Target Gift Card Project: To be done embedded in next unit Subtraction within 100. You have received a Target gift card with a balance of $50 for your birthday! Since it is a gift, you may spend it in any way that you like. What are the advantages of a Target gift card? 2. What are the disadvantages of a Target gift card?
3. What are some possible choices that you could make with the card?
Activity: Using Target items, price out at least 3 items you can purchase. Why would you purchase these items? How much will you spend on your items? Be sure to talk about if the items would be needs or wants. Determine how much money will be left on your Target card after your purchases. (resources for pricing: Target weekly ads, www.target.com, annual holiday toy catalog. or teacher created catalog.
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Addition/Subtraction in project based learning. Incorporates 4 C's. Lots of flexibility for teacher adjustment for concepts, differentiation for student abilities and high interest.