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Submitted By srjjames2002
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Title: Credit Card Project

Concept/Topic to Teach: Pre Algebra

Standards Addressed: Anchor 7MA Numbers and Computation


Specific Objectives:

• Students will make a credit card proportional to an actual credit card.
• Students will make an advertisement for their credit card.
• Students will make a collage of their purchases.
• Students will calculate their total purchases.
• Students will enter into Excel the correct formulas to aid in their calculating of their payment schedule. (for all 4 schedules)
• Students will write an analysis of the project and credit card spending.


Required Materials:

• Credit Card project hand out
• Credit card receipts
• Computer
• Magazines
• Calculator
• Glue
• Scissors



Anticipatory Set (Lead-In): I will ask the students how would they like to have their own credit card!!!!
Step-By-Step Procedures for Teaching the Lesson:
1. First, students will make a credit card proportional to an actual credit card. They can choose to make it as large as they would like (within reason) as long as it is in proportion.
2. Second, students will create an advertisement. It can be done in a variety of ways: billboard display, TV ad, radio ad, etc…
3. Third, students will be given the opportunity to go on a shopping spree with their credit card. Their limit is $10,000 and they must spend at least $1,000 but no more than $10,000. They need to cut out pictures of their purchases and make a collage. They also need to calculate their total spending.
4. Fourth, students will be given a bill for their purchases. They will then use the Excel program to enter in the correct formulas and calculate their payment schedule for one year (12 months). There are four different payment schedules so students will have to enter in…...

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