Inquiry Based Maths Assignment Around the World - Extend learning of budgeting & operations with links to the real world. Grades 3-5.
Enrich and extend your students' understanding of budgeting and basic operations with this simple but effective around the world assignment. Students link their learning to real life by researching accommodation for a range of cities around the world and budgeting for a holiday. Perfect as an extension for those early finisher or just as an assignment at the end of a place value and operations module. This work beautifully for my more advanced students who needed a deeper learning of addition and other operations.
Please use this as an inquiry based assignment, which is student led and teacher assisted. I promote a student centered learning environment and this assignment is designed to be used in this environment. Students should lead all investigations and become independent critical thinkers with this project.
Rubric is included and should be talked through with students to provide them with your exact expectations, setting the scene for an independent learning situation.
This project also comes in an 8 project bundle, saving you dollars if this is the type of learning you use in your classroom. Follow the link below:
Inquiry Cross Curriculum Math Assignments/Projects - Grades 3 to 5
Or check out my other individual inquiry based assignments at the links below:
Inquiry Based Maths Assignment Number Fun - Extend learning of 4 digit numbers.
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