This activity allows the teacher to assess students understanding of how to add a percent to a number, take a percent from a number, and effectively describe keys words related to percent problems.
This file is a two page file. One of the pages describes the activities students have to choose from. The second page is the rubric for the assignment.
Students choose one of 4 choices off of the choice board.
The 4 choices they have to choose from are:
1. Draw a cartoon describing how to add sales tax to a final bill.
2. Create a poster explaining how to add sales tax to a final bill.
3. Write a poem, rap, or jingle describing how to take a percentage off of an amount.
4. Create a crossword puzzle that uses the words: percent, sales tax, bill, amount, discount, total, taken off, and sale price.
This assignment usually takes approximately 50 minutes.