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Florida Math Day

The Office of Math and Science at the Florida Department of Education invites you to implement the following lessons during the inaugural Florida Math Day, May 1, 2008. The theme of the first annual Math Day is Financial Literacy.

Grade Level Lesson Plan Title and Author
2nd Grade (MA.2.G.5.3) A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned by Mary Sims, Bluewater Elementary School, Niceville, Florida
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5th Grade (MA.5.A.2.2) Florida Food Round Up! by Sarah LaBombard-Wright, Shalimar Elementary, Shalimar, Florida 
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7th Grade (MA.7.A.1.2) Let’s Go Shopping: Calculating Percents by Laura Brainard, Eau Gallie High School, Melbourne, Florida
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Secondary (MA.912.F.3.4) Buy Now, Pay Later? Caveat Emptor! by Jenny Ellis, Palm Beach Gardens High School, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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These lessons were written by Florida teachers. Please feel free to download the lessons and implement them in your classrooms. You are also invited to participate in an online discussion of the lessons. A link to the discussion board will be provided from this page.

For more information about Florida Math Day, please read here.

The Office of Math and Science thanks all of the fine Florida teachers who submitted lessons for Florida Math Day. Please consider submitting a lesson for next year’s Math Day.

We are very grateful for the contributions of the lesson review panelists, the Florida Association of Mathematics Supervisors, and the Florida Council of Teachers of Mathematics for all of your support.


Anthony Armbrister, Miami Edison Senior High School Mathematics Educator, interviewed Laurel Isicoff, a federal bankruptcy court judge, about the importance of financial literacy. Click here to download the interview or click here to watch the video.