This is a great enrichment activity or end of the year review for decimals. In this activity students will add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals by relating it to real life experiences.
Your students must have an understanding of decimals to complete this activity. Before beginning the project review how to calculate sales tax and sales price. Your students must also know how to convert a percent to a decimal.
Directions: Students should work in pairs or groups of four. The students will create own store and choose what to sell. They will place items on sale and calculate the sale price. This activity will also draw a floor plan and calculate the area used for each item. The students will advertise by creating a commercial and design the store front.