BBB4M – Unit 1 – Lesson 1: What is Trade?



100 minutes

Lesson Objective

  • To learn about international business and trade.

Lesson Outcomes

  • Define trade, globalisation and interdependence.
  • Describe the history of Canada’s trade.
  • Define globalisation.
  • Explain the opportunities and threats of trade for Canada.

The Lesson


  1. Riddle me this…
  2. Starter: Key word definitions.
  3. Teacher led instruction and note taking.
  4. Where was it made? Map Activity [individual task].
  5. Canada and USA comparision [individual task].
  6. Globalisation: teacher led instruction.
  7. Containerisation: Ed Ted Video [class task].
  8. Containerisation Infographic [individual task].
  9. Review: Guess the biggest largest economies [class task].

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