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site of the United States Mint. Lots of information
about how United States coins are made, interesting
historical articles, information about Mint programs,
and a super Kid's Section. Plan to spend some time
exploring this link!
Bank brings you this fun place for kids to learn about
money and banking. Follow along with each of the colorful
cartoon characters to explore some of the fundamentals
of money and banking.
of Money from Ancient Times to the Present Day
contains a chronology,, and a collection of essays
on various themes using information based on the book
on monetary history with the same title.
States Quarters from the United States Mint
our 50 states with the U.S. Mint's 50 State Quarters
Program. Thanks to this innovative ten-year program,
every 10 weeks you will see a new state's quarter
- released in the order the states joined the Union.
Every coin is unique, as is every state's design selection
process. To learn more about this exciting celebration,
check out this official page from the United States
States Commemorative Circulating Coin Program
in 1999, the design of the U.S. quarter will change.
Reverses of circulating quarters will be replaced
with designs representative of each of the fifty states.
Five State Quarters will be issued every year in the
order that they ratified the Constitution or were
admitted to the Union. This page is a collection of
links to information about the program.
The Sacagawea Dollar
adventures of this native American boy in an e-book
that includes history of the American West, written
by Liz Sonneborn. See a picture of the Sacagawea dollar
from the Smithsonian is home to coins, paper money,
and medals from all throughout the world.
for Common Cents
and a history of the penny. Learn why it's valuable
keep your cents
Plans and Units of Study
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.
is a wonderful online resource full of interactive
math activities. These specific pages teach skip counting
skills. Each page has an explanation, interactive
practice and challenge games about counting.
First School - Norfolk, U.K.
has some delightful interactive activities. Children
will enjoy the colorful graphics thoroughly and learn
valuable counting skills at the same time!
Add 1s or 10s to a number with the help of a friendly
Interactive practice adding 10 to a number using an
online 100 square.
Adding 10 to a number below 60.
Interactive practice counting by 10s using a duck shoot!
National Council of Teacher Mathmatics collection of
Electonic Examples includes
about Number Relationships and Properties of Numbers--Using
Calculators and Hundred Boards: Patterns to 100 and
Beyond" In this two-part example virtual hundred
boards and calculators furnish a visual way of highlighting
and displaying various patterns and relationships among
numbers. Using calculators and hundred boards together,
teachers can encourage students to communicate their
thinking with others. In the first part, Displaying
Number Patterns, the same patterns are displayed on
a calculator and on a hundred board simultaneously.
In this second part, Patterns to 100 and Beyond, students
examine number patterns, using a calculator to move
Productions - Animated Early Learning CD
an evaluation version of Animated Money - Teaches
coin recognition and math skills using US and Canadian
coins. The coins are scanned in to be highly recognizable.
Three types of games are provided: coin recognition
and adjustable level matching games (coins to amounts
and coins to coins). 10 matches earn a ticket to an
animated movie featuring clay animation, etc.
price for the complete collection is $35.00. Four
programs are included:
Words-a spelling program for children from pre-school
through first grade.
Money teaches coin recognition and math skills.
Clock for children from pre-school through third
teaches them to tell time in a variety of ways.
Memory Game-A concentration type game with animation.