"In this village lived a butcher, a baker, a candlestick maker, and a yoga instructor." This fantastic unit contains a fictional story about how money works, threaded with clear explanations of important economic terms and theories, from "barter" to "unit of account". 16 pages; includes an answer page.
Using coupons from the newspaper, students plan a shopping trip and try to stay within a budget. A good lesson for teaching early money management skills.
"Rapunzel had $10 to spend on hair ribbons. She spent $2.50 for a blue ribbon, $3.25 for a green ribbon and $1.99 for a pink ribbon. How much money did she have left over?"
Eight money word problems with a fairy tale theme.
Three pages of materials for a math-themed mini office. Number words, math symbols,skip counting by 2s, U.S. money, telling time, simple fractions, and fact families.
Roll the die and then record the coin shown on the face. Add the coin values. Three cubes for a range of games: pennies and nickels; pennies, nickels, and dimes; pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters.
Three colorful pages of materials for a math-themed mini office. Number words, math symbols, skip counting by 2s, U.S. money, telling time, simple fractions, and fact families.
"On her tenth birthday, Ashleigh received $20 from her Aunt Liz..." Several pages of word problems about money using everyday examples that students can easily understand.
A chart of coin illustrations with names and values, plus four matching activities to helps students learn and remember the appearance, value, and names of Canadian coins (penny to twoonie).
Rules and task description for building a tower from simple household materials. This is a great science/math combo lesson: students explore properties of balance and strength and try to balance a budget!
Practice addition and subtraction skills by deducting the combined price of several items from a dollar amount. Colorful graphics help make the lessons fun.
Practice identifying U.S. money. Learn from the many examples of monetary notation and their equivalent locutions. Numerous idiomatic and a few colloquial expressions acknowledge both correct and incorrect answers. Appropriate for young native speakers. Student simply clicks on what they believe to be the correct answer.