8th Grade Manufacturing and Design

The 8th Grade Manufacturing and Design Elective involves student forming and company and developing a product for sale.  This is a student driven class where we take a peak at the "real world" of work and business.

As a class, students are asked to do the following...

  • Elect a President and Vice President
  • Develop at least 4 different project proposals. 
  • Present Project Proposals to the class and vote for a class project
  • Develop Class Project
  • English Skills - Business Letterhead, Business Letter, Purchase Order, Inventory Sheets
  • Math - price, price per item, shipping charges
  • Marketing - Advertising, slogan,
  • Teamwork - students must work together and communicate in order to accomplish the class goal