Colouring by Annuities - Lazy Giraffe, PV, FV & Interest (16, 20 & 25 versions)

Grade Levels
11th - 12th
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Highly Engaging!! Combine individual accountability with collaborative motivation.

Includes 3 class-size versions (16, 20 or 25 sheet mosaics.) Each worksheet represents a small section of the big picture! The end result will look spectacular hanging up in your classroom :)

CHECK OUT THE PRODUCT PREVIEW to see the range of problem types and know exactly what these worksheets involve!

Each worksheet has 3 questions each of:
• Find future value
• Find present value
• Determine total interest earned
• Determine total interest paid

It's simple!
1. Calculate the answers.
2. Colour the squares.
3. Cut out your section.
4. Combine with the class!

Students complete the problems to decode the colour key, then use it to colour their section of giraffe mosaic.

The giraffe mosaic is also available in a Pythagorean Theorem version , involving word problems to solve for a leg or hypotenuse of right triangles.

High school kids like colouring too! Their curiosity and desire to see the big picture come together will keep them working and helping each other!

->.pdf and editable .docx files of everything
->Complete class sets of 16, 20, and 25 worksheets, that each combine to create a giraffe mosaic. Sheets contain the answers scrambled so students can monitor their own understanding.
->The complete answer key, as well as a handy answer-range key for the colour code, for quick assessment at a glance.
-> Colour solution and coordinate guide for the mosaic.
->Each worksheet contains 12 problems.

Ontario Curriculum: This is great for MAP4C, or MCR3U.

If you like this product, be sure the check out the whole Collaborative Math Mosaic directory, sorted by topic!

All my "Colouring by..." math mosaics use the standard colours found in a Crayola 24 pack of coloured pencils. For best results, use the exact colour name match, and use a consistent colouring medium (pencil crayon, crayon, etc.). Maybe a class set of pencil crayons would be a fun department purchase? :)

I'd love to hear from you! Leave some feedback through TpT about how this went in your classroom, or email me at
Total Pages
62 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 days
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