Introduce students to everyone's favorite topic -- Taxes. Often misunderstood, this project aims to be an introduction for students which allows them to work through real life scenarios and practice percentages.
In this 21st Century Math Project, you will be given a mapping to the Content Standards, an outline for how to implement the project, 4 different assignments for students to use, and an answer key.
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-- In“Flat Tax”, students will complete problems with Sales and Property Tax rates and help fictional people solve their problems.
-- In “Tax Code”, students will analyze the current tax code and make it more user friendly for the average consumer to avoid common misconceptions.
-- In “Tax Returns”, students will use the tax code to determine how much total income tax fictional people will owe at the end of the year.
-- In “Tax Reformer”, students will consider the current tax form and make some meaningful changes to the code. They will write a persuasive letter to a Congressmen explaining their suggestion and rationale for why it makes sense.
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