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Unit Newsletter

  1. 1. MISS HARRIS’S CLASS Learning Money in the Business World Questions: Essential-  How can math help me run a Unit Overview business?  How can Summary: Standards: Objectives: math help me be a Students will be learning about ALEX 2nd Grade Math—  Price merchandise according good con- the values of American currency sumer? 4)Determine the monetary Value to directions while developing business and of sets of coins and bills up to Unit-  Work together to create an marketing skills. In groups, they $2.00.  What kind will be assigned a specific type of appealing store design of store  Exchanging Coins of Equiva- will have? store. They will determine val-  Count money both spent  How will I ues for their given “merchandise” lent value and received. budget the and design posters for their money that  Applying monetary symbols I have been store. They will then take turns including dollar (&), cent (¢), given? shopping at other groups’ stores. Project-Based Learning: and decimal point (.). Content: They will learn important lessons This unit is included in the lesson  How do we about budgeting from the per-  Recognizing the decimal plan through project-based learn- make spective of both the buyer and numbers .10, .25, .50, ing. Through this teaching style, change for and .75 as related to money. our cus- the seller. students will gain knowledge tomers? Benefit: through hands on learning in  How do we make our which they work with their peers Students will become more famil- store look to accomplish a goal that allows appealing? iar with money values. They will them to discover their own tal- develop skills for working with ents and direct that toward others. They will also become meeting standards in the curricu- more confident with their per- lum. sonal skills and attributes. Contact Information: Our Roles harrisal@school.com School Phone: 555-555-5555 Teacher: Students: Parents: School Fax: 333-333-3333 - Guide Students toward reach- - Work well with other stu- - Stay up to date with classroom ing objectives. dents. updates. Planning Time: - Have all materials needed by - Listen to and follow teacher’s - Discuss the essential, unit, and 10:00am-10:45am students. directions. content questions with your 1:30pm-2:15pm student. - Explain processes for the pro- - Work hard to complete the ject. tasks at hand. - Encourage learning at home.
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  4. 4. This would be a good place to insert a short Organization paragraph about your organization. It might include the purpose of the organization, its mis- sion, founding date, and a brief history. You could also include a brief list of the types of Business Name products, services, or programs your organiza- tion offers, the geographic area covered (for Primary Business Address Your Address Line 2 example, western U.S. or European markets), Your Address Line 3 and a profile of the types of customers or Your Address Line 4 members served. Phone: 555-555-5555 Fax: 555-555-5555 It would also be useful to include a contact E-mail: someone@example.com name for readers who want more information about the organization. Your business tag line here. We’re on the Web! example.com Back Page Story Headline This story can fit 175-225 words. a listing of those here. You may want charity auction. If your newsletter is folded and to refer your readers to any other If space is available, this is a good mailed, this story will appear on the forms of communication that you’ve place to insert a clip art image or back. So, it’s a good idea to make it created for your organization. some other graphic. easy to read at a glance. You can also use this space to remind A question and answer session is a readers to mark their calendars for a good way to quickly capture the at- regular event, such as a breakfast tention of readers. You can either meeting for vendors every third compile questions that you’ve re- Tuesday of the month, or a biannual ceived since the last edition or you can summarize some generic ques- tions that are frequently asked about your organization. A listing of names and titles of manag- ers in your organization is a good way to give your newsletter a personal touch. If your organization is small, you may want to list the names of all employees. Caption describing picture or If you have any prices of standard graphic. products or services, you can include

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