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• Updated:  22 Jun 2023

Calculate the cost of school supplies and answer questions with this back-to-school math activity.

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• Pages:  1 Page

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teaching resource

• Updated:  22 Jun 2023

Calculate the cost of school supplies and answer questions with this back-to-school math activity.

• Non-Editable:  PDF

• Pages:  1 Page

Calculate the cost of school supplies and answer questions with this back-to-school math activity.

## Looking For Some Fun Back-to-School Activities?

Are you looking for a primary grades curriculum-aligned back-to-school resource? This resource integrates math with school supply shopping activity! With this resource students are tasked with:

• Identifying school supplies needed based on a shopping list
• Counting money in single-dollar increments to find the cost of needed supplies
• Tracking the amount of money spent purchasing supplies
• Solving ten addition problems using addition to find the total cost of various supply groupings

Through this activity, students will practice following a list, determining cost, counting money, and simple addition of whole numbers.

## Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding

A team of dedicated, experienced educators created this resource to support your back-to-school lessons.

In addition to individual student work time, use this math project to enhance learning through guided math groups, whole class lessons, or remote learning assignments.

If you have a mixture of above and below-level learners, check out these suggestions for keeping students on track with the concepts:

### 🆘 Support Struggling Students

Help students who need help understanding the concepts by completing the activity in a 1-on-1 setting or with a small group.

### ➕ Challenge Fast Finishers

For students who are fast finishers, encourage them to share their supply cost tracking sheet with a partner for them to check.

## Easily Prepare This Resource for Your Students

Print on cardstock for added durability and longevity. Place all pieces in a folder or large envelope for easy access.

This resource was created by Lindsey Phillips, a teacher in Michigan and Teach Starter Collaborator.

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