Elementary: Sweet Math

Sweet Math

Students will develop number and money sense when they apply information from an article about building a lemonade stand. This lesson is rich with elementary math connections. To view and edit the full lesson plan open the attached PDF or .docx below. 

Curriculum Connections

  • Elementary Math: Number Sense, Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division 

Newsela Article

Learning Objective

  • Students will learn about the concepts of cost and profit using math literature.
  • Students will practice identifying currency with a numerical value.
  • Students will practice addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
  • Students will practice tallying.
  • Students will apply these concepts to build their own ‘business’ that makes a profit.

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