This was intended to prepare students for the 8th Grade Math STAAR Test. This product contains a review of the 8th Grade Objective 12 TEKS for Texas schools. At the top of each page, you will find the topic title with the TEK.
This resource contains 5 worksheets. The following topics are covered:
•Simple Interest and Compound Interest
•Analyzing the effects of interest rate and loan length
•Analyzing how money grows over time
•Making financially responsible decisions
•Advantages and disadvantages of different payment methods
•Estimating the cost of college
There is an extra activity called Smath’s Problem. This activity is an open-ended question about choosing the best plan to save money for college. It incorporates several TEKS in one problem.