Math - 2018-19
1.8 - Money
The student will
- determine the value of a collection
of like coins (pennies, nickels, or dimes) whose total value is 100 cents or
- So that I can count coins to buy something that I may want. We use money to purchase things at the grocery store, Walmart, the shoe store, laundromat, etc.
UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD
- Many experiences with coins help students develop an understanding of money, such as
- drawing pennies to show the value of a given coin (e.g., nickel, dime, or quarter);
- playing store and purchasing classroom objects, using play money (pennies);
- using skip counting to count a collection of like coins;
- representing the value of coins using a variety of organizers, such as five/ten frames or hundreds charts, pictures; and
- trading the equivalent value of pennies for a nickel, a dime, and a quarter, using play money.
- Counting coins is an application of unitizing.
- Unitizing is the concept that a group of objects can be counted as one unit (e.g., 10 pennies can be counted as 1 dime.)
- Counting money helps students gain an awareness of consumer skills and the use of money in everyday life.
- A variety of classroom experiences in which students manipulate physical models of money and count forward to determine the value of a collection of coins are important activities to develop competence with counting money.
- The last number stated represents the value of a collection of coins being counted.
The student will use problem solving, mathematical communication, mathematical reasoning, connections, and representations to
Updated: Aug 22, 2018