Money Activities (U.S. Currency)

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Sailing into Second with Aris
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1st - 3rd
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This activity was highly engaging and fun for my students. I liked the variety of activities and how easy it was to implement in the classroom.
Students used this activity during stations while we made lemonade using money. It was very engaging and students enjoyed.


Looking for meaningful money activities? In this pack, you'll find many activities to practice coin identification & explore counting coins in like groups and in mixed groups. Lots of engaging lessons to help you teach your students about U.S. currency! Included in this 91 page pack:

1) Academic vocabulary cards

2) Inquiry chart ideas and student examples for classroom use

3) Coin Flip Books

4) Money ABC order

5) Graphic organizers for note taking and brainstorming activities

6) Reference posters for each coin and bills

7) Informational text reading passages for all U.S. currency coins

8) Comprehension quizzes for all informative text reading passages

9) Money word search

10) Money reading resources list

11) Money flip books (ways to make 25 cents, 50 cents, 75 cents)

12) Vocabulary matching activity

13) Money scoot and recording sheet

14) Ways to make $1.00 activities

15) Interactive notebook options

16) Printable coin sheets

17) Comparing coins graphic organizer

18) Coin Chant

19) Coin mini books

20) Shop 'till you drop task cards and recording sheet

21) Money word problems and recording sheet

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
100 can be thought of as a bundle of ten tens - called a “hundred.”
Count within 1000; skip-count by 5s, 10s, and 100s.
Fluently add and subtract within 100 using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction.
Fluently add and subtract within 1000 using strategies and algorithms based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction.
Use addition and subtraction within 20 to solve word problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing, with unknowns in all positions, e.g., by using objects, drawings, and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.


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