Joes Perfect Day How much will it cost him? 1. A ticket to the Phillies game. 2. Round trip train ticket from Trenton to Philadelphia 3. Round trip ticket bus from Philadelphia train station to ball park 4. Lunch at the stadium 1. $20 2. $50 3. $10 4. $18 Total: $98
My Perfect Day - Menu of Choices with Range of Cost Handout
In 2012, NJ minimum wage $7.25 Joe works an 8 hour day at a sporting goods store How much does he make? $58
Does Joe have enough money for his perfect day? $20 $18 $50 $10 Total: $98
Will Joe need to make adjustments to his perfect day? What are some ways he can make changes? $20 New Total: $50 $20$10 $0
What did I learn from this activity? I learned that I work to pay for the things I like to do. I learned that I may have to begin to save my money to be able to do the things I enjoy. I learned the importance of money saving problem solving. Anything else?