I used this activity with my 7th and 8th grade special needs students during a day in between social studies units. They really enjoyed it, and learned a lot about the reality of how much things cost for a home.
Decorate your Dream House
Task: Using the provided materials and technology, create and correctly label a visual display of your decorated dream house.
Anything else you can think of....
1. You must have the following decorated rooms.
Living room or family room
2. Each room must be labeled.
3. Each item you use to decorate your rooms with must be labeled also with the $ amount you paid.
*Keep track of your spending with the attached sheet.
4. Complete the attached worksheets.