

B. How can this information help you as a consumer?

C. What makes a business successful? (You can never guess who is going to become an entrepreneur.)


Handouts and product as decided in the attachments.

Background for Teachers

Review the free enterprise experience and possible items for the students to produce.

Student Prior Knowledge

Basic budgeting and consumerism knowledge.

Intended Learning Outcomes

Students will complete a free-enterprise experience.

Instructional Procedures


Submitted by MarDene Fernandez.

Created: 08/02/2002
Updated: 02/05/2018