Problem Based Learning: School Store (Decimals and Fractions)

Problem Based Learning: School Store (Decimals and Fractions)
Problem Based Learning: School Store (Decimals and Fractions)
Problem Based Learning: School Store (Decimals and Fractions)
Problem Based Learning: School Store (Decimals and Fractions)
Problem Based Learning: School Store (Decimals and Fractions)
Problem Based Learning: School Store (Decimals and Fractions)
Problem Based Learning: School Store (Decimals and Fractions)
Problem Based Learning: School Store (Decimals and Fractions)
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Students love working on PBLs! This PBL is about opening a new school supply store. Students get the chance to pick the items for the store and create an eye-catching advertisement page. They also will apply for the manager position by writing a paragraph about themselves.

This PBL activity lets students practice the following skills:

~ adding and subtracting decimals
~ converting fractions to decimals
~ ordering fractions/decimals
~ comparing decimals
~ solving word problems involving decimals
~ even/odd; prime/composite numbers
~ rounding decimals to the nearest 10th and 100th
~ conducting a survey
~ researching information online
~ creating an advertisement page
~ writing a persuasive paragraph

Students will need several class periods to complete this activity.

Materials needed:
~ access to online retailers for cost comparisons
~ large paper for creating advertisement poster
~ crayons, colored pencils, markers for creating poster
~ copy of packet for each student

This PBL follows the VA SOLs for:
Math: 5.1, 5.2a-b, 5.3a-b, 5.4, 5.5a
English: 5.3b, 5.7a,c,d,f,h,i, 5.8 all, 5.9b-d
Total Pages
7 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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