What our Money Word Problems lesson plan includes
Lesson Objectives and Overview: Money Word Problems teaches students how to solve word problems that involve dollar bills, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies. Students will discover how important it is to be able to count money. Money is, after all, something they will deal with nearly every day. They will learn the values for quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies and how to show those values in decimal form. By the end of the lesson, they will be able to solve simple money problems easily.
There are two pages of content in this lesson. The first page reminds students how often they deal with money. The lesson displays each of the four major USD coins with their cent value beneath the pictures. Students will familiarize themselves with these amounts. Then you can walk them through some example word problems. There are four total. Each one will test they skills and gauge whether or not they grasp the concepts.
FOLLOW THE PROMPT ACTIVITY
You will need to gather empty food boxes and cans and write different prices on them. For the activity worksheet, students will answer the questions on the page using the empty containers. They can work individually or in pairs.
SOLVE THE PROBLEMS PRACTICE WORKSHEET
For the practice worksheet, students will work through six different word problems. Each problem will ask if the person has enough money to buy something. Students will circle either yes or no and then write the amount the person has. They will have space in each box to show their work.
COMPARE THE FRUIT HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT
The homework assignment lists four fruits with a certain value beneath each picture. Students will answer questions based on the values of the fruit. There are eight total questions for them to answer. Some of the question will require them to work through the problem. There is space at the bottom to use if they need it.
MONEY WORD PROBLEMS QUIZ
The quiz is a short assessment that involves a few questions related to a specific amount of money. The lesson displays a number of different coins with their values. Students will add them together and then figure out the answer to the questions.