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Project Based Learning: Budgeting

Project Based Learning: Budgeting
Project Based Learning: Budgeting
Project Based Learning: Budgeting
Project Based Learning: Budgeting
Project Based Learning: Budgeting
Project Based Learning: Budgeting
Project Based Learning: Budgeting
Project Based Learning: Budgeting
Product Description
In order to engage my students, I like to find ways to make our math standards relevant to real life. This project has learners selecting a career, budgeting for living expenses, and writing checks to help practice their newly acquired math skills.

This project allows students to apply the following skills:

Rounding
Reading and Writing Numbers
Add and Subtract Whole Numbers
Solve Word Problems

I have also included a rubric that I use to score students on a scale of 1-3.

Student pages include:
-A cover page explaining the project
-A checklist
-A page to select living expense options
- 3 pages to budget for groceries. I have students pick grocery items for each meal.
(You will want to find flyers or have learners look at online flyers to have them find the cost of grocery items.)
-A chart to help students find the total cost of living expenses
-A suggested resource for printable checks for students to practice writing numbers
-A page of budget word problems
-A student reflection page
Total Pages
13 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
3 days
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