The Wal-Mart Experience
Take a field trip to the nearest Wal-Mart. Write a short essay on your experience. How are Sam's beliefs and ideals reflected in his store?
The Great Depression
Research and aspect of this difficult time in American history. How were people permanently affected by the Depression? How does it still impact us today? Write a one-page paper in response.
Employee of the Month
Watch this spoof on large discount stores. How does this store compare to Wal-Mart you visited? What truths exist in the movie? Write a short essay in response.
What character traits do you possess that are similar to Sam Walton? How do they benefit you? Write an essay in response.
Starting a Business
Bring in a banker or other professional who assists business owners in beginning or purchasing a business to speak to the class about his or her work...
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