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Real World Math Life Skills Hands-On Curriculum

Real World Math Life Skills Hands-On Curriculum


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Real World Math Life Skills Bundle Grades 5-12

Make math fun! These educational board games for older learners will teach students what’s important in the real world.

Learning Advantage Bank Account Game

Can you balance your checking account? Players learn a variety of processes involved in having a checking account. As they play around the gameboard, they write checks, make deposits, and keep accurate records. Real-life transactions include buying groceries, paying taxes, making car payments and paying medical bills. Checks, deposit slips, and currency from $1 to $100 are included. 2-5 players. Grades 5-12

Sale Game

Protect that pocket book! Shop for bargains! In Sale, players save money during Clearance and End-of-the-Month Sales. The goal is to make wise purchases and keep accurate financial records. The winner is the player who saves the most money on purchases and whose Financial Record is 100% accurate. Sale is a simulation that mirrors real life events. Conditions change with each move, presenting experiences beyond those textbooks can provide. Just as in business, the goal is 100% accuracy in adding and subtracting whole numbers, making payments, determining change, keeping financial records, and reconciling accounts with remaining cash on hand. For 2-4 players.

Making Change Octominoes Game

Making Change Octominoes provides playful practice in counting money and making change! It also builds fluency in addition and subtraction. In Coin Values, players match the stated number of cents with a set of coins.

Discount Game Math

Discount brings players face-to-face with over 400 real-life challenges as they purchase furniture, clothing, and appliances. No series of problems is alike. Discount provides extensive experience in translating among fractions, decimals, and percents; computing percentages and fractional discounts using a calculator; rounding the amount saved; making correct payments and change; keeping accurate financial records of transactions; and reconciling accounts with cash on hand. As in business, the goal is 100% accuracy. For 2-4 players. Grades 5+.

Learning Advantage Operation Integer Game

Develop competence in adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing integers, the foundation for success in algebra! Flexibility allows practice with any one of the basic operations or all four in combination! Players earn points for correct answers; the first with 30 points wins. The chance for bonus points adds interest. Four activity masters offer patterns and a number line model to guide players in discovering and understanding the rules of signs. For 2-4 players. Grades 6 and Up.