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The Real Deal

Teach your youngsters the art of savvy shopping with this neat lesson on calculating price per item. After doing some division problems to compare the values of different products, students put their skills to the test with fun worksheets.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to use basic division to calculate the price per item in a package.

Introduction

(5 minutes)
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  • Activate prior knowledge by allowing a student to share a time she purchased something from a store.
  • Ask students if they were concerned about getting the most for the money they spent. Did they compare different brands of the same product before buying?
  • Explain to the class they are going to use basic division facts to make sure they get the most for their money the next time they go to the store.