Black Friday Math and Literacy Activity {5th and 6th Grade}

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4th, 5th, 6th
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This Black Friday activity is two subjects packed into one great lesson! This real-world activity will give your students a realistic experience as to what many consumers experience on Black Friday.

First students read an informational story about Black Friday. There are questions that go along with the story and are common core aligned. Next, the students participate in a Black Friday shopping simulation. They are provided with an electronic store's products and prices. They are also given coupons that can be applied to their purchases. They must purchase one of each item, find the discount and price after discount for each item. At the end, they must find the amount they saved and their final price after the discounts.

Literacy
5RI1: Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
5RI2: Determine two or more main ideas of a text.
5RI4: Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area
5L4a. Use context (e.g., cause/effect relationships and comparisons in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
5L5b. Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.

Math
5.NBT.7 Add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals to hundredths, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method and explain the reasoning used.

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What You Get
☀ A Black Friday reading passage with questions
☀ A list of items from a technology store with their prices
☀ A page of coupons
☀ A page for calculating the cost of the items after applying the discounts.

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Black Friday Math and Literacy Activity {5th and 6th Grade}
Black Friday Math and Literacy Activity {5th and 6th Grade}
Black Friday Math and Literacy Activity {5th and 6th Grade}
Black Friday Math and Literacy Activity {5th and 6th Grade}
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