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Money Multiplication: 4 Digits by 1 Digit

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this money multiplication worksheet, students complete a set of 20 problems, multiplying 4-digit numbers by 1-digit numbers. A reference web site is given for additional activities.
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Show And Tell

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Have you ever saved your money to buy something you really wanted? Elementary schoolers share how they saved their money for things they wanted, and they bring in one or two items that they bought with their personal savings.
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"In God We Trust": The Camden Man Who Put the Missing Motto on the Dollar Bill

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Here is a fascintating lesson which relates how the motto "In God We Trust" came to appear on all US currency. It turns out that a man from Arkansas came up with the idea and petioned his congressman and President Eisenhower himself to...
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For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Expose scholars to the ways addition is constantly used through 15 word problems. Many of these have more than two addends, and several involve money math and adding numbers with decimals to the hundredths place. Learners also must use...
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Conversion Tables

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Here are some practical conversion scenarios for scholars to figure out. They examine an example table converting cents to dollars before completing two of their own. For the first, learners convert weeks to days. Some of these are done...
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Making a Living and Leisure Activities

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Learners investigate the economic and daily activities in a typical African community. They design and construct a small scale house, play an African board game, create African money, discuss vocabulary, and write an essay.
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Design a Coin

For Teachers K - 12th
Young scholars research a state and then design a quarter for it. They use dough or foil to create the coin! students explore state quarters that have already been issued by the U.S. Mint. Their quarter is for a state that hasn't had one...
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Introduction to Earning Interest: Middle School

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Does your bank pay you for allowing them to hold your money? Class members research three different ways they can earn money using money already in the bank. Topics include certificates of deposit, statement savings accounts, and money...
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Simple Strategies

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Here is a fabulous lesson plan on problem solving strategies for your charges. In it, learners are presented with many excellent techniques they can use when faced with a multi-step math word problem. Some terrific blackline masters are...
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What Gives a Dollar Bill Its Value?

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
What makes a one hundred-dollar bill valuable? Here is an excellent, straight-forward animated video to help your learners grasp the concept of inflation and the purpose and policies of the Federal Reserve System.
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How to Practice Sensitivity When Teaching About the Lottery

For Teachers Higher Ed
To some, a simple game of chance might be considered a sin, or even something downright evil.
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"The 1,000,000 Pound Bank Note" by Mark Twain

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Compare real events from Mark Twain's life to events in the story. Middle school readers identify point-of-view, its purpose, and its reliability by citing two examples. They describe the tone of the story using four examples and...
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Slowly But Surely

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
The US mint has created this fabulous lesson plan, which practices language arts and mathematics skills. Learners will use the provided worksheets and step-by-step instructions to experiment with different sentence structures, use...
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Once Upon a Dime

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The story of "Once Upon a Dime" starts like any other fairy tale, but it quickly becomes a story about the value of money and the economic system commonly used before it. Presented as a cartoon, the resource consists of dialogue between...
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Wise Pockets

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Using children's picture books and role-playing activities, youngsters begin to learn about personal finance management. These lesson plans are engaging and intend to endow pupils with skills for making wise decisions with money as they...
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Make It Happen: Saving for a Rainy Day

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Every little penny counts, especially when it comes to saving for emergencies or long-term goals. Pupils evaluate different saving and investment strategies, such as a CD or money market account, through worksheets and by researching...
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Key Graphs of AP Macroeconomics

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Every AP economics student should watch this video! In just a few minutes, Mr. Clifford offers an overview of macroeconomics and the five key graphs that an AP econ student can expect to find on the final exam: aggregate demand and...
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Value of Money

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders examine a collection of coins to discover their value. For this value of money lesson, 2nd graders identify the amount of money represented by each coin. Students use a worksheet to complete story problems involving...
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Sand Dollars- Non-Fiction Comprehension Worksheet

For Students 5th
In this sand dollar non-fiction reading comprehension worksheet, 5th graders read a 2 page selection about the life cycle and habitat of sand dollars. They use a dictionary and the article to define 10 words, and write the answer to 7...
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Be the Kiwi: Money and Banking

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners practice converting money systems and interest. In this money lesson, students convert U.S. and New Zealand dollars. Learners also discuss international travel and money exchange rates.
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Working With Coins

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students arrange coins based on their value.  In this coins lesson, students trace and record the value of each coin.  Students count up to find the total value of all the coins.
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Money Matters

For Teachers K - 1st
Students count, record, and calculate money. They save, as well as to explain the value of jobs and working hard.
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You're in the Money

For Students 4th - 6th
In this unique money scenario worksheet, students are told they are moving into a brand new four bedroom detached house and can spend as much as they like furnishing the house. Students make a list of the items and their cost of what...
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Face a Hundred: Rounding Money

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this rounding money worksheet, students match a clue about rounding an amount to the correct amount in another column, completing a riddle using the answers. 11 2 Answers included on page 2.