Saving Money 1

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How many days will it take Louis to save enough money for school supplies and new pair of shoes? Focus on Common Core math standards with a two-part task that involves a word problem and counting manipulatives.

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CCSS: Designed
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Instructional Ideas
  • Write the question on the board, and have pairs or individuals work to solve the problem, providing them the required materials before hand
  • Use the accompanying teacher guide to implement the task
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires popsicle sticks, rubber bands or base-ten blocks, and paper and pencil
  • Works well in small groups, individually, as a whole class, or as an assessment
  • Comes with a teacher guide explaining how to reason the task
  • None
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