Lesson Plan

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.
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Learning Objectives

Students will learn the monetary values of coins and how these coins can be used to make one dollar.


(5 minutes)
  • Ask students what they know about money. Example questions: What is money? Why do we need to learn about money? How is money used in real life? Who uses money? Where is money used?

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1 interactive story
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Subject Math