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.
Roll a die with coin pictures on the faces (available on abcteach) or draw coins out of a bag. Write the value of each coin in the row, then add up the row.
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.
"Mrs. Smith made pumpkin pies to sell at the church bake sale. She made six pumpkin pies, and sold them for $4.33 each. How much money did she make from the sale of the pies?" Five pages; four problems per page.
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.
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.
Practice addition and subtraction skills by deducting the combined price of several items from a dollar amount. Colorful graphics help make the lessons fun.
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!
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.
"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.
"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.
"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.
Jennifer wants to buy a new hockey puck that costs $5.25. She has $2.30. She can earn 50 cents an hour by raking leaves. How many hours will she have to work to get the money she needs? Six word problems.