The purpose of this 10 page unit is to integrate math, reading and language skills in such a way that they simulate real-world situations. Such situations will improve student's abilities to examine store ads and receipts, to compare products and prices and to reach conclusions about purchases in addition to practice making change up to $1.00. These lesson plans allow for cooperative learning and independent performance. Parents are asked to participate in various ways.
Included:objectives, timeline,sample parent letter, Shoppers Guide, Parent Involvement Sheet, Receipt Sleuth Activity Cards, and an evaluation.