Flower Re-Mix 4: Wholesale and Retail Costs

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A Project-Based-Learning (PBL) lesson set for floral design. A set of flowers will be re-made into 4 separate designs.
- The fourth lesson in this project is review floral wholesale costs and mark up the cost to a retail price. Students will see the similar costs associated and compared between the 4 designs that they made in the previous lessons.

Introduction

For this lesson you will need:

The PowerPoint on that compares the four floral designs, the PowerPoint on wholesale and retail pricing, the accompanying interactive notes that follow along the PowerPoint for each student, and 4 copies of the Calculations worksheet for each student.

A Project-Based-Learning (PBL) lesson set for floral design. A set of flowers will be re-made into 4 separate designs.

  • The first lesson will focus on art principles connected to the design shapes and styles for a vertical bud vase, vertical line design, a round centerpiece, and a boutonniere /corsage set.
  • The second lesson will outline the design process for a vertical bud vase and vertical line design (lab period).
  • The third lesson will outline the design process for a round centerpiece and corsage/boutonniere set.
  • The fourth lesson in this project is review floral wholesale costs and marking up the cost to a retail price. Students will see the similar costs associated and compared between the 4 designs.

A previous lesson that should be taught prior to this project is here:

Flower Types for Floral Design

Flower Re-Mix 1: The Elements of Art for Floral Design
Flower Re-Mix 2: Same Ingredients, Different Recipe
Flower Re-Mix 3: Play It Again!
Flower Re-Mix 4: Wholesale and Retail Costs

Lesson Times

Hook: Compare 4 Designs
5 Minutes
Lecture: Pricing
25 Minutes
Guided Practice: Retail Estimate
15 Minutes
Independent Practice: Calculations
15 Minutes
Summative Assessment: Work Sample
30 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Agriculture & Natural Resources Agriculture & Natural Resources
    • Ornamental Horticulture
Grade Levels
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12

Standards and Objectives

Standards

California's 2013 CTE Standards (3)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Calculate a wholesale cost for a floral design and then accurately price the design for the retail market.

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