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Common Core Standards
RF.1.3, RF.1.4, L.1.2, RL.3.3, RL.2.3, RL.2.1, L.3.2, L.2.2, RI.2.5, RI.2.1, ...
RF.1.3, RF.1.4, L.1.2, RL.3.3, RL.2.3, RL.2.1, L.3.2, L.2.2, RI.2.5, RI.2.1, RI.1.5
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This Packet has a total of TEN different items for your math & literacy centers to help you teach money! This pack is also perfect for February to incorporate Social Studies and Presidents' Day!

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MATH

#1, Classroom Money Identification Signs for your bulletin boards, daily calendars and staple together to make classroom books!
34 pages with different colors for your classroom themes. Pink, green, blue and purple. Everything also comes in grey scale for a grey background as well as black and white for inexpensive printing!

#2. Identifying Money, Basic Coins Center Game
29 pages in color and black & white for inexpensive printing. This game comes with two different ways to play. To differentiate your instruction, one set has “starter” pictures and words. The other set is blank to make it harder for your higher groups. Also included in this packet is a worksheet for your Math Center including an Answer Key / Self-Checking sheet.

#3. to #5. Counting Money Center Games
54 pages in color and black & white for inexpensive classroom printing. This packet is
THREE DIFFERENT GAMES IN ONE.
1. Counting Money, Coins Only Center Game
2. Counting Money, Bills Only Center Game
3. Counting Money, Mixed Amounts Center Game
These games reinforce matching money to an amount with the LEAST amount of coins or bills possible. A skill that tricks many students on standardize tests! It also comes complete with Self Checking Sheets / Answer Keys!

All five of the games come complete with pictures to show you how I organize my center games and the actual packets in use.

LITERACY / READING / LANGUAGE ARTS

#6. Money Book Center ~ 10 pages
This packet includes a book list with many money book titles including the authors and book levels.
FOUR separate center activity worksheets for your Reading or Writing Center including:
1. Key Details, Who, What, Where, When, Why & How
2. What a Character! Character study dealing with what event or challenge causes the series of events to unfold.
3. Quiz Partners, a terrific, in-depth study of the book where each child writes 6 quiz questions, Who, What, Where, Why, When & How and then another child answers the questions.
Terrific for a teacher assessment!
4. Key Facts, List three main facts from the story!

#7. Sight Words & Fluency Activities ~ Buggy for Reading
Theme: Money ~ 25 pages
*Writing pages can be used as a literacy center, handwriting assignment, or homework. Students will trace and then copy the five sentences they read when their reading group met with you, then write and illustrate their own sentence. A Writing Center Sign is included!
*Reading Sheets for reading groups, center time, independent reading and homework. A parent letter is included. These sheets also help the student, parent and teacher rate the
students' fluency.
*Memory Game Center, including a center sign. A money memory game.

#8. Sentence Shuffle Center ~ 22 pages
*6 pages of sentence fluency cards - colored version
*6 pages of sentence fluency cards - black & white version
*2 card shuffle sheets - one black & white, one colored version
*Directions for the center
*1 center sign
*1 writing assignment sheet

#9. Money, Trace, Write, Draw ~ 18 pages
Terrific cards for your pocket charts and center games, including signs and directions for your center and different leveled groups!
Plenty of activities where the students, trace the words, write the words and then draw the pictures. Including student directions, teacher directions, worksheets & both a color and black & white version!

#10. What's it Worth? ~ 13 pages
A terrific game and a variety of sheets, where students use the price sheet to see the different amounts that each letter is worth. Then they add multiple digits to come to a final amount. Also includes multiple two digit addition to see what the entire page is worth. BLANK PAGES are also included so you can do your own spelling or vocabulary pages for any week of the year! Answer Keys included!

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COMMON CORE STANDARD FOR THIS PACKET
First Grade
1.RFS.3 Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
1.RFS.4 Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
1.L.2 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and
spelling when writing.
1.RL.2 Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or
lesson.
1.RIT.2 Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
1.RI.5 Know and use various text features (e.g., headings, tables of contents, glossaries, electronic menus,
icons) to locate key facts or information in a text.
2nd Grade:
2.RFS.3Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
2.RFS.4 Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
2.L.2 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and
spelling when writing.
RL.2.1. Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate
understanding of key details in a text.
RI.2.1. Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate
understanding of key details in a text.
RL.2.3. Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.
RI.2.5 Know and use various text features (e.g., captions, bold print, subheadings, glossaries, indexes,
electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text efficiently.
3rd Grade:
RF.3.3. Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
RF.3.4. Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
L.3.2. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and
spelling when writing.
RL.3.3. Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their
actions contribute to the sequence of events.
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Money-Math and Literacy Lessons FS
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