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Comparison Shopping and Calculating Cost

Main Core Tie

FCS Exploration
Strand 3 Standard 5

Time Frame

1 class periods of 70 minutes each


Lauren Burton
Laura Schiers
Megan Wakefield


Students will be able to find the total cost of a project and compare to a store bought item.


  • Pricing Comparison Worksheet
  • Fabric Store Pricing Guide
  • Pajama Pants Pattern

  • Instructional Procedures

    See attached lesson plan and worksheets.

    Assessment Plan

    Students will complete a pair of pajama pants, given a provided pattern. They will estimate and track the total cost of their pajamas. Then, as they buy their materials, they will keep and show the teacher their receipts.

    Created: 07/14/2011
    Updated: 02/05/2018