Math Grade 8: Extended Performance Task Starting a Summer Business

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If you've ever wanted to start a summer business, now's your chance. Individuals research options and costs for starting a summer business. They create equations regarding start-up costs and write up a proposal for their business.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Have a local businessperson or chamber of commerce representative give a presentation
Classroom Considerations

  • Learners should have experience writing equations
  • Calculators are optional and should be made available at teacher discretion
Pros

  • Provides rubric with sample responses
Cons

  • Missing several worksheet pages in student version