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Comparing video game subscriptions


Students read a scenario, compare the cost of video game subscriptions, and analyze the benefits and drawbacks of each option.

Big idea

Researching your options can help you make informed buying decisions. 

Essential questions

  • How does comparison shopping help you make choices about what to buy?
  • What should you think about before you decide what to buy?


  • Calculate the costs of three levels of video game subscriptions
  • Identify benefits and drawbacks of each level

What students will do

  • Analyze the costs of three levels of video game subscriptions.
  • Identify one benefit and one drawback of each level.

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Note: Please remember to consider your students’ accommodations and special needs to ensure that all students are able to participate in a meaningful way.

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