Lesson Plan:

# Add It Up! Counting Money

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August 17, 2015
Standards
August 17, 2015

## Learning Objectives

Students will be able to solve story problems by counting money.

## Lesson

### Introduction (5 minutes)

• Explain to the students that they will be reviewing how to count money to solve story problems in today's lesson.
• Pass out the money (or manipulatives) to each student.
• Review how many cents a penny, nickel, dime, and quarter represent.

### Explicit Instruction/Teacher Modeling (5 minutes)

• Hand out the Counting Money Word Problems document to each student.
• Model the first word problem for the class by reading it aloud and demonstrating with coins how to solve the problem.

### Guided Practice/Interactive Modeling (10 minutes)

• Have the students, with the help of their partner, complete the rest of the word problems.
• Walk the room and monitor students.

### Independent Working Time (10 minutes)

• Hand out the 2nd Grade Counting Coins I and 2nd Grade Present Math worksheets to each student.
• Allow the students to continue working in pairs to complete the worksheets.

## Extend

### Differentiation

• Enrichment: Have advanced students write a counting money word problem on their own on the back of the Word Problem worksheet.
• Support: Have struggling students work with a student that understands the lesson, or shorten the amount of work for the students to complete on the Word Problem document.

## Review

### Assessment (10 minutes)

• Hand out the 2nd Grade Counting Coins II and the 2nd Grade How Many Coins worksheets to each student.
• Have students complete the worksheets independently as an assessment.

### Review and Closing

• Create a group work station that has students counting money for on going practice and review.