Lesson Plan:

# Counting Coins

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August 17, 2015

## Learning Objectives

Students will be able to count coins to know how much things are worth.

## Lesson

### Introduction (5 minutes)

• Ask your students to name the different coins used in the United States.
• Show the students the different coins, and tell them what each coin is called.

### Explicit Instruction/Teacher Modeling (10 minutes)

• Play the The Coin Song.
• Write the names on the board next to each coin.
• Draw a few coins on the board, and show the students how to count the coins to see how much the different items cost.

### Guided Practice/Interactive Modeling (15 minutes)

• Give each student a bag of coins.
• Write a money amount on the board.
• Have the students use their coins to show the amount you have on the board.

### Independent Working Time (15 minutes)

• Hand out the Counting Coins worksheet.
• Have the students complete the worksheet independently.
• Have them talk to their shoulder partner to check their worksheet

## Extend

### Differentiation

• Enrichment: Have the students tell you how much each item is worth without using the coins.
• Support: Allow struggling students to use their coins to complete the worksheets.

## Review

### Assessment (15 minutes)

• Collect the worksheets to check for understanding.
• Assign Present Math 2 as an informal assessment.
• Allow students to use their coins to complete the worksheet.

### Review and Closing (10 minutes)

• As a class, complete the Present Math 3 worksheet.
• Replay the The Coin Song.