This activity lets students pick a new pet and accessories using allowance money. The students will subtract the amounts spent from his allowance as he works through the questions that address adding and subtracting decimals. Students will love going to the Pet Shop!
Meets VA SOLs:
5.5 The student will
a) find the sum, difference, product, and quotient of two numbers expressed as decimals through thousandths (divisors with
only one nonzero digit); and
b) create and solve single-step and multistep practical problems involving decimals.