Developing a cost sheet 1
Math-in-CTE Lesson Plan
Lesson Title: Cost sheet for purchasing shop equipment Lesson Number:
CTE Concept(s): By developing a cost sheet, we will establish the capital needed to purchase salon equipment.
Math Concepts: Estimation, analyze and graph data, answer questions based on date.
Lesson Objective: Students will demonstrate their knowledge of developing a cost sheet.
Supplies Needed: Paper, pencil, spread sheets, sales flyers
THE "7 ELEMENTS"
(and answer key)
1. Introduce the CTE lesson.
Today we’re going to talk about how much start up capital we will Students may volunteer experiences with different shop
need to purchase our salon equipment. equipment they have observed in salons they have
We will research how much our equipment will cost.
We will develop a cost sheet reflecting the equipment needed on our
shop blueprint from “Pathway to becoming a salon owner,” part IV.
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2. Assess students’ math awareness as it relates to the CTE lesson.
Students should already know how to research salon sales flyers, and Look at a sales flyer, and find the cost of a manicure
compare prices. table.
Students should be able to calculate the cost by comparing prices and Look at another sales flyer and compare different costs.
multiply the number of items needed.
Ask: How do we find the total cost of an item, if we need more than Take cost x by number of items
3. Work through the math example embedded in the CTE lesson.
In sales flyer A we find a manicure table that cost $399. $399
In sales flyer B we find a manicure table that cost $379. $379
Which sales flyer would you use to purchase your equipment? Flyer B
We need three manicure tables for our shop. 3
If these manicure tables are identical, what would our purchase price $379 x 3 = $1137
be for three tables?
Work the example on the board.
4. Work through related, contextual math-in-CTE examples.
Work through another example.
In sales flyer A we find a styling station for $1300. $1300
In sales flyer B we find a styling station for $1550. $1550
We have a four operator shop. 4
If these styling stations are identical, what would our purchase price $1550 x 4 = $6200
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5. Work through traditional math examples.
Brittany wants to purchase new styling chairs for her stations and a $275 x 3 = $825
tanning bed for her shop. She has a three operator shop. The styling
$825 + $8,000 = $8,825
chairs cost $275 each and the tanning bed cost $8,000.
What will her new purchasing cost her?
6. Students demonstrate their understanding.
Students will complete a cost sheet for their salon equipment.
This cost sheet will reflect the number of operators in their shop and
the required equipment.
Their cost sheet will show the price, quantity and total cost for
7. Formal assessment.
Completion of Part IV on “Pathway to becoming a salon owner.”
Adaptations for special needs students. Teacher Notes:
Students may go to the resource room.
Students may use a calculator
Students may use master ruler.
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Math Standards and Assessment Anchors addressed with this lesson.
M11. A. 3. 2. 1 , M11. D. 1. 1. 1, M11. E. 1. 1. 2
Milady’s Standard Cosmetology Textbook
Commonwealth of PA, PA Code, Title 49, Professional & Vocational Standards, Chapter 7, State Board of Cosmetology
Cosmetology Law, Act 86 of l933
Author(s): Position: School:
Janet Lantz Cosmetology Instructor Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center