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Lesson Plan
Beyond Benign

Final Budget

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Be sure you have enough money to build a house. The 14th activity in a 15-part series teaches young learners to use checkbook registers. They write checks for the amounts they spend on various housing materials and keep track of spending...
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Lesson Plan
Texas Education Agency (TEA)

Analyzing the Sales Process

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Make the sale! Using the informational resource, scholars learn how to analyze the sales process to maximize profits. They design a poster depicting Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, and then combine forces to create a PowerPoint presentation...
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Lesson Plan
Texas Education Agency (TEA)

Advertising, Special Events and Promotion

For Teachers 9th - 11th
What a bargain! Scholars learn how to increase business profits with special events and promotions. Using what they learned, pupils create a special event for their school and give an oral presentation to explain their promotional...
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Performance
Radford University

Build-a-Toy

For Teachers 8th Standards
Don't toy with using a fun lesson. Scholars design new toys and then create scale drawings. They determine the volume and surface area of the toys, and then research prices of raw materials to estimate the manufacturing costs.
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Lesson Plan
iCivics

Step 10: Make Your Pitch

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Step right up! The final installment of a 10-part series has scholars make their sales pitch to the class. They complete final templates to help put their project presentations together. Incorporating all of the strategies and ideas of...
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Lesson Plan
Kenan Fellows

Farm to Fuel: The Alternative Fuels Industry

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Need a lesson to fuel young minds? A variety of hands-on activities is sure to get your class fired up! Beginning with an introductory slideshow and culminating with group presentations, the week-long unit has something for everyone....
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Worksheet
Teacher Created Resources

How to Calculate Discounts and Sales

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Teach discounts and sales with a straightforward worksheet. After reviewing the concept, pupils solve word problems related to dollars and percentages. The second half of the sheet prompts learners to continue solving problems related to...
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Lesson Plan
Virginia Department of Education

Sales Tax and Tip

For Teachers 7th Standards
Don't forget to tip your server. Future consumers learn how to calculate sales taxes and tips. Pairs use actual restaurant menus to create an order and determine the total bill, including taxes and tips.
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Lesson Plan
EngageNY

Solving Percent Problems II

For Teachers 6th Standards
Fill in the blanks to find the best discount! Groups complete a table of amounts and percents associated with sale items. Classmates then find the original cost, sale cost, discount amount, paid percent, or the discount percent based...
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Lesson Plan
EngageNY

Solving Percent Problems

For Teachers 6th Standards
Don't discount how much your pupils understand percents! The 27th instructional activity in a series of 29 presents a problem to find the cost of a discounted outfit. Small groups determine either the original price or the discount...
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Assessment
Mathematics Assessment Project

25% Sale

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Free clothes? In the middle school assessment task, learners first consider whether four 25 percent reductions will result in a sale price of $0. Mathematicians then determine the sale price and discount percentage of such a sale.
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Assessment
Mathematics Assessment Project

T-Shirt Sale

For Students 7th - 8th Standards
Everyone loves a sale! As pupils investigate a sale on t-shirts, they determine the percent discount and original prices.
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Assessment
Mathematics Assessment Project

Sale!

For Students 7th Standards
Let's save some money! High schoolers investigate different options for price reductions. They then determine the best and worst sale from a list of options.
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Assessment
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Achieve

Task: Storage Sheds

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Bridge the gap between mathematics and Career Technical Education. Pupils research the cost associated with building storage sheds and analyze possible profit. They build scale models and determine if building and selling the sheds is a...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Exploring "My Market"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A great way to determine if a career is right for you is to try it out. Learners explore the marketing career cluster by interviewing a person working in the marketing field and by developing a marketing-related service learning project....
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Writing
Curated OER

What Time Should Black Friday Sales Start?

For Students 9th - 12th
Young bloggers respond to an article which describes the controversy of Black Friday starting on Thanksgiving night instead of the day after. Target employees were outraged that the store decided to open on Thanksgiving night, which...
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Lesson Plan
Media Smarts

Selling Tobacco

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Take a look at tobacco advertising techniques through the decades. Students analyze the differences in strategies, and write an essay on the advertising history of one brand of tobacco, how tobacco advertising has changed over time, or...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Pop Shop 4 - Shopkeeping

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students create a store where they sell pictures, tee shirts, and prints. In this store lesson plan, students learn about sales, marketing, and how to run a business.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

It's On Sale

For Teachers 1st
First graders read the book The Great Pet Sale to learn about economics and advertisements. In this economics lesson plan, 1st graders read the book The Great Pet Sale and define related vocabulary words. Students compare prices to find...
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Lesson Plan
SMART Project

Shop with Us at Whelan School

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders use their math and research skills to create and manage a classroom/school store. They use a computer to manage, organize and access information. They practice pricing products, computing sales, counting money and making...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Miscellaneous Word Problems 25

For Students 5th
In this miscellaneous activity, 5th graders complete word problems about sales, ribbons, and more. Students complete 15 problems.
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Worksheet
Curated OER

New York State Testing Program: Mathematics Test Book 1

For Students 7th - 8th
For this mathematics test bookelt, students solve problems studied during the year.  They solve problems covering topics such as probability, angle intersection, commission, percent, exponents, similar figures, and reading and...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

The Christmas Shoppe E

For Students 4th - 6th
In this math word problems worksheet, students complete word problems dealing with the sales of money amounts for items sold in the Christmas shop each day. Students complete 4 word problems.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Shopping Spree

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students calculate discounts, sale price, and sale tax. In this consumer math instructional activity, students visit mock stores which have items for sale. Students calculate the final prices of items.