Math Enrichment Project - Open Your Own Business: Financial Literacy, Adding Money, Area & Perimeter
This is a math enrichment project for upper elementary students or middle schoolers (3rd through 6th Grade).
The focus of this project is building your own business. The project includes the financial literacy concepts of profit, expenses and pricing. Additional math concepts include adding money and perimeter and area.
-Booklet on Profit and Expenses in a Business and a hands-on follow up activity
-Differentiated packets where students are either required to add decimals or whole numbers (in the context of money), as they price the items in their chosen business.
-Worksheet where students decide what profit they are making in their business and where students design and then calculate the area and perimeter of their business.
-Lesson suggestion for teachers.