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Average Rent in Different States of USA

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  • Price per ClassroomFREE
  • Grade Levels 7, 8, 9, 10
  • Topics Budgeting, Home Loan
  • Duration 15 Minutes
  • Auto Scored? Yes
  • Teacher Evaluation Needed? No

Activity Description

In this worksheet activity, students will analyze a data table that shows Fair Market Rent for different room sizes across various states. They will answer questions based on this data, enhancing their understanding of housing costs. Additionally, students will prioritize various factors that influence their choice of housing location, including amenities, safety and security, cost of living, community, and environment, accessibility and commute, condition and maintenance, proximity to work or school, and type of housing using a drag-and-drop activity. This activity encourages critical thinking and helps students learn to make informed decisions about housing.

Learning Objective

The objective of this activity is to enhance students' data analysis skills and deepen their understanding of regional cost variations in housing expenses across different states of the USA. By analyzing the data on average rent, students will develop critical thinking abilities, strengthen their financial awareness regarding housing affordability challenges, and sharpen their analytical skills in drawing conclusions based on real-world data.

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  • Price per ClassroomFREE
  • Grade Levels 7, 8, 9, 10
  • Topics Budgeting, Home Loan
  • Duration 15 Minutes
  • Auto Scored? Yes
  • Teacher Evaluation Needed? No