1st Grade Math PBL Add, Subtract, Word Problems Money Project Based Learning

1st Grade Math PBL Add, Subtract, Word Problems Money Project Based Learning



1st Grade Math PBL – Budget & Money Supermarket Spree Project Based Learning

⭐ Supermarket Spree is a project based learning PBL activity that involves using 1st grade math standards such as add and subtract to 20 and addition to 100, fact families, time, and graphing. 1st grader will budget, plan, and carry out a grocery shopping trip.


⭐Your parents have given you the responsibility of going to the supermarket and purchasing all the food and necessary items your family will need for the week. It is your job to budget for all the items, compare costs of similar items, analyze sales prices, and make other decisions about your family’s grocery purchases.


⭐This resource contains a standards-based unit in both printable PDF and Google Slides versions – so it’s the perfect activity to increase engagement and interest for any classroom. Students follow instructions on using addition and subtraction within 100, solve word problems involving dollar bills, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies, and more! Additional “challenge activities” engage students and develop further understanding of the concepts and skills.


⭐ This project-based learning task that involves using the following CCSS math standards to solve problems related to grocery shopping.

  • 1.OA.A.1 Use addition and subtraction within 20 to solve word problems.
  • 1.OA.C.5 Relate counting to addition and subtraction.
  • 1.NBT.B.3 Compare two two-digit numbers based on meanings of the tens and ones digits.
  • 1.NBT.C.4 Add within 100, including adding a two-digit number and a one-digit number and adding a two-digit number and a multiple of 10.
  • 1.NBT.C.5 Given a two-digit number, mentally find 10 more or 10 less than the number, without having to count.
  • 1.MD.B.3 Tell and write time in hours and half-hours using analog and digital clocks.
  • 1.MD.C.4 Organize, represent, and interpret data with up to three categories.


Key Features:

✏️ Printable & Digital Format – Printable PDF & Google Slides formats make this resource perfect for classroom instruction, distance learning, and everywhere in between. Digital and printable versions are consistent, so they can be used for combination classroom and virtual instruction situations.


✏️ Educational & Engaging – This resource will capture the imagination of your students while they practice key math skills. Students are tasked to plan a budget for grocery shopping while practicing budgeting skills.


✏️ Differentiation – Three challenge activities mean that you can challenge your high-performing students while making the resource accessible to your on-level and below-level students.


What’s Included?

  1. Teacher Directions & Standards Addressed
  2. Student Directions
  3. Setting the Budget
  4. Mom’s Grocery List
  5. Grandma’s Recipe
  6. Dad’s Cookout
  7. Julia’s Piggy Bank
  8. Produce Aisle
  9. Dad’s Cookout Items
  10. Dried Goods
  11. Refrigerated Goods
  12. Checkout Aisle
  13. Challenge #1: Time
  14. Challenge #2: Picking Treats
  15. Challenge #3: Checking Out
  16. Self-Reflection & Evaluation
  17. Answer Key

Looking for more differentiation? Check out the 2nd Grade version!


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