This file includes scaffolded student notes that introduce students to the important parts of the simple interest math formula. The notes give student practice turning the interest rate into decimals and months into years. There are then 3 simple interest examples for teachers to model followed by a you try example for students to attempt independently to assess their knowledge.
Includes answer key!
Also, see my Simple Interest Practice, Simple Interest Flipchart, and Simple Interest Exit Ticket to complete this lesson.