This zip file contains a lesson on finding SALES TAX; the file contains all the materials necessary to teach the lesson, including a 15 slide powerpoint lesson and a 3 page worksheet for the students that coincide with the powerpoint. This powerpoint is part of the USING PERCENTS unit.
The math involved is basic and was geared toward a special education class. However this lesson would be still useful to elementary or middle school level general education classes. .
Along with the lesson material, this lesson includes a slide containing a pre-class question geared toward the lesson to check for prior knowledge, a homework question and a Promethean based clicker quiz at the end to assess knowledge.
This lesson is written in accordance with state standards and objectives. It is intended to capture the attention and interest of students of all abilities and keep them engaged with colorful diagrams and photos along with detailed information. It was designed to keep all students involved in the lesson at all times. While one student can be working at the board with the teacher, others can remain on task with the worksheet pack included.
It can is part of the unit for USING PERCENTS which can be found here: