# Simple Interest Digital Pixel Art Google Sheets | Principal Rate Time | Balance

## Overview

This Simple Interest Digital Pixel Art activity is a fun way to engage middle schoolers in financial literacy while practicing the I = Prt formula. With 24 self-checking questions across 2 Google Sheets, students will calculate simple interest, principal, rate, and time as they reveal cute winter-themed images of penguins and cocoa. It's perfect for aligning with CCSS 7.RP.A.3 and keeping your lessons lively during the holiday season. Plus, it's easy to use in Google Classroom or for in-person learning!

## Why you'll love this

Make simple interest and financial literacy review and practice a blast with this self-checking digital pixel art activity. Includes 2 Google Sheets with 24 questions total to practice calculating simple interest with the formula I = Prt, using principal, rate and time to find earned interest and ending balance. Each correct answer reveals part of penguin and cocoa images perfect for winter, Christmas, and January. Easy to assign virtual or in-person, and with Google Classroom.

Great to pair with Simple and Compound Interest Pixel Art.

Standards covered…✅ TEKS 7.13.E and TEKS 8.12.D personal financial literacy standards.

✅ CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.7.RP.A.3 "Use proportional relationships to solve multistep ratio and percent problems. Examples: simple interest, tax, markups and markdowns, gratuities and commissions, fees, percent increase and decrease, percent error."

Includes…

✅ Pixel Art Google Sheet #1: Finding earned interest. (12 problems)

✅ Pixel Art Google Sheet #2: Finding ending balance. (12 problems)

✅ Optional printable PDF Student Work Space Worksheets

The optional printable PDF worksheets contains 2 pages, with questions and work space is included for students to show work on paper prior to typing in solutions on the google sheets.

Great for…

⭐ Back-to-School, Spiral Review Lessons

⭐ Emergency Sub Plans

⭐ Homeschool Activities

⭐ Homework & Independent Practice

⭐ Learning Centers & After School Math Programs

Reviews for my Pixel Art products…

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⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Teresa G. - “Great review resource for the beginning of unit, then harder level 2 practice as we moved along, self-checking pixel art helps so much!”

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Carissa S. - “My students love being able to go online to learn once each week! This resource provided much needed additional practice! And my students loved it and were highly engaged.”

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