Makes Cents to Me Now" from Core Knowledge
Length of Unit: 2 Weeks
earn, save, spend and learn about money. Children
are taught the Coin Song and Money Song which both
teach the value of each coin and their equivalencies.
The objectives taught during this unit consist of:
coin and bill identification, coin and bill values,
equivalencies, counting money, and applying money
in everyday situations. Many useful resources are
incorporated in this unit. Children learn the value
of each coin by using 1 x 1 inch grid graphing paper.
This concept helps illustrate the value of a dollar.
Money, Money!" from Core Knowledge
Length of Unit: 11 Lessons
this unit, children will learn money concepts as described
in the Core Knowledge sequence, such as: identifying
coins, coin values, and that equal amounts can be
reached through different coin combinations. We will
build on these concepts through hands-on explorations,
activities, and integration of the Core Knowledge
sequence and other literature.
Money, Money! - An Interactive Unit
WebQuest developed by Colette McGrew - INMD 410 -
On-line Instructional Unit Product Design - Northeastern
introduces children to the concept of money as a measure
of value and a means of exchange. They will be exploring
the different forms of money, how money works and
the role of money in people's lives and businesses.
Their minds will be stimulated to think about the
role money has played in people's lives in the past
and how it continues to affect people's lives today.
They will be accessing information using the latest
form of technology, the computer and the World Wide
Unit - Grade 5 - by Sandie Andrews
this unit students will be involved in manipulative
hands-on activities. Most activities will be set up
in stations where students rotate at their pace. This
will allow for independent learning as well as group
work and peer teaching. The underlying concept of
all the activities is problem solving. The problems
are developed to challenge students based on abilities,
to motivate based on interest, and to be meaningful
to the students' lives: connecting mathematics to
real life situations. Such an approach of allowing
students to interact with peers and materials and
using their own experiences to learn makes the experience
meaningful, as well as developing a positive attitude
to mathematics and promoting students to become life
Minute" Lesson Plans - from the National Council
on Economic Education
of short lesson plans from the National Council of
Economic Education. The collection includes ideas
for all grade levels from Kindergarten through Grade
12. You can browse the EconEdlink online lessons by
Title, Grade, Standard, or Lesson Plan Type.
Patricia Knox - Online Museum Educators 2001