SLT- I can identify and report on important trends in current culture.
Large Circle- Review Agenda I
Independent Research- Google Zeitgeist for the USA
Task I: The Research (15 Minutes)
- Spend 10 Minutes looking through the results of the top American Search Trends of 2012
- Spend 5 Minutes jotting down your reactions and analysis to these trends in your Notebook. What is the research telling you?
Task II: Discuss (5 Minutes)
- In your groups, WHIP AROUND to share your findings at your table.
LAP TOP NORMS INTERRUPTION
Task III- The Pitch (15 Minutes)
- Based on your research and discussion, think of a “START UP”
- Flesh out some of the details in your Start Up- What is the problem or observation that you’re identifying? Who’s the target audience? What will your product do?
- Prepare your Pitch
Task IV- The Pitch II
- The Pitch Person shares out. Remember that this person has to believe in the product.
Closing Whip Around-