2nd Grade Math PBL Add, Subtract & Money Supermarket Project Based Learning

2nd Grade Math PBL Add, Subtract & Money Supermarket Project Based Learning



2nd Grade Math PBL – Budget & Money Supermarket Spree Project Based Learning

⭐ Supermarket Spree is a 2nd grade project based learning PBL activity for second graders to add and subtract within 100, count money, solve word problems, 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 in any classroom. Students follow instructions on using addition and subtraction within 100, and solve word problems involving dollar bills, quarters, dimes, nickels, 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.

  • 2.OA.A.1 Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one- and two-step word problems.
  • 2.MD.C.8 Solve word problems involving dollar bills, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies, using $ and ¢ symbols appropriately.
  • 2.NBT.A.2 Count within 1000; skip-count by 5s, 10s, and 100s.
  • 2.NBT.B.5 Fluently add and subtract within 100.
  • 2.NBT.B.6 Add up to four two-digit numbers using strategies based on place value and properties of operations.


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: Making Change
  14. Challenge #2: Checking Out
  15. Challenge #3: Picking Treats
  16. Self-Reflection & Evaluation
  17. Answer Key

Take a closer look at what this project based learning looks like in this video preview.


Looking for more differentiation? Check out the 3rd Grade version!


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