Ms. AJ

Target 1​

Lesson Type:

New

Number Operation

:

Fractional Numbers

Identify US currency coins.

1:

Visually distinguish between a quarter, dime, nickel, and penny.

2:

Name the currency equivalent for each coin (i.e., quarter = 25 ₵).

3:

Know the value of all the US currency coins.

2nd

Vocabulary:

Penny, Nickel, Dime, Quarter, Half Dollar, Silver/Gold Dollar, Dollar Bill

Activities:

Students identified different types of coins, as well as their values.

Students discussed the ¢ sign as well as the \$ sign, and when it's appropriate to use either.

Students learned about the attributes of different types of coins (i.e. the faces on the coins on the "heads" side, the identifying symbols on the "tails" side, and whether the edges have reeds or not).    Home Exploration

Guiding Questions: Absent Students:

Neha

Target 2

:

1:

Determine how many quarters it takes to make a dollar.

2:

Determine how many nickels it take to make a dollar.

3:

Represent a given amount of money in different ways.

4:

Show how different combinations of coins equal the same amount of money.

3rd

Vocabulary:

Exchange

Activities:

Students figured out a variety of different ways (5 to 7) to create 25¢, 50¢, and \$1, using combinations of the coins they've previously identified.

Students understood that these combinations could be exchanged for other combinations of the same amount.    Home Exploration

Guiding Questions: Target 3

:

1:

Use currency symbols (\$ and ₵) appropriately.

2:

Develop strategies for counting currency (i.e., start with quarters, then dimes, etc.).

3:

Group coins in a way that creates more “friendly” numbers to compute.

4:

Accurately count a set of money.

3rd

Vocabulary:

Decimal Point, Change

Activities:

Students learned how to set up vertical addition models using currency, with a combination of both dollars and cents.

Students practiced finding the differences between amounts (subtraction) by playing "Shop" in which they exchanged given play money for toys in a "shop". They were given a set of larger bills and had to use subtraction and their knowledge of coin combinations to figure out their "change".    Home Exploration 