Lesson Plan

Add and Subtract with Dimes

Get ready to break the piggy bank! Students will use dimes and pennies in this hands-on lesson to solve for 10 more or 10 less than a given number. This EL lesson can be used alone or with the lesson plan **Math Mind Magic.**
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Math Mind Magic lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Math Mind Magic lesson plan.

Objectives

Academic

Students will identify 10 more or 10 less than a given two-digit number within 100.

Language

Students will be able to use visuals to explain the steps to name the number 10 more or 10 less than a given two-digit number within 100.

Introduction

(5 minutes)
Teach Background Knowledge TemplateWrite Student-Facing Language Objectives ReferenceDime Word Problems
  • Ask students to raise their hands if they like stickers. Give students time to describe their favorite sticker to a partner. Show a few examples of different stickers.
  • Tell students that you are happy because you know a store where they sell stickers for 10¢.
  • Show students a real or plastic dime, and ask them how much it is worth (10 cents). Think aloud, "With one dime, or 10 cents, I could buy one sticker."
  • Show students a real or plastic penny, and ask them how much it is worth (1 cent). Think aloud, "With 10 pennies, or 10 cents, I could buy one sticker. Ten pennies are worth the same amount as one dime."