Looking for a fun
activity that is self=checking, collaborative and practices finding both simple interest and compound interest? This resource includes 2 different paper chain activities sold separately. Each has 15 strips to the chain which equates to 15 different problems. One features calculating simple interest and the other has students calculate compound interest.
Each of the links has a dollar amount with interest and number of years. The links also include a previous answer. Students will need to calculate the interest, find the answer on another link. Students begin with the link marked start and continue until they are out of links. If students are struggling, teacher can let students know which is the last link.
Each links also have a letter, teacher can quickly identify student progress by using the check word. Or teacher can look at the links in order.
To finish the lesson, use the 18 included exit cards, which can be randomly assigned to students to check their understanding.
6 pages with chain links
⭐ Answer Key
⭐36 Exit Cards to be used as assessment
• Simple Interest Domino Set