The New House
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The New House:
A "Real Life" Math Exercise
Grade: Middle concepts = multiplication, area, money, time
Activity Time: 5 30-min. periods
Teacher's Note: This unit
was created for use with a special ed. math group of 6th-8th graders. They
used the math skills we
were learning to determine such things as
The unit is five lessons long, designed to last one
The final lesson involves calculating the total cost of the house that was built.
Teacher's Note: I would be happy to send a free copy of the
unit, including teacher's pages, worksheets, and answer key,
to anyone who e-mails me (with your snail mail address) at email@example.com.
EDITOR'S NOTE: This unit sounds great -- It will allow us to put some "real life" experiences into our lesons.
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