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Curated OER

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Few topics engage young mathematicians as much as learning about money. Through a series of shared readings and hands-on activities, children explore the US currency system, learning how to count money and calculate change as they create...
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Attainment Company

Money Skills

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Young mathematicians learn to make sense out of money with this collection of skills practice worksheets. From identifying the different coins and bills in the US currency system, to counting money and correctly using the dollar and...
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Illustrative Mathematics

Money in the Piggy Bank

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
It's time to crack open that piggy bank and see what's inside. First, count up the pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters, identifying what fraction of them are dimes. Then calculate the total value of the coins, writing another fraction...
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Curated OER

Money

For Students 1st - 2nd
Which coins do you need? Scholars are faced with a challenge: using only three coins they must find the exact amount needed for six items. The coins are standard US currency and are pictured at the top, however their value is not listed....
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Curated OER

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Put economics and currency exchange rates into a real-world application kids can understand. They'll compare bus fares from various cities around the world. Each child selects three international cities to research. They determine the...
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Curated OER

Lesson: More Than a Dollar's Worth of Meaning

For Teachers K - 5th
The Chinese,Â Dish with the Eight Buddhist EmblemsÂ contains symbols and visual references for learners to explore. They search for Buddhist symbolism on the dish and then they use their observation skills to locate and explore the meaning...
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Visa

Savvy Spending: Sharpening Money Decisions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Do you really need that new laptop/phone/dress/jacket/etc.? Financial decisions require us to distinguish between our wants and our needs. Through discussion and the evaluation ofÂ scenarios on providedÂ worksheets, this resource will...
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Curated OER

Dollars and Cents Word Problems

For Students 1st - 2nd
Explore money math with these addition and subtraction word problems. Learners solve three scenarios, each of which is illustrated for visual learners. They use knowledge of different types of US currency to determine how much money is...
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DK Publishing

Money Word Problems #1

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Having money problems? How about 19 more? Scholars begin with 10 money-related word problems, some requiring they understand different coin values. They add and subtract for these, and although there are also opportunities for division...
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Curated OER

Money

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Converting money is both practical and an excellent gateway into future math concepts, and scholars get plenty of practice here! There are four sections, each with 12 values for them to convert. First, they change cent values into...
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Federal Reserve Bank

The Free Silver Movement and Inflation

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Why are US dollars no longer backed by gold and silver? What is our medium of exchange, and what would it be like to live in a barter economy? Learners consider these questions, as well as learn about the major historical events in the...
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Curated OER

"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...
Worksheet
Curated OER

Working with Coins

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Count the correct change with a money math worksheet! Given certain coins, second and third graders add and subtract amounts of money to find the correct change. The worksheet uses pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters, half dollars, and...
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Curated OER

Working with Coins #2

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Practice money math with a helpful worksheet. Illustrations of coins, along with word problems, keep second graders focused on adding and subtracting different amounts of money. An excellent homework assignment to reinforce your money...
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Curated OER

Rounding Money

For Students 4th - 6th
Simplify money math with these 27 rounding practice problems, split into three sections. For the first part, scholars round nine money amounts to the nearest dollar. The next second has them round to the nearest 10 dollars, and finally...
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Curated OER

Working with Money

For Students 2nd - 3rd
How much money do you have? Scholars add up dollars and cents to get totals for 12 visual addition problems. They look at pictures of the currency and write the total numerically (remember that dollar sign). Although the coin images look...
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Curated OER

Counting Money

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Money is always a source of interest for young mathematicians, so utilize their engagement by adding up coin values. For each set of coins (quarter, dime, nickel, and penny) scholars count up and write the total. The example has them...
Worksheet
Curated OER

Real-life Problems, Money, and Weight

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Solve five word problems involving money and weight. After studying the example at the top, which demonstrates how to write out the equation in a word problem, fourth graders work on adding large numbers in money and measurement. Here is...
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

Whole Number Division: Repaying Money

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Mathematicians answer five word problems in an interactive practice all about repaying money using division. A calendar and moveable dollar bills aides participants in finding solutions to multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, and...
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Curated OER

What can money tell us?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners study the physical presence, imagery and written text on a reproduction of colonial currency. They apply their research to a modern day quarter to compare and contrast two coins. In addition, they design their own colonial...
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Curated OER

Counting Money and Making Change

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Learners count collections of coins and one-dollar bills. They solve problems and learn to use the dollar sign (\$) with the decimal point to represent money amounts. This lesson is important as a foundation for future math concepts in...
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Curated OER

Money Counts

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders identify bills and coins to \$20 bills and make equivalencies. They organize bills and coins in groups from greatest to least and least to greatest. Students count out change.
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Curated OER

Money in Action

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students become familiar with the various coins in our money system as well as amount of each coin. They help develop their ability to count change and find different ways to show equal amounts.
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Federal Reserve Bank

History of Money and Banking in the U.S.

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Why was there a lack of confidence in the money and banking system of the early United States government? What historical events led to the establishment of the Federal Reserve System? Here you'll find reading materials and worksheets to...