# ALEX Learning Activity

## Unit Rate Grocery Shopping

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 Author: Samantha Wallace System: Limestone County School: Cedar Hill Elementary School
General Activity Information
 Activity ID: 2236 Title: Unit Rate Grocery Shopping Digital Tool/Resource: Sunday Saver Grocery Ad Website Web Address – URL: http://www.sundaysaver.com Overview: Students will practice the concept of unit rate by comparing the prices of various items in grocery store advertisements.This activity results from the ALEX Resource Development Summit.
Associated Standards and Objectives
Content Standard(s):
 Mathematics MA2015 (2016) Grade: 6 2 ) Understand the concept of a unit rate a/b associated with a ratio a:b with b ≠ 0, and use rate language in the context of a ratio relationship. [6-RP2] Examples: "This recipe has a ratio of 3 cups of flour to 4 cups of sugar, so there is 3/4 cup of flour for each cup of sugar." "We paid \$75 for 15 hamburgers, which is a rate of \$5 per hamburger." (Expectations for unit rates in this grade are limited to non-complex fractions.) NAEP Framework NAEP Statement:: 8NPO3a: Perform computations with rational numbers. NAEP Statement:: 8NPO4a: Use ratios to describe problem situations. NAEP Statement:: 8NPO4b: Use fractions to represent and express ratios and proportions. NAEP Statement:: 8NPO4d: Solve problems involving percentages (including percent increase and decrease, interest rates, tax, discount, tips, or part/whole relationships). Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards AAS Standard: M.AAS.6.2- Recognize rate vocabulary in a real-world situation (e.g., miles per hour, dollars per pound).
Learning Objectives:

Students will be able to identify the unit rate of items and discuss the concept of a unit rate.

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