This project is perfect for enrichment or when completing a unit on percentages. Best of all it relates to real life!
In this project students will be randomly assigned one of 14 occupations with an approximate salary. They will then complete each of the five parts of this project and display on a poster.The five parts
Part One: Occupation Research
Part Two: Income and Expenses-Students will complete their monthly income and expenses calculations as well as create a pie chart.
Part Three: Rental Research-Students will research an apartment they can rent according to their budget.
Part Four: Savings-Students will list items they would like to save for and calculate how long it will take to save for these items.
Part Five: Reflection Questions
*This project also includes a salary matching game as a way to introduce the project as well as a and grading sheet.