Comparing Money Amounts


Have you ever wondered why a dime is worth more than a penny, even though the penny is larger? In this lesson, students will learn about the different values of coins and bills, and how to compare different amounts of money.

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If you’re looking for a way to help your students understand and compare different money amounts, this lesson plan is for you! Perfect for use in conjunction with other money-related lessons, this plan will ensure that your students have a firm grasp on the value of coins and bills. They’ll be able to see and use real-life examples of money in action, and you can be confident that they’ll come away from the lesson with a better understanding of how to compare different amounts.

Additional information


1st Grade, 2nd Grade



State Educational Standards

None for Grade 1 , LB.Math.Content.2.MD.C.8

Lessons are aligned to meet the education objectives and goals of most states. For more information on your state objectives, contact your local Board of Education or Department of Education in your state.