Understanding Taxes by Katie Marsico
(Real World Math: Personal Finance)

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The focus of Real World Math: Personal Finance is the intersection between personal financial literacy and age-appropriate math skills. This series helps build solid skills that contribute to mathematic achievement today, while modeling responsible financial habits for the future. Callouts prompt inquiry, further thinking, and close examination of photographs. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words. To guide your reading, look for these notes that will help build the understanding and skills you'll need in the 21st century. Look for the following margin notes: 21st Century Content, You study reading, math, science, and social studies. You also need to learn about the world of work and your community. These notes tell you about business and money. They also give you ideas about how you can help yourself, your community, and the world. Life and Career Skills, These notes tell you about skills you will use throughout your life. They give you ideas about how to work well with others, make good decisions, and achieve your goals in life. Real World math Challenges, These story problems demonstrate practical applications of financial concepts discussed in the text. You will use basic math skills to solve a variety of problems. Answers are included in the back.


About Katie Marsico

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Brennan received a Masters in Early Childhood Education from Rhode Island College and is a full-time writer and instructor with the Institute of Children's Literature. She lives with her husband and three daughters.
Published August 1, 2015 by Cherry Lake Publishing. 32 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books.