Do you know how long it will take for a rental property to pay for itself? This is something many real estate investors gloss over, but it's important to know. Here's how to calculate the Gross Rent Multiplier for a property, and why the one percent rule is a great guideline for choosing a property. (Plus a free spreadsheet to track these!)
Flip a House Project lets middle schoolers see how real estate investors purchase, improve, and resell homes for a profit. Utilizing Microsoft Word and Excel, students “purchase” a home of choice from a list and then determine the improvements they want to make to it, all while staying within their budget. Then, they design the home and finally, create a sales brochure. https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Career-Simulation-Real-Estate-Investor-Flip-a-House-2684559
3rd Grade Common Core Math Vocabulary Word Wall and More - Math vocabulary is essential! Help your students master the math vocabulary from the Common Core Standards. This 150+ page printable packet contains a printable word wall, flash cards, and vocabulary flip booklets! The flip books are perfect for interactive math notebooks! $
I just realized that Shmoop has an entire section devoted to music -- both older and current -- with analysis of lyrics and technique. Find a popular song with similar thematic elements to your unit, and get the students' attention!