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Estimating School Store Purchases

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine uses for estimating, and round purchase prices to estimate total purchases in a simulated school store setting. They discuss what it means for an item to be on sale, and observe the teacher work through the process of...
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Rounding Decimals

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore rounding a price given in dollar and cents to the nearest dollar. In this math lesson, 4th graders discover how to round to the nearest dollar. Additionally, students practice rounding money for objects that they...
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Estimating Prices

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Young scholars practice making reasonable estimates. In this consumer math, students round purchase prices of items to estimate the total cost. Young scholars practice using metal computations to arrive at estimates.
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Rounding at the Grocery Store

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore the use of rounding to the nearest 100th place. They round to the nearest dollar amount when using grocery store items and given a set amount of money. Each group be given a dollar amount with which they purchase...
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Purchasing Items Using the Next Dollar Strategy

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Drill and practice is the method of teaching for today. Special needs pupils practice rounding to the next dollar value when purchasing an item at the store. They are shown flash cards with a monetary value, they then have 3-5 seconds to...
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Special Snack

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students explore grocery store circulars to choose items for a snack.  For this snack math lesson, students must plan a class snack for $20.00. Students create a list estimating costs.  Students view lists and choose one for their...
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Making Change

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore how to incorporate a new type of technology, the cash register and/or a calculator, as a motivational tool for solving real life problems. They practice estimating money and counting back change from $20.00.
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Let's Go Shopping: Estimation At The Mall

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students estimate the total cost of a shopping trip. In this estimation lesson, students use three different techniques to estimate how much a shopping trip will cost.
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Let's Go Shopping with $500

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders use a worksheet to budget a five-hundred dollar shopping spree. They select goods to purchase, figure totals and then calculate discounts and sales tax. They compare results to determine who purchased the most for his or...