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SIUSLAW NEWS ❚ WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
© 2015 by Vicki Whiting, Editor
Jeff Schinkel, Graphics
Vol. 31, No. 41
Working with a family member,
give each letter of the alphabet
these money values:
Ethan got a gift card for his birthday. Which of these T-shirts
should he buy? Spending money
isn’t always
mo
as simple as it seems.
se
Using these letter values, add up
the “value” of each word in the
headlines on the front page of
the newspaper. For example:
Which word is the most
expensive? Cut it out and
paste it here:
Which shirt would YOU
U choose, and why?
Write your reasons here to help me decide:
Circle the most important thing
you’d consider when buying
each of these items.
WORD VALUE: $
Which is the least expensive?
Cut it out and paste it here:
WORD VALUE: $
Ad Values s
No one likes to ____________ more
money than is necessary. So, when
you go ________________, there are
a lot of things to consider.
First, are you spending more than you
can ____________? Setting a budget
before you get to the store –and
sticking to it –can keep you from
___________________________.
Next, look at the quality of the item
you’re buying. Is the more expensive
item better made than a ___________
version? If so, it might last longer
and is a better __________. Or is the
more expensive item pricier only
because it is cool and trendy?
Find three
advertisements in
n
ead
the newspaper. Read
each one and decide
ide
what value they are
y
selling. Are they
g
selling something
est
because it is the best
se
price? Or, because
it is cool? Or
?
something else?
Thinking about what’s most important
to you is how you decide the best
value when making a ____________.
It’s the smart way to spend!
Standards Link: Research:
rch:
Use the newspaper to locate
cate
information.
Standards Link: Reading Comprehension: Use strategies of the reading process to follow written directions.
Draw the t-shirt that continues the pattern in each row.
Standards Link: Visual Discrimination: Find similarities and differences in common objects.
Find a word in a news
article with five letters
or less that is worth at
least 50¢.
Find a word that is
worth exactly $1.00.
Which word on this
Kid Scoop page is worth
the most?
What is the value of
all the letters in your
teacher’s last name?
Standards Link: Math / Number Sense.
EXPENSIVE
QUALITY
DECIDE
BUDGET
MONEY
PRICE
VALUE
COOL
PAID
ITEM
BRAND
GIFT
FAIR
SHOPPING
TOYS
T F
I
G P
J
E F E G
Q E V W F A I
B U D G E T
R V N
I M I
I
This week’s word:
R L A P X C E D S
P
VALUE
A A X L V T
N V O D
I
H N P
I W X R E O
D O S Y O T
J K P H
C G M O N E Y R X S
N E P X E D
I
C E D
The noun value means
the worth of something
compared to its price.
The comic book Ray sold
to me was a really good
value at just 99¢.
Try to use the word value
in a sentence today when
talking with your friends
and family members.
Advertisement Funnies
Select an advertisement in today’s newspaper
that has five or more adjectives. Replace each
adjective with an adjective that means the
opposite to create a very silly advertisement.
Write about a time you
bought something that
turned out to be a big
waste of money.
Standards Link: Research: Use the newspaper to locate information.
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Ask a
parent to
tell you
about the
way they
make
decisions
while
shopping.
On your
next trip to
the store,
compare
and discuss
the value of
several
s.
products.