Next Dollar Up Making Change Strategy - Money Activities for Special Education

Grade Levels
6th - 12th, Homeschool
Formats Included
  • PDF
Pages
148 pages
$11.99
$11.99
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Help your students learn about making change with this next dollar up resource! Teaching money to special education students does not have to be hard with this extensive set of materials. Use this next dollar up strategy to help teach your students how to make purchases and count the change they should receive. 

Make teaching money to special education students easy and simple with this next dollar up strategy. Everything you need for teaching your students about money and making change is included in this package. You will find foldables (good for interactive notebooks), mini-books, flip books, and task cards containing step-by-step instructions of the next dollar up strategy for single item purchases using $1, $5, $10 and $20 bills. 

Let your students flourish with this making change resource that provides you with a scope and sequence curriculum for teaching students to use the next dollar up strategy.  Additionally, the product includes teaching programs and data collection sheets as well as step-by-step lesson plans for introducing the skill. 

Materials included in this making change resource are…

  • Detailed instructions of the steps of introducing and systematically teaching money to special education students and how to use the next dollar up strategy. Plus, lists of materials needed to be prepared for each step of the program.
  • 1 price tags teaching program with data sheet for teaching the next dollar up strategy. 
  • 1 word problems teaching program with data sheet for teaching the next dollar up strategy. 
  • 5 Mini Books (color and black-and-white copies) presenting the steps for using the next dollar up strategy.
  • 1 ‘number lines’ flip book with number lines for each amount (less than 5, between 5 and 10, 10-20, over 20) in color and in black-and-white. 
  • 1 ‘equivalent amounts’ flip book with equivalent amounts for $5, $10, $20 in color and in black-and-white. 
  • 15 five-flap matchbooks in color and black and white for interactive notebooks or stand-alone foldables to write the number of dollars under the flap.
  • 40 task cards (color) with prices in which the student circles the bills needed to make the purchase. 24 cards have prices to $9 and 16 have prices that include using $5, $10 and $20 bills.
  • 24 black and white task cards (that can also be used in interactive notebooks) that include word problems with the price of 1 item and a 3-step graphic organizer for solving the problem.
  • 20 black and white task cards (that can also be used in interactive notebooks) that include word problems with the price of 1 item and a 2-step (one step faded out) graphic organizer for solving the problem.
  • 20 black and white task cards or flip flaps for interactive notebooks with just the word problem with the price of 1 item.
  • 12 bonus task cards previewing an upcoming product using next dollar strategies to purchase apps for tablets and smartphones.

The 5 Mini Books on The Next Dollar Up Strategy are:

  • One that introduces the skill
  • One that demonstrates use of the number line as a tool
  • One each that demonstrates dollars up with $5, $10 and $20 bills 

The next dollar up strategy is used for teaching money to special education students who are unable to or have difficulty with making change. It allows students to determine if they have enough money to make a purchase. In the next dollar up strategy, the student counts the number of dollars in the price and “one more for change.” For instance, if an item costs $3.20, the student would circle / give 4 $1 bills.

❤️ Teaching money to special education students has never been easier with this approach. You will love this next dollar up resource because it includes the tools you need to teach making change from the initial stages to making purchases with $20 bills. It gives you the specific steps to teach the skill, it provides easy data collection during instruction and it saves you time by providing lots of different materials that you can use for instruction and practice with your students. 

❤️ Your students will love the visual support included in this making change resource and they will be able to follow the step-by-step process in the next dollar up approach. Plus, all materials are provided in color and black-and-white to meet your individual student and classroom needs.

⭐️ Please see the preview for pictures and a more detailed explanation of the materials included in this money unit for special education classrooms.

What teachers are saying…

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “I have been planning a mini-unit for a student with a "next dollar" IEP objective, and was so glad to have found this fantastic resource! I love that it includes explicit instructions for teachers along with data sheets - such a time saver! The variety of materials included are so thorough and engaging. Can't wait to get started and see my student's progress!” - Shenanigans in SPED

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “Wow--so much in this packet for the price. The detailed directions and support for teaching are very helpful as are the data sheets. Appreciate the black and white as well as colored version. More to the point, the content is terrific and a clear, excellent way to teach dollar-up strategies along with a variety of ways to interact with the materials. This will be so helpful in my work as an occupational therapist working with teachers to teach planfully, sequentially, and through steady skill mastery. My first purchase from Christine (though I follow her blog and appreciate all she puts out there to the autism community) and I was not disappointed! A+” - Christine K 

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “This resource works perfectly for my students. I love the books that help to explain each step and the included data sheets make it easy to record their data.” - Lisa G. 

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This product is copyrighted to Autism Classroom News-Christine Reeve 2019 for use in one classroom. They may not be copied for additional classes without purchasing

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Total Pages
148 pages
Answer Key
Not Included
Teaching Duration
1 month
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