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Order
Out!
Objective: The
student will apply multiplication, planning and calculator skills by using
an order out bill.
Resources: Teacher: Several takeout menus. Students:
paper, calculator, pencil.
Teacher Preparation: Locate takeout menus from restaurants or
fast food carryouts..
Procedure:
 Divide class into
cooperative working groups.
 Hand out menus
to each group.
 Write the following
headlines on the chalkboard and ask a student from each group to copy
the information: Quantity, Item, Unit Price, Total Price.
 Students plan and
orderout lunch for their group, with each student selecting what they
want and totalling their price.
 One student from
each group writes their choices under the headings.
 Students use the
calculator to find the total price.
Variations/Options:
Before the students begin, ask them to estimate how much money it
will take to feed the group. Students can also be assigned a certain amount
of money to spend; they must order using as much of the money as possible
without going over the budget.

