Comparison Shopping: Getting the Most for Your Money

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Who isn't interested in shopping for food? Set up two markets in your math class: HalfFoods and DJ's, then send the kids off to compare prices. Occasionally throw a discount into the mix! Through this experience, seventh graders practice using proportional relationships, percent, and ratios. 

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CCSS: Designed
Pros

  • A very fun and practical exercise
  • Designed to address Common Core State Standards
  • Detailed and organized lesson plan gives teacher confidence for implementation
  • Worksheets, shopping lists, and price tags for foods included in the document
Cons

  • None
Common Core