Introduce students to everyone's favorite topic -- Taxes. Often misunderstood, this project aims to be an introduction for students which allows them to work through real life scenarios and practice percentages.
In this 15 page PDF, you will be given a mapping to the Content Standards, an outline
Percents, Percentage Personal Finance Project With this resource your students will be challenged to calculate gross and net incomes, federal tax withholding, create a paycheck and much more. The resource includes a background on payroll and federal taxes as well as gross and net pay and finally, d
Fun, challenging percent math enrichment projects students love! From designing clothes at a discount, finding sports percentage facts, and connection a healthy lifestyle to percentages or even calculating meal costs, students will love these percentage projects that deal with real life topics. Per
This project requires students to put to use their percent skills: tax, tip, discount and commission. They plan a night out with friends including a new outfit, dinner and a movie all while staying within a given budget. Then they put together all of their selections in a presentation. This is the p
During this unit, I have been trying to implement projects to create a curriculum that is rigorous and relevant to my students. In this project, the students will poll a minimum of 25 people, organize the data based upon fractions, decimals, and percents, create a hypothesis, and organize the data
This project addresses 3 objectives
1) Operating with decimals
2) Operating with fractions
3) Solving problems with ratios and percents
This project is all centered around planning a party. Task 1 asks students to determine which store to purchase their items at to get the better deal. Task 2 asks
This project has students create a Memory card game that demonstrates their knowledge of equivalent fractions (with and without denominators of 100), mixed numbers, decimals to the hundredths, and percent. They also make 4 game cards relating fractions and decimals to a number line. Students creat
You are invited to join us as we sing & dance our way through your multiplying fractions today. Your kids will love the video, and you'll love all the supplemental, differentiated activities from worksheets, to printable games and a make-your-own poster project!
Multiplying Fractions: Animated
Who says 100th Day of School celebrations are just for elementary? Your middle school math students will enjoy this no-prep project that lets them take a look at their first 100 days of school and use their own data to explore percentages. Use this project any time near the 100th day of school as
In this activity, students convert a series of 12 cards into fraction/decimal/percent form. Then they arrange them in least to greatest order and glue them down in the form of a timeline.
There are three sets of Cards and Instructions.
An Answer Key is included.
Sample Bulletin Board images are i
This is a handout given to students who will create a power point based on applying percents. Students will choose one of six listed and described topics. They will choose from these topics (1) tax and tip (2) mark-up (3) discount and sale price (4) simple interest (5) percent of change (6) percen
Students will be in a the shoes of a new business owner. They must figure out the prices they will use for their new store by comparing and using percents. They will eventually figure out if their company is worth more than a potential buyout of their company. Uses some Social Studies economical voc
This project asks students to form a fictitious business selling duct tape pencil pouches. Students complete a variety of math problems calculating the cost to produce the pouches, cost of labor, determining profit, setting selling prices, and creating manufacturers suggested retail prices.
This is a mini-project for 6th through 8th grade math that involves comparing prices, finding the percent discount, adding shipping costs and planning a dinner party with Santa's elves.
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Introduction to Percents Notes and Activities, CCS: 6.RP.A.3c
Perfect for Interactive Math Notebooks and Journals !
Included in this product:
Modeling Percents Guided Notes
Writing Percents using Equivalent Ratios Guided Notes
Modeling Percents Project
Percents, Decimals, Fractions Guided Notes
Here is the explanation I am handing out to parents and students. of course, every document in this file will need to be edited to adhere to your classroom, school and district policies. Also, feel free to check out my free preview file which includes this explanation plus the first of the four rubr
Ready for the big game? Your students will be. Let's take advantage of this opportunity and have them thinking about and discussing math during the week leading up to Super Bowl Sunday.
This is a Middle School math group project intended for up to four students per group. There are four tasks
This is a GREAT project—I hope that you will enjoy it and us it with you classes.
Several years ago I brainstormed ways to teach my students about the value of budgeting and investing. In the process, I developed this IRA project and it has become one of my favorite projects. I usually use it jus
Farming involves many different costs and percents. This project assigns values using market rates for animals sold at a County Fair plus estimates provided for raising them. Students use inequalities to display relationships and calculate percentages of sale prices, profits, and weights for their
Project-based learning for 5th grade math. Integrates ALL Mathematical Practices throughout each PBL! These 11 projects are great for 5th grade (Common Core or not!).
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This includes *ELEVEN* of my popular Project-Based Learning activities,
Welcome to 20Time, where students spend 20 percent of their class time over a 12-week period pursuing a meaningful project of their own choosing. In this free packet of 23 PDF pages and 25 Prezi slides, you’ll find a variety of materials to help guide middle-school and high-school students through t
Analyze spending, use budgets, compute monthly payments and tie everything together in the Game of Life! A REAL WORLD MATH PROJECT! Basic Operations, Percentages and Critical Thinking are put to the test in this financial literacy challenge!
This is 60 page pdf with 3 assignments and 1 mega-projec
The project is the core of what I have built my classroom around. Scaffolding learners to real world projects. This bundle includes the 105+ math projects I have written. This is over 2,700 pages of content.
21st Century Math Projects each scaffold through an authentic context and math skill buildi
This March Madness Basketball Tournament Math Project is Common Core aligned, and with it’s real world applications, your students will have a blast completing it!
Students will follow the March Madness Basketball Tournament to track statistics on certain teams, their favorite player, and more!
PLEASE RATE!!! :) In this project, students are able to have some fun before the Thanksgiving Holiday. They get to create their own recipes including the most disgusting ingredients imaginable! You will need to cover fractions, decimals, and percents for this project.
This learning activity was used as a culminating project for our outer space and planet unit. It is cross-curricular encompassing both science and language arts (and a little bit of math!)
Students research a planet and create a passport full of information. The students then apply their knowledg
Nothing like a good criminal investigation to liven up number sense! In this project, students will work in teams to investigate the culprit of six fictional thefts. The criminal has left six messages, layered with algebra. Teams will work to build a case and present their findings to the court. Hop
This is an engaging, imaginary birthday dinner percent project that has worked very well with my 7th grade students in the past few school years. Included is:
- A foldable booklet in which students will choose 10 items from a food menu (you need to provide a variety of menus to students that you ca
The Complete Collection of Lessons, Projects, and Games for Middle School Math
Engaging, High-Interest Math Activities
Every one of our exciting, high-interest middle school math lessons, projects, and games from our 6 eBooks is included in The Complete Collection of Lessons, Projects, and Games.
Solar System: This solar system booklet is a fun hands on activity for students to use in their interactive notebooks. The students will need to research each planet to discover fun facts about each planet in the Solar System. A completed Solar System/ Planets accordion booklet is also included as
This is a real life activity/project where students must make decisions about purchases now that they're "on their own." Students write and solve 2 step equations to see what the monthly payments would be for certain TVs, refrigerators, laptop computers and cars. Based on the budgeted amount, stud
Utilize tobacco use in an investigation of number sense, linear functions, and scatterplot. Students will find out the startling truth behind the amount of cigarettes a smoker may use in their lifetime, the financial cost of the habit (including inflation), as well as the foretold effect on their he
"KIDS LOVE THIS ACTIVITY." "GREAT REAL LIFE MATH ACTIVITY" - TPT customers -
The Game of Life, a Math Project about Money
This project walks students through eight stages.
` Stage 1: Education
You will choose an education you hope will lead to an occupation you desire. Student loans and grants
Instead of giving students the unit circle to memorize, it’ll be more meaningful for your students to see how the unit circle comes about and why the coordinates are what they are. This project is meant to help students in both remembering the unit circle and understanding it. There are 2 worksheets
Proportions, Percents and Analyzing Data Trends jump into the deep waters with this math project inspired by the popular TV show Shark Tank. Students learn some basic fundamentals of owning their own business while they learn foundational finance terms such as equity, value, EBIT and multiplier.
This is a 198 page collection of activities (coloring and cut-and-paste), stations, games, and projects for all middle school math subjects. There are basic activities and there are more advanced activities. These are not just worksheets - they engage students and make them involved in learning.
The world is getting smaller, we are preparing our students for a global job market, yet many know little about the world. Do you want to grow globally aware citizens in your math classroom? Would you like students that have an understanding of proportions, ratios and percents? Do both in this meani
This project was designed with a certain group in mind - disengaged boys.
In this 20 page math project, students choose a vehicle from a newspaper or the local buy/sell/trade paper.
They'll choose what upgrades they'd like to make (new tires, paint job etc.) and then calculate the cost of the ve
My Ratio, Proportion & Percent worksheets and activities all in a money saving bundle! You save significant money and time versus purchasing these separately!
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Compound interest is perhaps the most powerful force in the universe so it is important for students to understand it! Students will practice problems built around savings account, certificates of deposits, loans and credit cards.
To end the unit, students put on their hat as a financial advisor a
Get your students excited about fractions with this arts integrated project based learning assignment. This fraction art project allows your students to show their creativity, artistic abilities, and math skills.
Your students will use their artwork to form simplified fractions, decimals, and perce
Project based learning activity where students create a petting zoo. Excellent for end of school, summer school, or any time during the year. Students purchase the animals, design habitats, draw blueprints, and develop a brochure. Several problem solving questions accompany the project along wi
Get your students out of their desks and up and moving by disguising a worksheet as stations!
Students will move around the room solving twenty questions about ratios, unit rates, finding percents of numbers, discounts, and sale prices. Directions for suggested use, 21 station cards, student answe
Give your Geometry lessons a "WOW FACTOR"!
Make Math thrilling with the Stained Class Geometry Project Pack! Give your students a learning experience they will never forget when you show them how to create their own Frank Lloyd Wright-style stained glass windows (with tracing paper and watercolors
Students will plan a four-day trip to anywhere in the United States. Students will budget for all expenses: gas, hotel, restaurant (meals), and attraction fees. Rubric and presentation template provided.
Skills: budgeting; calculating gas mileage; presentation skills; percents; rounding decimals
Real-World Math Project: Not Your Lemonade Stand goes beyond the lemonade stand project. In this student-tested and approved real-world math project/simulation, students select one of 4 businesses. Students make decisions about materials and costs within their budget. They set prices and project
These 3 sweet-filled activities and student project centered on data from bags of Fun-Sized M&Ms are a hit with my 5th graders! Students find the fraction, decimal, and percent of each color in their M&Ms bag and create a project displaying their data on a table and a circle graph. Students
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This project provides a fun opportunity for your students to review or practice finding the percent of a number and solving multi-step percent problems. This project allows them to browse shopping ads to determine percent change and create their own ad!
Holiday Math Activit