Let’s Go Floor Shopping!

This Let’s Go Floor Shopping! performance task also includes:

Pupils calculate the area of two rooms to re-floor. They research Lowe's and Home Depot to find the cost for different floor coverings. Given different promotions for the stores, individuals determine where to purchase the flooring based on the best deal.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Increase the difficulty by having learners determine the amount they can spend per square foot given a set budget
Classroom Considerations
  • Assumes the class can find the area of rectangular figures
  • Requires calculating with percentages
  • Includes a benchmark paper and sample poster
  • Provides a rubric for scoring the task
  • None
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