TEACHING LESSON PLANS ON MONEY
Lesson plans to teach basic and advanced money skills.
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Coins and Cents
ADDITIONAL MONEY LESSON PLANS (depreciated)
Saved is a Penny at 4.7% Earned You will develop two budgets, or
plans, to help you decide how to allocate your income.
About Consumer Privacy
Bingo Brown and the Language of Love
You Bogus- We know "making money" is hard but did you realize how
really complicated the actual process is?
vs. Renting Making decisions on buying vs. renting.
Change Today's lesson will sharpen your money counting skills and
introduce you to some new coins.
Face of Money In this lesson, you will play a game to guess which
objects have been used as money throughout history.
Coin identification. Correctly identify each coin and its assigned
Use the coins to arrive at the designated total marked on the envelops.
value. The students will
identify each coin and it's assigned value. The students will count money
with different coins up to totals of one dollar. The students will spend
money and keep track of how much money they are spending.
Budgeting Makes A Difference. Students are
given different amounts of money to see if they can figure out a budget and
compare and contrast what life is like now with a child and what life would
be like if they were older and had someone else to help them raise a child.
Change for a Dollar. Making change from a dollar is a
particularly difficult skill for first graders at my school.
of Credit Is using credit the same as paying with cash? Or by
check? Or by debit card?
I Have No
Money, Would You Take Wampum
Today's lesson will help you learn about how people
received goods and services before there were coins and paper money. You
will also see that this exchange called trade or barter is still used.
Price of Gasoline Really Too High Better hope you have a ride that
is fuel-efficient or get ready to feel the pain in your pocketbook because
you and your traveling buddies will face some of the highest gasoline prices
It's On Sale!
Unit on Coins Lessons on Pennies, Nickels, Dimes, Quarters, and
Identify and define the coins and their value.
Turkey- The Cost of Thanksgiving Dinner Have you ever wondered
what it costs to prepare a traditional Thanksgiving meal of turkey,
stuffing, sweet potatoes, pumpkin pie, cranberries, and other goodies?
Million Dollar Mission. - Students study exponential growth of money.
Topics include: Patterns, integers, multiplication, exponents, graphing.
several sites about money
Several teacher submitted lesson plans
use coins to practice their addition and subtraction skills.
What Money Does Throughout history, a wide variety of items have
served as money.
Mr. Popper's Penguins
Fun with counting Coins. The students will learn to match a
quarter, penny, nickel, and a dime to the amount specified throughout
activities. They will learn that we use these coins everyday of our lives.
By the end of the lesson, the students will be able to look at a coin and
tell what it is called and how much it is worth.
Off to Interactive Island Make choices about which goods to
buy given a limited income, Identify what was given up in making those
choices, Identify the opportunity costs of those choices, Identify the cost
and benefit of those choices.
In this lesson, you will explore what money is
and how it differs around the world. You will compare U.S. currency with
play money and with money around the world, and then design your own money.
Make Cents Penny activities.
Penny Estimate. Students will be able to
estimate how many pennies are in a jar.
Penny and Nickel Value. The learner
will identify the value of a penny and nickel; count groups of pennies and
Return of Sacagawea a new golden dollar coin bearing the image of
Sacagawea, began circulating last month.
Use Cash or Credit To use or not to use credit for a major
purchase is an important decision.
of Jack and the Bank Stalk the story of Jack and the Bean Stalk is
a good lesson about the importance of knowing about money and banks.
Time is Money. Students will learn what total cost means in this lesson.
The students will help set up the classroom like a store. Students will buy
items in the store, which will help them with addition and counting money.
of Money Suppose your brother or sister owed you $500. Would you
rather have this money repaid to you right away, in one payment, or spread
out over a year in four installment payments? Would it make a difference
Using Bank Services
What Would You Work Hard For Young children should begin to learn
about the concept of value and why some items are considered more valuable
Grocery Shopping with Money.
Money in Motion
Introduction: The Quiz: Money in Motion
Lesson 1: Depositing the Dough
Lesson 2: Credit - or?
Lesson 3: Check It Out
Lesson 4: Banking on the Future
Lesson 5: A Taxing Question
Standards and Benchmarks
Quiz Answer Key
Background & Definitions
Student Finance Guide
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