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Money Math Equivalents

Ms. Robinson

Grade 2



To teach the students the equivalents of various money values.
To teach the students what they can purchase with their money or what can happen if they save their money.

Students will be able to determine equivalents of various types of money. Students will be able to decide what they would like to do with their money.

Students use number sense and numeration to develop an understanding of the multiple uses of numbers in the real world, the use of numbers to communicate mathematically, and the use of numbers in the development of mathematical ideas.Use a variety of media and technology resources for directed and independent learning activities.

Materials:, Inspiration, computer disks, various coins , overhead with pictures of various coins  "coins" the students have earned, items in the classroom store with various values

Students will see the various coins on an overhead before viewing the video. The video follows a scaffolding format to help build the money equivalent concepts.

Method of Technology Integration:

The students will use a video on demand to learn the money equivalents of various types of coins and bills. They will then use inspiration to create a web to show the equivalents of various coins and bills.

Opening Activity: I will jingle coins in my hand and ask the students if they have ever wondered if they have enough money to purchase an item. I will tell the sudents we are going to watch a video and create a web that can help us to decide when we have enough money to purchase products.

Savings Plan: Students will be saving their work to their designated floppy disk. The name of their inspiration file will be money equivalents.

1. Students will be asked to look at the pictures of the various coin denominations on the overhead and we will review what each coin is called.
2. Students will be instructed how to log on to the site and gain access to the video.
3. Students will be instructed and shown an example of the web they are required to create showing the money equivalents ranging from a penny to a dollar.
4. Students will be instructed that they can pause the video periodically to fill in their web.
5. Students will be instructed to add at least two related pictures to their web.
6. Students will be instructed to have each coin a different color bubble.
7. Students will be instructed to save their web on their disk and label it money equivalents.

Closing Activity:
Students will be able to take "money" that they have earned in the classroom to purchase something in the classroom store if they choose or put their money in the bank to save for a rainy day and collect interest.

Assessment and Evaluation:
Students will have completed the diagram for money equivalents. The students will have spelled the coin denominations correctly. Students will have the correct equivalents on their diagram. Students will have complete sentences for the money equivalents on their diagrams. Students will have the various coin bubbles different colors.
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