This budgeting resource contains 50 pages to help you teach this skill in your classroom! A teaching poster is included, as well as individual student cards to help them practice this skill, and of course, over 40 leveled worksheets as well!
-Determining what's in your budget us
Project based learning for 5th grade math. Financial Literacy and TEKS project-based learning. Help your students practice decimals and money skills with this quality project-based learning. Challenge activities allow for it to be used in 6th grade as well. It includes a teacher guide walking you th
This is a personal finance project useful resource for students in a business class or any other subject area where simple math skills or real-life budgeting examples are needed. Students will learn how to manage and plan their own finances, establish and follow a budget as well as personal financia
Financial Literacy - Balancing a Budget: An Adding and Subtracting Whole Numbers activity! This is a great project based learning idea!
This financial literacy activity is great for 3rd - 5th graders as an enrichment or extension activity for addition and subtraction of whole numbers. Students w
| Budgets | Math | Life Skills | Reading | Writing | REAL WORLD | Unit 1 | Unit 2 | Unit 3 | Unit 4 | Unit 5 |
Budgets are an essential life skill that many students unfortunately have not mastered. Since they are such an important facet to living an independent life, it is crucial that students ar
Practice money and budgeting skills with this 143 page unit for special education. This unit includes three differentiated levels with worksheets, task cards, and materials for simulation in the classroom. Students practice locating items & item prices, determining if they have enough money, ad
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The first file is a complete unit on maintaining a checkbook: understanding parts of checks and deposit slips, wr
Budgeting skills can be so challenging even for the best of us, but imagine if you were living with a disability like autism. This unit on teaching budgeting skills is meant to help students in a life skills high school setting understand what it means to make and follow a budget. This unit on budg
Middle School Economics. When I first started teaching I remember thinking, “How am I going to get kids excited about economics?” Then it hit me – make it about them! Included in this bundle are five activities I’ve done with my middle school students that are a hit every time. I hope you find t
Career, Budgets, and Loans Math Project--- Project Based Learning!
If your students are like mine, they are always saying, “When will I ever use math in real life?” This engaging financial literacy project will help them see that math will always be in their lives.
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This project is great for 3rd graders, 4th graders and 5th.Learning to be on a budget is important for student's to understand. Teach your class about budgeting by planning a vacation.
You can use this research activity for your class to plan a vacation. Give your student's a budget and let their
Financial Literacy - Budgeting - Money Management: 14-Day Simulation Activity – is a very comprehensive, exciting, and interactive computerized real world turn-key simulation where students “Flip the Die” for their “Station in Life” and experience “The Real World” according to the roll of the die --
This is a packet that walks the students through my webquest found on www.mathbudget.weebly.com.
In this webquest, students will budget their lives for a month. They will use the links to:
Pick a job (research the amount of schooling needed), then figure yearly salary and monthly paycheck.
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Here I have created a real world budget project for students to figure out on their own how hard it is to create a budget and try to stay within a monthly budget! It really opens up students eyes as to what it takes to live and use money wisely.
| Budgets | Math | Life Skills | Reading | Writing | REAL WORLD | Unit 1 | Unit 2 | Unit 3 |
Budgets are an essential life skill that many students unfortunately have not mastered. Since they are such an important facet to living an independent life, it is crucial that students are able to comforta
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Ever want to try and get your kids to budget their money in class in a fun and interactive lesson? Easier said than done! Hopefully these
Budget Unit in five parts.
I used with both middle school and high school students. I currently use it in my economics class when studying budgeting and personal finance. This project can take as little or as long as you like. Students research the costs of different living expenses and careers a
The ultimate goal of common core standards is to prepare students for the work force. "Jobs, Life, and Budgeting" is a chance to teach kids how the real world works.
Students will have a chance to learn that making money does not always mean keeping money. With taxes, unforeseen circumstances, hou
Project based learning for 6th grade math skills is awesome! Teach your students math skills and financial literacy through this project-based learning activity. Your students will practice decimal operations (money), work with percentages, and create scatter plots. Challenge activities allow for it
This product is a fun game for your students to practice balancing a budget. Students will determine their starting balance. Then, they will draw expense cards to determine if they will make a withdraw or a deposit. They will record their transactions on a checkbook ledger. Students can even compete
BUDGETING: FINANCIAL PLANNING AND GRAPHING: FINANCIAL LITERACY
This fun unit on budgeting features interactive activities to enable students to plan a budget taking into account earned income, expenses and a short-term spending goal.
All written content in this unit is editable providing you with
Christmas is weeks away, and there has been a terrible disaster! Students are given $10,000 to buy presents for the children of a small town and save Christmas, but they must plan it out, and must not overspend! Students must use problem solving, multiplication with money, a data table, and estima
Let's Plan A Vacation
This project is exactly what you need to rein your students back in when the end of the year is near.
This project pack includes two versions and extension activities.
-Version One: Students get $1,000 to plan a trip (for one) to the beach.
-Version Two: Students get $5,000
This is a budgeting worksheet for trips to restaurants in the community. Students can plan their meals, look up prices, and figure out tax and tip. It was created to be used for community-based instruction for my high schoolers in special education. We plan our meals and budgets before we travel
Middle School Economics. Think your students know how much money it costs to have the things they have at home? If you teach Economics at the middle level or high school level then these activities really open the eyes of your students to the reality of budgeting their money, balancing a checking
This is a Christmas-themed personal finance project useful for students in a business class or any other subject area where simple math skills or real-life budgeting examples are needed. Students will learn how to manage and plan their finances, establish and follow a budget, as well as gain persona
This file contains all you need for two to three fun filled weeks of REAL WORLD Math. It contains 4 action filled PowerPoint presentations (over 50 slides in total), and all supporting documents for students to complete each phase of the project (27 pages).
This is a complete unit that focusses on
In this activity students work in groups to create a fictional business. They need to complete a budget regarding their business using information provided to them. The groups will also create flyers and posters to advertise. At the end of the activity, students will discover whether their busine
Contains: two 12 slide PowerPoint Presentations with animation and 22 pages of student worksheets and activities. Answer keys included!
Each PowerPoint is a whole class activity in which students follow a character throughout their day and the various money transactions made. Students keep trac
Exponential Functions and Their Applications to Financial Situations
Life After College Budget Project
This project is one of the best things that I do. I have used it for several years and it has undergone several revisions. I use it primarily with my Pre-Calculus students but have used it with
How often have you been told, “It’s time to start thinking about college”? Does it all sound overwhelming? One of the first things to think about is, “How much is all of this going to cost?” Get started by preparing a simple budget showing your income and expenses for your first year after high scho
This packet of worksheets helps students practice real life money skills. A scenario is given including a budget with three comparable product choices with different prices. The student chooses the product then calculates the total price including California sales tax. Then the student must subtract
Daisies learn about money and what it's worth as they create simple budgets for some movie night fun.
Girls pretend to go to the movies as they "buy" admission tickets, snacks and drinks that they paste onto budgeting worksheets. No writing is required for this activity.
This printable paper activ
LET STUDENTS CREATE THEIR OWN BUDGETS! This is a budgeting simulation that is designed to be used with Powerpoint or Google Slides. Students create 22 slides about their own budget when they are 25 years old. Students do the research for the content on all slides. This is a great project as a pr
Many families work throughout their lives to earn money and provide the necessities and extras that will make them happy. Unfortunately many families find it difficult to make their paycheck stretch and find that they are living from paycheck to paycheck. A good suggestion to control spending a
This budgeting and finances Powerpoint presentation gives students all the background information they need to know to prepare a budget. I used it in my Personal Development (life skills) class with great success.
INCLUDED IN THE PRESENTATION:
• Discussion questions
• What is a budget?
• Why bu
Project Based Learning - This Nutrition Project will get your students excited about both healthy eating and math! In this real-life nutrition and budget project, students will plan nutritious meals for a day. They must stick to a budget of $40 and choose foods for the recommended food groups usin
The Awesome Classroom Design Project
(Art-integrated math project - Math concepts designed specifically for 3rd-5th, but is definitely a project that can could benefit 6th-8th as well)
"Scenario: Today is your lucky day! You just found out that you have
been chosen to help design your teacher’s new
This activity is designed to help students develop the skills needed to achieve personal financial success. This resource contains activities for students to complete when reinforcing math concepts dealing with budgeting.
Included are 2 different activities for the students to work through while th
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Budgets are an essential life skills that many students unfortunately have not mastered. Since they are such an important facet to living an independent life, it is important students are able to comfortably learn to manage
Students will design their own theme park while practicing area and perimeter as well as budgeting in this fun activity! This lesson includes pricing for multiple theme park attractions, a budgeting sheet, a grid for park plan, and an extension activity!
This pack includes activities that explain the free enterprise system
There is a saving and spending dollar bill foldable. Just double sided copy the last two pages and you have a ready made foldable.
There are also 2 budget activities that ask students to think about how they earn, spend and save
This alternative assessment activity review the skills of decimal operations as well as financial literacy of planning an even within a budget.
-32 Cards for Budget and number of Party Attendees
-Student Requirement Sheet
-Student Planning Sheet
-Party Planning Guide M
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Due to popular demand, I have decided to bundle all ten of my budgeting/shopping worksheets into one year long bund
In this fun and reality-based activity students work in pairs or alone to plan a Thanksgiving meal within a $50 budget. The students utilize grocery store advertisements to find items that must be included in a meal for eight people. After planning their meal and completing a budget spreadsheet the
Use this activity to teach students how to do a budget in a real life scenario.
Students learn budgeting through randomly choosing job and satisfying their needs and wants through their income.
Students may choose to get married. By getting married they must satisfy their needs and wants through
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Teens Shopping for Clothes on a Budget Project
Are you looking for a math project that is engaging and fun for teens? Do you want to incorporate technology into your lessons? My Teens Shopping for Clothes on a Budget Project is exactly what you need! This math project is
Financial Literacy: Christmas Activity
In this fun, hands-on, holiday lesson students work cooperatively to gather, analyze, graph, and present holiday budgeting information. They complete a crossword puzzle packed with budgeting tips and fascinating facts. As a culminating activity they complete
Holiday Shopping Project is an engaging real-life math project that allows students the opportunity to calculate sales tax, write checks and balance a budget. Students choose 10 people to buy gifts for and go shopping using catalogs, advertisements from newspapers and websites. This project takes
Students determine if the people on each task card are spending within or outside of their budget. Students work with net monthly incomes and monthly spending guideline percentages to determine if spending is too much or too little and what should be spent in the various expenditure categories. Stud
Economics - Balancing a Budget. Think your students know how much money it costs to have the things they have at home? If you teach Economics at the middle level or high school level then this is an activity that really opens the eyes of your students to the reality of budgeting their money.
This bundle includes all of the print materials for a Budget Unit designed for my high school self-contained consumer math class. The materials include four day lesson plans, topic flow chart, GIST worksheet, article, two levels of notes (differentiated), a more specific notes worksheet with visual