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.
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.
"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.
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!
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!
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.