Looking to have your students see real-life math applications? I love having my students use this planner to calculate the total cost of purchasing school supplies, paying fees, and buying new clothing for the back to school season.
This is the perfect activity for fifth or six grade students to practice basic computation of whole numbers and decimals. Your students will use back to school ads, either printed from your local newspaper or online, to research various prices for school supplies on your back to school list, clothes, and other fees!
It's a great way to get to know your students' critical thinking skills and mathematical abilities at the beginning of the school year.