Math  201819
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
less.
Adopted: 2016
BIG IDEAS
 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.
ESSENTIALS
The student will use problem solving, mathematical communication, mathematical reasoning, connections, and representations to

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Updated: Aug 22, 2018