Project Based Learning: Create a Personal Budget 5th Grade Math
Project based learning for 5th grade math. Financial Literacy and TEKS project-based learning. Help your students practice decimals and money skills with this quality project-based learning. Challenge activities allow for it to be used in 6th grade as well. It includes a teacher guide walking you through each step.
**THIS RESOURCE IS NOW ALSO ALIGNED TO TEKS FINANCIAL LITERACY STANDARDS FOR 5TH GRADE!**
Common Core Aligned to 5th grade - 5.NBT.B.6 and 5.NBT.B.7, but can be used for decimal operations practice at other grade levels!
Your kids will get their first peek at the process of creating a budget! Kids love having choices, and this project gives them the choices they want! Throughout this project, they get to choose their career, car, and house. Their choices may be limited depending on the salary they get with their career. During this fun activity, kids will practice percentages and decimal operations (multiplication, division, addition, and subtraction).
This is a BEST SELLING Project-Based Learning activity! Teach your students real life math skills using this high-interest PBL, while applying the Common Core Standards they've learned! Your students will begin thinking about what career path they want to take, and will look at real life data on average salary, housing, food, and transportation costs. Supplementary articles on personal finance and functional text may be brought into this lesson to connect with Reading standards.
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