Jennifer wants to buy a new hockey puck that costs $5.25. She has $2.30. She can earn 50 cents an hour by raking leaves. How many hours will she have to work to get the money she needs? Six word problems.
This fantastically fun math lesson uses a dream birthday at a theme park to convey the important lesson of monitoring a budget, as well as the skills necessary to do so. Involves step-by-step problem solving, with realistic examples.
"Mrs. Smith made pumpkin pies to sell at the church bake sale. She made six pumpkin pies, and sold them for $4.33 each. How much money did she make from the sale of the pies?" Five pages; four problems per page.
Rules and task description for building a tower from simple household materials. This is a great science/math combo lesson: students explore properties of balance and strength and try to balance a budget!
The class wants to go on a special field trip. Your job is to figure how much a trip to these attractions will cost. Use the chart provided (or create your own, with real attractions in your area) to determine the costs for potential destinations.
"Rapunzel had $10 to spend on hair ribbons. She spent $2.50 for a blue ribbon, $3.25 for a green ribbon and $1.99 for a pink ribbon. How much money did she have left over?"
Eight money word problems with a fairy tale theme.
The complete text of the song, followed by a cloze exercise, writing prompts, a word search, fun work with U.S. coins, a booklet of the text to illustrate, and word cards to put in order. A great little unit!
"In this village lived a butcher, a baker, a candlestick maker, and a yoga instructor." This fantastic unit contains a fictional story about how money works, threaded with clear explanations of important economic terms and theories, from "barter" to "unit of account". 16 pages; includes an answer page.
"Tickets for a tour of the Great Wall of China are 50 rmb for adults and 30 rmb for children ages 12-24. How much does it cost for Simon and his family in all? How much in dollars?" Four word problems for converting pesos to dollars.
"Tori and her family go on a tour of St. Basil’s Cathedral. Tickets are 120 rubles for adults; admission is free for children 12 and under. How much does it cost for Tori and her family in all? How much in dollars?" Four word problems for converting rubles to dollars.
"Mike and his family all had dinner in a French restaurant in Montreal. The meal cost $150 Canadian. What was the average cost of the meal per person, in U.S. dollars?" Four word problems with converting Canadian to US dollars.
Practice counting U.S. money. Learn from the many examples of monetary notation and their equivalent locutions. Numerous idiomatic and a few colloquial expressions acknowledge both correct and incorrect answers. Appropriate for young native speakers. Student simply clicks on what they believe to be the correct answer.
Practice identifying U.S. money. Learn from the many examples of monetary notation and their equivalent locutions. Numerous idiomatic and a few colloquial expressions acknowledge both correct and incorrect answers. Appropriate for young native speakers. Student simply clicks on what they believe to be the correct answer.