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Computers and the Curriculum
Stage 1 Desired Results
8.1 Educational Technology: All students will use digital
tools to access, manage, evaluate, and synthesize
information in order to solve problems individually and
8.1 A. Technology Operations and Concepts: Students
demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts,
systems and operations.
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze
their development; summarize the key supporting details
Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media
and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as
in words. Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of
information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g.,
quantitative data, video, multimedia) in order to address a
question or solve a problem.
Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish,
and update individual or shared writing products in
response to ongoing feedback, including new arguments or
1a. Apply existing knowledge to generate new ideas,
products, or processes
1b. Create original works as a means of personal or group
2a. Interact, collaborate, and publish with peers, experts, or
others employing a variety of digital environments and
2b. Communicate information and ideas effectively to
multiple audiences using a variety of media and formats
2d. Contribute to project teams to produce original works
or solve problems
4b. Plan and manage activities to develop a solution or
complete a project
5a. Advocate and practice safe, legal, and responsible use
of information and technology
5b. Exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that
supports collaboration, learning, and productivity
Students will be able to independently use their learning to…
Know elements of successful Restaurants to make better choices in patronizing a restaurant.
Apply elements of successful marketing to their own personal endeavors.
1. How do we develop a successful restaurant
Students will understand …
business within the closed restaurant we
1. The complexities and scope of opening
2. What makes a restaurant successful?
a restaurant (business)
3. How does geographic location affect us?
2. The elements that make a restaurant (or
4. What effect does a local economy have on
the restaurant business?
5. What is our customer base?
6. Who is our target market?
7. What are the current trends in dining out?
8. What role does the menu play in a
9. Are the current facilities and equipment
adequate to support any changes we wish
Students will know…
Students will be skilled at…
1. The key components to a successful
1. Communication through google docs.
2. Publisher and drawing tools for layout
2. The 4 P’s to the marketing Mix
3. How to make advertising materials
3. Word to create a menu
4. How to make an effective restaurant
4. Publisher to create advertisement materials
5. Google Sites-to create a website for their
5. How to make an effective menu
6. Their target market and their
Stage 2 - Evidence
Daily Journal log in Google docs, which will include accomplished tasks.
The students’ role is to renovate an old restaurant they just purchased and make it a viable
business. The Ultimate goal is to develop a google site that will display the required elements.
The group will finally present their website and ideas to a panel of judges. By brainstorming,
students will come up with the key components of a successful restaurant. Research and
classroom discussions will help lead them to some of the key components such as marketing
and advertising, management, food costs, menu offerings, budget and community involvement.
Additional evaluation aspects will be the creative and artistic elements of the restaurant name,
slogan, logo, advertising materials, floorplan, etc. In groups of 4, students will conduct research
and develop specific plans for the restaurant. The overall goal of this unit is to have the students
understand the complexities and scope of opening a successful restaurant.
Prezi or PowerPoint
Stage 3 – Learning Plan
Summary of Key Learning Events and Instruction
Day 1: The students will meet in groups of four to research the type of restaurant they want to open. They will brainstorm possibilities. The
discussions will center around Restaurant Concepts.
Day 2: The students will work in their groups to create a plan to come up with a Name for the restaurant, logo, theme, type of restaurant, menu
items. Also, the students will begin to divide the work by talents and skills. Communication skills and group dynamics will be reviewed.
Day 3: The students will begin to see a theme, ideas will begin to emerge and the plan will take form. Review of Promotional Mix elements.
Day 4: The students will submit a theme, logo, restaurant style, cuisine. Target Market Identification will be reviewed.
Day 5: The students will begin to plan the layout for their restaurant. They will first brainstorm the possibilities and then begin to create the interior
design. Market trends and customer behaviors will be reviewed.
Day 6-10: The students can use a variety of methods to convey their action plan. These include a movie, slide show, webpage, newsletter, or an
Restaurant Renovation Plan
Includes all of the
of the required
Includes few or
none of the
Group came up with a Restaurant concept, name and theme or
logo, slogan using Publisher.
A detailed summary page outlining:
1. Proposed changes to be made.
2. Target market and customer profile identified coggle.it or
another graphic organizer.
Creativity in visual layout of the restaurant, kitchen and
storefront. Completed in SmartDraw or another (accepted)
layout design tool.
Explained a fully comprehensive plan for promotional activities.
Promotional Mix (activities) explained via a graphic organizer.
Menu was complete and visually attractive and kept to theme.
Promotional Mix elements-examples of advertising materials. 4
Budget sheet presented in Excel.
Free of misspellings or grammatical errors.
Clarity of Expression:
Excellent usage of grammar and vocabulary.
Organization of Ideas: