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									                  Business Law (2250) Course Description
                      and End-of-Course Assessment
                               High School
 Curriculum Writers: Kerry Martin, Jack Klein


                                                Pre-Requisites: none




                                                          Level      (Ess/   Resources      Sample Teaching
                                                               Exp/ Ext)       Adopted         Strategy/
Obj.
#1                    Objective                               and Time       Textbook and     Assessment
                                                          Allotted (in       Supplemental
                                                                hours)         Materials
Standard 1: Origin of Our Legal System
Goal: Understand the sources in which the United States legal system
incorporated for a foundation.
                                                                                                   Group
1.      Explain Common Law vs. Positive Law                      ESS
                                                                1 DAY
                                                                                             Discussion/Activities
                                                                                             Quiz/Unit Tests/ECA
                                                                                                   Group
2.      Explain English Common Law                               ESS
                                                                1 DAY
                                                                                             Discussion/Activities
                                                                                             Quiz/Unit Tests/ECA
                                                                                                   Group
        Explain Equity as an Alternative to Common
3.      Law
                                                                 ESS
                                                                1 DAY
                                                                                             Discussion/Activities
                                                                                             Quiz/Unit Tests/ECA
Standard 2: Sources of Law in the United States.
Goal: Understand the sources of law in the United States.
                                                                                                   Group
        Explain and describe constitutional law, statue
4.      law, administrative law, and case law.
                                                                 ESS
                                                               2 DAYS
                                                                                             Discussion/Activities
                                                                                             Quiz/Unit Tests/ECA
                                                                                                   Group
        Explain how the sources of laws create a
5.      hierarchy when laws conflict.
                                                                 ESS
                                                                1 DAY
                                                                                             Discussion/Activities
                                                                                             Quiz/Unit Tests/ECA




       ESS = Essential (All students should master this skill or concept)
       EXP = Expected (Concept should be taught and will be mastered by many students)
       EXT = Extended (Optional objective for enrichment)

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Standard 3: Common types of laws in the U.S.
Goal: Identify the different types of laws.
       Explain the differences between criminal and                                             Group
6.     civil law, procedural and substantive law, and
       business Law.
                                                                ESS
                                                              3 DAYS
                                                                                          Discussion/Activities
                                                                                          Quiz/Unit Tests/ECA
Standard 4: Ethics and Reasoning in the development of law.
Goal: Demonstrate the use of reasoning and ethics.
                                                                                                Group
       Analyze scenarios or cases and make decisions
7.     using reasoning and ethics.
                                                                ESS
                                                              3 DAYS
                                                                                          Discussion/Activities
                                                                                          Quiz/Unit Tests/ECA
Standard 5: Constitutional Rights
Goal: Understand the Constitution and Bill of Rights
                                                                                                Group
       Understand how these documents protect them
8.     as citizens of the U.S.
                                                                ESS
                                                              2 DAYS
                                                                                          Discussion/Activities
                                                                                          Quiz/Unit Tests/ECA
       Identify specific amendments that protect
       individual rights. (i.e)
9.           due process
             civil rights                                      ESS
                                                                                                Group
                                                                                          Discussion/Activities
             peripheral rights                               2 DAYS                      Quiz/Unit Tests/ECA
                                                                                                Group
       Understand the need for the amendment
10.    process.
                                                                ESS
                                                              1/2 DAY
                                                                                          Discussion/Activities
                                                                                          Quiz/Unit Tests/ECA
Standard 5: The Court System
Goal: Identify the levels of the court system.
       Identify the various jurisdictions of the court                    Guest Speaker         Group
       system (i.e.)                                                        Field trip    Discussion/Activities
             Supreme                                                                     Quiz/Unit Tests/ECA
11.          federal
             state                                              ESS
             local                                          2 1/2 DAYS
Standard 6: Criminal Laws
Goal: Understand the most common types of crimes
                                                                                                Group
12.    Identify the elements of a crime                         ESS
                                                               1 DAY
                                                                          Guest Speaker
                                                                            Field trip
                                                                                          Discussion/Activities
                                                                                          Quiz/Unit Tests/ECA
                                                                                                Group
13.    Determine the classification of crimes.                  ESS
                                                               1 DAY
                                                                          Guest Speaker
                                                                            Field trip
                                                                                          Discussion/Activities
                                                                                          Quiz/Unit Tests/ECA
                                                                                                Group
       Explain the defenses used against criminal
14.    charges.
                                                                ESS
                                                              1/2 DAY
                                                                          Guest Speaker
                                                                            Field trip
                                                                                          Discussion/Activities
                                                                                          Quiz/Unit Tests/ECA
                                                                                                Group
       Identify the most common business related
15.    crimes.
                                                                 ESS
                                                             1 1/2 DAYS
                                                                          Guest Speaker
                                                                            Field trip
                                                                                          Discussion/Activities
                                                                                          Quiz/Unit Tests/ECA
      ESS = Essential (All students should master this skill or concept)
      EXP = Expected (Concept should be taught and will be mastered by many students)
      EXT = Extended (Optional objective for enrichment)

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Standard 7: Personal injury laws.
Goal: Distinguish between a crime and a tort.
                                                                                              Group
                                                               ESS
16.    Identify the elements of a tort.
                                                              1 DAY
                                                                                        Discussion/Activities
                                                                                        Quiz/Unit Tests/ECA
                                                                                              Group
17.    Understand the relationship of a tort and crime.         ESS
                                                              2 DAYS
                                                                                        Discussion/Activities
                                                                                        Quiz/Unit Tests/ECA
                                                                                              Group
       Identify the most common types of torts and
18.    liability of person committing the tort.
                                                                ESS
                                                              2 DAYS
                                                                                        Discussion/Activities
                                                                                        Quiz/Unit Tests/ECA
Standard 8: The fundamentals of Contracts.
Goal: Understand the elements of a valid contract.
                                                                                              Group
       Explain and describe how contracts are a part           ESS
19.    of daily activities.                                   1 DAY
                                                                                        Discussion/Activities
                                                                                        Quiz/Unit Tests/ECA
                                                                                              Group
                                                               ESS
20.    Demonstrate the use of contracts.
                                                              1 DAY
                                                                                        Discussion/Activities
                                                                                        Quiz/Unit Tests/ECA
                                                                                              Group
       Knowledge of minor rights with regard to                 ESS
21.    contracts.                                             2 DAYS
                                                                                        Discussion/Activities
                                                                                        Quiz/Unit Tests/ECA
Standard 9: Employment relationships.
Goal: Understand the role of the employer and employee.
                                                                                              Group
       Evaluate the rights and responsibilities of the          ESS
22.    employer and employee.                                 2 DAYS
                                                                                        Discussion/Activities
                                                                                        Quiz/Unit Tests/ECA
       Explain how unions affect employment
       relationships. (i.e.)
                                                                                              Group
             right to work laws                                ESS
23.          union organization                              4 DAYS
                                                                                        Discussion/Activities
                                                                                        Quiz/Unit Tests/ECA
             collective bargaining
             types of unions
Standard 10: Forms of Business Organization
Goal: Understand the different forms of business organizations.
       Explain how businesses are formed. (.i.e.)
                                                                                              Group
           sole-proprietorship                                 ESS
24.        partnerships                                      3 DAYS
                                                                                        Discussion/Activities
                                                                                        Quiz/Unit Tests/ECA
           corporations
                                                                                              Group
       Explain the advantages and disadvantages of             ESS
25.    the different business organizations.                  1 DAY
                                                                                        Discussion/Activities
                                                                                        Quiz/Unit Tests/ECA
                                                                                              Group
       Explain how the UCC regulates business                  ESS
26.    transactions.                                          1 DAY
                                                                                        Discussion/Activities
                                                                                        Quiz/Unit Tests/ECA



      ESS = Essential (All students should master this skill or concept)
      EXP = Expected (Concept should be taught and will be mastered by many students)
      EXT = Extended (Optional objective for enrichment)

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                Suggested Sequence of Objectives

                                      Connectivity
                 (skills/concepts applicable to core areas of study)




ESS = Essential (All students should master this skill or concept)
EXP = Expected (Concept should be taught and will be mastered by many students)
EXT = Extended (Optional objective for enrichment)

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                       End-of-Course Assessment

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                           End-of-Course Assessment Description




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       3            Satisfactory: [Include detailed description of what product must
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       1            Beginning: [Include detailed description of what product must look
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       0            Insufficient: [Include detailed description of what product must look
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ESS = Essential (All students should master this skill or concept)
EXP = Expected (Concept should be taught and will be mastered by many students)
EXT = Extended (Optional objective for enrichment)

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