This unit is a fabulously fun, motivating way to incorporate math into a real world situation. It also allows you to re-purpose all those colorful holiday advertisements.
Students become Santa’s shoppers. He missed “Black Friday”. The Elves got behind. His GPS isn't working and he doesn't know if he’ll make it to every house ~ Or whatever other creative idea you have for students to need to shop for Santa this year.
Write numbers in word form
Learn the parts of a check
Use a checkbook register
Create a shopping list
Utilize a budget
Subtract with and without regrouping
Add with and without regrouping
Utilize a calculator (if you so choose)
Scan advertisements and made decisions (you could tie in “opportunity cost” and/or other economic terms)
This unit includes:
Number Word Bookmarks
Number Word Writing
Parts of a Check
Check Writing Practice
Blank Checks (not real,of course)
Checkbook Register Practice
Blank Checkbook Register
Gift Color and Cut Page
Instructions and Ideas Page
Thank you for your purchase. This unit is such a fun one to do around the holidays. I hope your students enjoy it as much as mine.
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