By Liane B. Onish
Ryan is turning 10, and planning his very special birthday party. His parents will allow him a $250 budget for a great party. Should he have an ice skating party or a bowling party? Which one fits the budget? Students study a brochure from each venue, then calculate and answer questions, to determine the best deal!
This real-life math lesson follows the following three-part format:
1. Teaching Guide: A one- or two-page plan to help you make the most of the lesson.
2. Let’s Work Together: A reproducible introductory activity that you and students use together to expl