Credit Cards

"Teens in the red" is a growing group. Help youngsters avoid future credit card debt by teaching them about interest. Two tasks involve the use of credit to give your class practice solving multi-step math problems by applying properties of operations. Hopefully they learn not only how quickly interest piles up, but also to avoid becoming one of the statistics!

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CCSS: Designed
Pros

  • Comes with current articles to read as an anticipatory set
  • Provides a chance to examine a credit card statement
  • Makes real-world applications for solving multi-step problems
  • The skills required for the tasks adhere to Common Core standards
  • Several supportive materials are included
Cons

  • None
Common Core