Assignment Pre work for teacher: 1. Explore a local flower shop, take photos, and get layouts of the shop. 2. Prepare a class discussion piece to walk through the class about why, what, where, and all other imperative questions about the shop. 3. Activate the schema of the students about what they learned in Introduction to Floral Design about the different types of services and specialties of different shops. Assignment: 1. Have student visit a local floral shop, get a business card, and snap a picture of them standing in front of the store. 2. Have students visit a different local floral shop, get a business card, and snap a picture of them standing in front of the store. 3. Have students decide the following: a. What type of shop will they open? (Exploratory) b. How will this community support this? (Prediction) c. What types of services will the shop offer? (Foreshadowing) d. How many employees will the shop hire? (Logistics) e. What colors will the shop take on? Why? (Analyzing color wheel) f. What will be the name of the shop? Why does this work? (Reasoning) g. What type of advertisement plan can you create for this? (Marketing) h. Create a dialogue of a commercial or ad for the shop. (Technology) i. Design the layout of the shop? (Technology) j. What type of building will be needed? (Reasoning) k. Location? (Map Skills) l. Who is your biggest competition within a 20 mile radius? (Map skills and logistics) m. Create a business card (Networking, Technology) n. Present your board, commercial, and shop concept to the class. (Communication Skills) o. Write a two page summary on five important factors that you discovered would be imperative to know or decide in starting your business. (Communication and Writing skills) This project would cover a large about of time, depending on the depth you want to cover and if you spend class time on it or not. Could be a six weeks or semester project.