Budget Math (Life Skills)

Budget Math (Life Skills)

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Item #: 023785
ISBN: 9781561750054
Grades: 6-12

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A really practical application of math. Each book includes activities such as reading comprehension, filling out forms, using a glossary, and answering math word problems. The multi-step word problems cover adding and subtracting money, multiplying and dividing money, figuring percentages, working with large numbers, and more. This life skills program will help students master math skills that are essential to everyday life!

Introduce students to the vital role that money handling plays in all areas of a person's life, while reinforcing basic math skills through a variety of problem-solving exercises. Comprehension, logical thinking, and sequential decisions are required to find answers to word problems relating to situations regarding making and using a budget. 64 pages.

Category Description for Life Skills Math:

This user-friendly series will help your high school student prepare for “adulting” in real life. The practical topics are up to date as far as technology, and yet, you will still learn how to write a check. Instruction is clear, with a few illustrations here and there, followed by questions to complete. Here are some topics covered in each book. Credit Cards: deciding if a CC is a good idea for you, the application process, credit limits, minimum payments, interest, etc. Budget: income vs. expenses, prioritizing, cost of college, family vs. individual, small business, etc. Bank Account: checking/savings accounts, debit cards, online banking, banking apps, recording transactions, auto-pay, reading a bank statement, etc. Bargain: grocery shopping, sales, major purchases, clothing, services, travel, etc. Checkbook: writing them (even for the current/next generation - they should at least know what a check is, right?), recording transactions, and balancing a bank statement. If a student completes all 5 consumable workbooks, this course work would likely earn a half-credit in consumer math, or as a personal finance elective. Answers are in the back. Reproducible for a single classroom/family use. 8.5”x11”, 62 pgs, pb. ~Sara

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This will be the perfect fit for my special needs students as they acquire independent life skills.
Betty G on Sep 17, 2019
This will be the perfect fit for my special needs students as they acquire independent life skills.
Betty G on Sep 17, 2019
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I am using the Life Skills Budget workbook for my students with IEPs that need to prepare for independent living. The activities used in this workbook are not only real but are relevant to my diverse group of young adults who will be shortly entering the work world. I have been searching for a curriculum exactly like this and I am overjoyed with the enthusiastic results my students have as we solve real-life scenarios together.
October 18, 2019
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