Type:

Lesson Plan

Description:

In this final sub-unit, students gather and analyze the data generated by this project (number of units sold, revenue, profit, etc.). This sub-unit also includes a heavy focus on technology, as students generate Excel spreadsheets to report on their results and use some of the dynamic functionalities of the program. Similarly, they employ Microsoft Word to create an "Annual Report" for their business. The unit ends with a class party, where they use their proceeds to provide food!

Subjects:

  • Educational Technology > General
  • Mathematics > General
  • Mathematics > Algebra
  • Mathematics > Equations
  • Mathematics > Graphing
  • Mathematics > Problem Solving
  • Mathematics > Statistics

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10

Keywords:

Algebra Linear Equations Graphing Linear Regression

Language:

English

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Curriki Rating
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3
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2009-07-10.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 3

Reviewer Comments:

This lesson begins tallying the results of the project. It is a basic first lesson on the use of Microsoft Excel ……………………………………………..………………………….…….…………….……………………………………….. This resource is part of a 8 week unit for an elementary Algebra class. The unit (Teaching Linear Equations through Running a Small Business ) covers linear equations, linear regression, and uses the simple economics of running a small business to illustrate the ideas. It requires the teacher to integrate the material with various skills, including use of the Internet and other technologies. It is an ambitious and ultimately rewarding undertaking.

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