Fifth graders simulate a shopping experience. Students are given a specified amount of money and they must spend it. Students choose five items they wish to purchase and determine if they can afford the items.
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Financial Fables: Shopping Wisely with Olivia Owl
Cover two subjects with one lesson! First, dive into English language arts; read an eBook, answer comprehension questions, and complete a cause and effect chart about the financial fable, Shopping Wisely with Olivia Owl. Then, take a...
K - 5th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Practical Problems Involving Decimals
After discussing decimals and "going shopping" in the classroom, young mathematicians are given four practical word problems that require them to estimate their answers, given specific information. The highlight of the activity is having...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable