# 2.MD.C.8 Lesson Plans

#### CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.2.MD.C.8

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"Solve word problems involving dollar bills, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies, using \$ and ¢ symbols appropriately."

Our Take: Students solve money problems that involve whole dollar amounts and coins (quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies) and they know how to use the \$ and ¢ symbols. Prior to solving problems that involve dollars and cents, students must first be able to recognize and know the values of the various bills and coins. Matching worksheets that require students to draw a line from a coin to its value help reinforce knowledge of coin recognition.

These lesson plans can help students practice this Common Core State Standards skill.

## Lesson Plans

Money Math!
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Money Math!
Money makes the world go 'round, but do your students know why money is important? In this lesson, students will learn the real world applications of money, as well as how to make a dollar with various coins.
Math
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What's the Problem?
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What's the Problem?
High order thinking skills are critical skills for students of all ages. In this lesson, your students will create word problems about money.
Math
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Show Me the Money: Understanding Value
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Show Me the Money: Understanding Value
In this lesson, your students will learn how to buy items and use money to purchase items in the real world. You will set up a store for the students to learn about money.
Math
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Counting Coins
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Counting Coins
Help your students learn to count money with this teacher-approved lesson. They'll love learning how much their favorite things are worth.
Math
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Add It Up! Counting Money
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Add It Up! Counting Money
Students will work together as well as individually to add up coins to a desired amount. This real life skill will be made fun when students get to physically count out their cents!
Math
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Rolling in the Money
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Rolling in the Money
Just a roll of the dice, and your students will be learning how to count money! In this lesson, they will be become familiar with the value of money.
Math
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Time, Money, and Temperature
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Time, Money, and Temperature
Let your students show off what they've learned about time, money, and temperature with this lesson that combines all three in one word story.
Math
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Do You Want More Coins or More Money?
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Do You Want More Coins or More Money?
In this lesson, you will teach your students how to count money to buy small items! Show students which coins they can use to buy their lunch and other small items in the classroom.
Math
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Dimes, Dimes, Dimes
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Dimes, Dimes, Dimes
Get ready for some mental math! Help students practice subtracting by ten by solving real-world problems involving dimes.
Math
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Chinese New Year’s Great Money Count
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Chinese New Year’s Great Money Count
During the Chinese New Year, giving red envelopes full of money is a custom that symbolizes good luck. Use this lesson to teach your students about holiday traditions as they practice counting money.
Math
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Base-Ten Money: Hundreds, Tens, and Ones
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Base-Ten Money: Hundreds, Tens, and Ones
Get your students excited about money! Have them make connections between their prior knowledge of base-ten numerals and one, ten, and hundred dollar bills.
Math
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Money Values
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Money Values
Use this scaffolded EL lesson to teach students about money and the bills we use to pay for things. Use alongside Base Ten Money: Hundreds, Tens, and Ones or alone as an independent lesson.
Math
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Identifying Coin Values
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Identifying Coin Values
We know that exposure and repetition are very important when teaching students to recognize coins and identify their values. Use this hands-on lesson that can be used alongside Counting Coins or as an independent lesson!
Math
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Purchasing Items and Making Change
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Purchasing Items and Making Change
This lesson provides students with instruction in strategies based on number sense. Use this lesson alongside Show Me the Money: Understanding Value or as a stand-alone lesson.
Math
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Independent Study: Second Grade
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Independent Study: Second Grade
Independent learning just got way easier! The Second Grade Independent Study Packet supports students who may be away from school for a variety of reasons—whether it's home hospital, snow days, hurricane days, or a holiday break. Rest easy knowing that students will have the opportunity to practice and strengthen their grade-level skills with engaging educator-created resources.
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