Grades 6–8 Math Activity Set 2: Financial Literacy

Put your child on the path to making knowledgeable purchasing decisions. Help them learn about sales and income tax, as well as simple and compound interest, in these free activities ideal for at-home learning.

Materials Needed

  • Student sheets (below)
  • Teacher guide (provides solutions for all problems with this week's lessons)

Each activity is intended to be completed within a day for a complete week of lessons.

The student sheets can be printed and completed by the student, or the student can write their answers on a blank sheet of paper.


Are You Ready? Learn about Percents and Decimals

Activity 1: Calculating Sales and Income Tax

Activity 2: Calculating and Comparing Simple and Compound Interest

Activity 3: Making Purchasing Decisions

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