Bed, Bath, and Beyond Coupon

More money for me! Scholars explore two different coupons for Bed Bath & Beyond, one for 20 percent off and one for $5 off an item. Using some concrete examples, they determine conditions for when each coupon would be more beneficial.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Have learners research similar discounts at other stores to investigate
  • Get pupils to create their own shopping lists and see which coupon results in a greater discount
Classroom Considerations

  • Familiarity with percents and discounts is a must
Pros

  • Using real coupons makes the task relevant
  • Provides teacher notes with additional information
Cons

  • Lacks student worksheet or handout
Common Core