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499 resources with the concept coins

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The Case of the Broken Piggy Bank

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students list the value of a quarter, dime, nickel, and penny in dollar form. They find the total monetary value of a set of quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies. They calculate change received on a purchase.
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Money Values Worksheet Lesson

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students determine how many dollars, quarters, nickels, dimes, and pennies equals a given dollar amount.
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Plotting with Pennies

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders use pennies to gather data, organize and order data, graph the data on a stem-and-leaf plot, and evaluate the range, median, and mode of the data.
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Money

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders identify each coin and its assigned value. They use the coins to arrive at the designated total marked on the envelopes. They trade envelopes with their partner. Each person checks what the other one did to make sure they...
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Mr. President

For Teachers K
Students learn the value of coins while they learn about the presidents on the coins. Students integrate social studies, math, and reading in this unit.
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The Many Faces of Coins

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners examine and discuss the designs on the circulating coins produced by the United States Mint. They read about the woman and child featured on the Golden Dollar. They compare and contrast coins using a Venn Diagram.
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Ben Franklin Half Dollar

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Pupils research contributions to American culture and technological progress through Benjamin Franklin's quotes and inventions. They also analyze research in order to design a coin honoring Ben Franklin's contributions.
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The Alphabet of Coins

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students use letter/sound relationships of initial consonants to complete sentences that follow a given repeating pattern. These sentences be based on coin terms found on the U.S. Mint H.I.P. Pocket Change™ Web site.
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Change Mixer

For Teachers K - 5th
Students use their abilities to recognize coins and their values in this game that focuses on locomotor skills (skip, slide, gallop, run, jump). This game also requires students to add coin values.
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Representing Our Nation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers use pennies to illustrate how our states are represented in Congress. This lesson is to be implemented during a unit covering the branches of United States government.
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Why is Roosevelt on the Dime?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students use a variety of reference resources to research the life of Franklin Roosevelt. From this research, they determine why his image was chosen to appear on the dime.
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Beat the Bank

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students play a coin identification game to familiarize themselves with coin values. They add coin values to determine the game's winner.
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Reflecting Culture Through Coins

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Pupils research and recreate coins from ancient civilizations to determine how the imagery reflects the cultures which originally made them.
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Mixing Coins

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars explore mixed (different denomination) coin sets and create different total amounts.
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Coin Content

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students calculate ancient Greek coin values as compared to their weight, and equivalence in grain. They then determine their worth today. They convert metric to U.S. customary weight systems.
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Play For Pay

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students practice various skills with manipulatives, such as counting correct money amounts to pay for manipulatives.
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Coin Comparisons

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students analyze and compare symbols and their meanings on ancient Greek and contemporary coins.
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Matching Pairs

For Teachers K - 2nd
Learners take turns matching the appropriate shapes (listing coin values) to those with numerical values listed on them. When students are successful, they win a blank shape for their collection.
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Sun Prints

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars use coins to help them explore the sun as a source of renewable energy. They go outside in the sunshine and make a design by placing coins on their piece of black construction paper.