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Preparing Students for the World of Business

Business Education
Business Law Curriculum Resources

Students gain an understanding of contract law, their rights and responsibilities as citizens, utilization of financial transactions, employment and agency relationships, and the understanding of the regulations governing different types of business organizations.

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Students will gain an understanding of the law as it relates to them currently and the implications of the law in their future lives as well as the lives of their family and friends. The course will include an understanding of the court system at the local, state and national level. Students will gain an understanding of contract law, their rights and responsibilities as citizens, utilization of financial transactions, employment and agency relationships, and the understanding of the regulations governing different types of business organizations.

Standards and Objectives - PDF

STANDARD 1
Analyze the relationship between ethics and the law.

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JEOPARDY STATE REVIEW
Students play a review game in preparation for the state test.

REVIEW QUIZZES
Students prepare with the vocabulary for the state test.

STANDARD 2
Explain the origin of today’s law.

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STANDARD 3
Explain the role and function of the court system on the local, state and national levels.

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  MOCK TRIAL
Students participate in a mock trial.

STANDARD 4
Discuss the process of procedural law.

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STANDARD 5
Demonstrate an understanding of criminal law.

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STANDARD 6
Demonstrate an understanding of tort law.

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STANDARD 7
Demonstrate an understanding of contract law.

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STANDARD 8
Compare and contrast sales and consumer laws.

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STANDARD 9
Analyze the role and importance of agency law and employment law as they relate to the conduct
of business.

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STANDARD 10
Describe the major types of business organizations.

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STANDARD 11
Explain how advances in computer technology impact such areas as contract law, tort and
criminal law.

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BUSINESS STATE APPROVED TEXTBOOKS
http://www.schools.utah.gov/CURR/imc/RIMs-Search.aspx
Schools need to purchase basal/core or recommended primary materials that have gone through an independent alignment to the Utah Core. Schools may still purchase materials not listed on the state RIMs list as long as they have been reviewed and approved by their local school board.

Resources are available due to the efforts and submissions of teachers throughout the state of Utah. They have been collected your use, modify as needed.

Please share your own lesson ideas and resources.  Submit what you have, and the
Business Education Lesson Plan Team will format and organize all material.

Updated September 7, 2011


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FOR MORE INFORMATION:
laura [dot] deshazo [at] schools [dot] utah [dot] gov (Laura deShazo), Specialist
Business Education
Phone: 801>538-7572
Fax: 801>538-7868

andrea [dot] curtin [at] schools [dot] utah [dot] gov (Andrea M. Curtin) , Support Staff
Business Education
801>538-7976




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