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138 resources with the concept consumer math

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Consumer Math

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Comprehensive lesson plans on everyday use of consumer math for students in 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade.
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Practical Money Skills: Banking Services

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Provide high schoolers with personal finance skills that they can take to the bank! A set of lessons incorporate consumer math and practical economic skills to teach learners about the best ways to build their credit scores.
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It's Your Paycheck

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Beyond reading and arithmetic, one of the most important skills for graduating seniors to have is fiscal literacy and responsibility. Start them on the right financial track with nine lessons that focus on a variety of important personal...
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Calculating Simple Interest

For Students 6th - 7th
In this math worksheet, students investigate the concept of paying interest on a loan. Students read 10 problems where they look at a picture of something they are going to buy at a certain price and interest rate. Students calculate the...
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Renting an Apartment-- Math Word Problems

For Students 5th - 6th
In this math worksheet, students analyze real-world situations involving math. Students read about a woman and her monthly budget for an apartment rental. Students calculate the answers to 6 problems about the rent and solve 10 problems...
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Extra Credit: It’s No Fairy Tale

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss their knowledge of payday loans and credit cards. In this Economics instructional activity, students complete a read an article and Q&A activity in groups, and play a vocabulary bingo game and a quiz game on payday...
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Karma Tycoon (Video Game): Running a Nonprofit Unit

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Your class learns to launch and operate a nonprofit, procure funding, manage finances, and help others with this superbly designed unit. Includes well-crafted activities, Internet research, worksheets, vocabulary, and a high-interest...
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Piggy Bank vs. Bank – Choosing and Maintaining Your Account

For Teachers 7th - 8th
New ReviewCha-ching! Using the practical resource, scholars investigate the different types of bank accounts and banking services available. Pupils view a PowerPoint, practice writing checks, and complete a checking account research project.
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Adding Coins to Make a Dollar

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
A centers-based instructional activity challenges mathematicians to count coins to make one dollar. Rotating through four stations, scholars complete a worksheet, work with real or play money to find several coin combinations, check for...
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Class Café Activity

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Food's up! Elementary mathematicians role play as customers and servers at a pretend restaurant. They order from a menu, work to stay within a budget, and make change using basic money math skills.
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Insurance Curriculum for Middle and High School Teachers

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Liability, deductible, premium ... what do these words mean, and how do they relate to insurance? Scholars complete a pre-test, matching vocabulary activity, and insurance timeline worksheet and become familiar with these terms. Next,...
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Menu Math

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Getting a meal, side dish, drink, and dessert can be delicious—but it can be expensive too! Practice addition and subtraction with money in a lesson that focuses on a sample menu, complete with task cards and word problems.
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Which Sweet Heart Candy Is the Best Deal?

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Get the most Valentine's candy for your money with a fun math activity! After examining three deals for buying candy hearts in bulk, young mathematicians decide which deal is the best and use bar graphs to demonstrate their claim. They...
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Jamir's Penny Jar

For Students 2nd Standards
Before you start counting the coins in Jamir's coin jar, figure out which coin to start with. Should it be the penny or the quarter? Why? This is the focus around a learning exercise that works well as an assessment on counting money and...
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Apples and Peaches

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Be systematic in finding prices. Pupils use a situation on the total cost of fruit to solve a system of equations. The resource presents the amount of fruit purchased and the totals for two shopping trips. The scholars use that...
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US Holiday Candy Sales

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Candy is a big business! Calculate the amount of money consumers spent on major holidays—Easter, Halloween, Christmas, Hanukkah, and Valentine's Day—based on the total amount of candy sales from 2011 and the percentage of each holiday's...
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Which is the Best Deal on Candy?

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Buying enough candy for trick-or-treaters without spending a lot of money can be the ultimate Halloween trick. Middle schoolers solve two holiday-themed word problems to determine which brand of candy is the better deal, based on cost...
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Money Wise

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Does money seem to slip through your middle schoolers' fingers? Encourage them to examine spending, saving, and budgeting habits with a unit on consumer skills and money management. Young spenders study the waste that occurs with school...
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Making Savvy Consumer Choices

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
It's never too early to learn about grocery budgeting. Middle schoolers delve into the world of consumer math with a instructional activity that focuses on both healthy choices and real-world math applications. Groups work together to...
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Consumer Math - How to Compute Simple Interest

For Students 9th - 12th
Watch as the Secret Math Tutor demonstrates how to compute simple interest in a helpful math video. The narrator poses a word problem and formula before working through the problem, complete with explanation and work shown.
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Personal Finance Project Resource Book

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Balancing a budget, paying taxes, and buying a home may feel out of reach for your high schoolers, but in their adult years they will thank you for the early tips. A set of five lessons integrates applicable money math activities with...
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Hands on Banking

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Cha-ching! You just hit the jackpot with this interactive consumer math unit. Supported by a series of online lessons and activities, these lessons engage students in applying their math skills to real-life personal finance problems...
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Money Math

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Young mathematicians put their skills to the test in the real world during this four-lesson consumer math unit. Whether they are learning how compound interest can make them millionaires, calculating the cost of remodeling their bedroom,...
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Math Stars: A Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 3

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Make sure your class stays up with the times using this series of math newsletters. Including word problems that cover topics ranging from consumer math and symmetry to graphing and probability, these worksheets are a fun way to...