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Title: Show Me the Money
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In this lesson, students identify coins, describe their attributes, learn their value, and count like coins. Students view an interactive web lesson that provides practice. Concepts are taught using songs, poems and games.
This lesson plan was created by exemplary Alabama Math Teachers through the AMSTI project.
Standard(s): [MA2015] (2) 21: Solve word problems involving dollar bills, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies, using $ and ¢ symbols appropriately. [2MD8]
Subject: Mathematics (K  2)
Title: Show Me the Money
Description: In this lesson, students identify coins, describe their attributes, learn their value, and count like coins. Students view an interactive web lesson that provides practice. Concepts are taught using songs, poems and games.
This lesson plan was created by exemplary Alabama Math Teachers through the AMSTI project.
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Title: Rockin' Around The Clock
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This lesson will introduce students to the clock and telling time to the hour.
This lesson plan was created by exemplary Alabama Math Teachers through the AMSTI project.
Standard(s): [MA2015] (2) 20: Tell and write time from analog and digital clocks to the nearest five minutes, using a.m. and p.m. [2MD7]
Subject: Mathematics (K  2)
Title: Rockin' Around The Clock
Description: This lesson will introduce students to the clock and telling time to the hour.
This lesson plan was created by exemplary Alabama Math Teachers through the AMSTI project.
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Title: It's About Time
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During this lesson students gain an understanding of an analog clock and a digital clock. Students watch a movie that explains the importance of time. Students make a clock, see how it works, and complete activities that demonstrate understanding of the concepts covered.
Standard(s): [MA2015] (3) 16: Tell and write time to the nearest minute, and measure time intervals in minutes. Solve word problems involving addition and subtraction of time intervals in minutes, e.g., by representing the problem on a number line diagram. [3MD1]
Subject: Mathematics (1  4), or Technology Education (K  2)
Title: It's About Time
Description: During this lesson students gain an understanding of an analog clock and a digital clock. Students watch a movie that explains the importance of time. Students make a clock, see how it works, and complete activities that demonstrate understanding of the concepts covered.
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Title: What To Buy?
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During this lesson students get to experience shopping through a slide show. They have to choose an item and then place the correct amount of money beside the item they wish to purchase. Students also practice counting money via the Internet.
Standard(s): [MA2015] (2) 21: Solve word problems involving dollar bills, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies, using $ and ¢ symbols appropriately. [2MD8]
Subject: Mathematics (2), or Technology Education (K  2)
Title: What To Buy?
Description: During this lesson students get to experience shopping through a slide show. They have to choose an item and then place the correct amount of money beside the item they wish to purchase. Students also practice counting money via the Internet.
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Title: My Favorite Time of Day
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This is a handson mathematics lesson for telling time to the hour. Students will use individual clocks with partners for guided practice. The assessment will be a writing/drawing activity incorporating the use of a computer for word processing purposes.
Standard(s): [MA2015] (2) 20: Tell and write time from analog and digital clocks to the nearest five minutes, using a.m. and p.m. [2MD7]
Subject: Mathematics (1  2), or Technology Education (K  2)
Title: My Favorite Time of Day
Description: This is a handson mathematics lesson for telling time to the hour. Students will use individual clocks with partners for guided practice. The assessment will be a writing/drawing activity incorporating the use of a computer for word processing purposes.
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Title: Tell Time to the Hour and Minute
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This lesson will teach students how to tell time by allowing them to use manipulative clocks and navigating the Internet. The students will even create their own clock to take home and demonstrate what they learned to their parents.
Standard(s): [MA2015] (2) 20: Tell and write time from analog and digital clocks to the nearest five minutes, using a.m. and p.m. [2MD7]
Subject: Mathematics (2), or Technology Education (K  2)
Title: Tell Time to the Hour and Minute
Description: This lesson will teach students how to tell time by allowing them to use manipulative clocks and navigating the Internet. The students will even create their own clock to take home and demonstrate what they learned to their parents.
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Title: We All Scream For Ice Cream!
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Students will learn the value of coins and a one dollar bill and to count coin combinations. This activity will provide them with a real world experience in which to practice these skills.
Standard(s): [MA2015] (2) 21: Solve word problems involving dollar bills, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies, using $ and ¢ symbols appropriately. [2MD8]
Subject: Mathematics (2), or Technology Education (K  2)
Title: We All Scream For Ice Cream!
Description: Students will learn the value of coins and a one dollar bill and to count coin combinations. This activity will provide them with a real world experience in which to practice these skills.
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Title: The Grouchy Ladybug Tells Time
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The students will use the book, The Grouchy Ladybug, by Eric Carle to tell time. They will also use manipulatives and will draw the clock hands to the appropriate times.
Standard(s): [MA2015] (2) 20: Tell and write time from analog and digital clocks to the nearest five minutes, using a.m. and p.m. [2MD7]
Subject: Mathematics (1  2), or Technology Education (K  2)
Title: The Grouchy Ladybug Tells Time
Description: The students will use the book, The Grouchy Ladybug, by Eric Carle to tell time. They will also use manipulatives and will draw the clock hands to the appropriate times.
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Title: The Grouchy Ladybug
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The students will thoughtfully listen to a story read aloud and comprehend the sequence of events. This lesson will culminate units completed in science and math and will incorporate literature, science, and math.
Standard(s): [MA2015] (2) 23: Draw a picture graph and a bar graph (with singleunit scale) to represent a data set with up to four categories. Solve simple puttogether, takeapart, and compare problems using information presented in a bar graph. (See Appendix A, Table 1.) [2MD10]
Subject: English Language Arts (1), or Mathematics (K  2), or Science (1), or Technology Education (K  2)
Title: The Grouchy Ladybug
Description: The students will thoughtfully listen to a story read aloud and comprehend the sequence of events. This lesson will culminate units completed in science and math and will incorporate literature, science, and math.
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Title: Making Change
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In this lesson, one of a multipart unit from Illuminations, students model prices mentioned in a children s book. Then they make change from a given amount by counting on from the price. Several pieces of literature appropriate for use with this lesson are suggested.
Standard(s): [MA2015] (2) 21: Solve word problems involving dollar bills, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies, using $ and ¢ symbols appropriately. [2MD8]
Subject: Language Arts,Mathematics Title: Making Change
Description: In this lesson, one of a multipart unit from Illuminations, students model prices mentioned in a children s book. Then they make change from a given amount by counting on from the price. Several pieces of literature appropriate for use with this lesson are suggested. Thinkfinity Partner: Illuminations Grade Span: K,PreK,1,2
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Title: Counting Back and Counting On
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This lesson, one of a multipart unit from Illuminations, focuses on the counting model for subtraction. Students model numbers as a counting book is read. They then make a chain of links and write in vertical and horizontal format the differences suggested by adding and subtracting one link at a time from their chains. Finally, they draw a chain showing one link being taken away and write in two formats the difference it represents.
Standard(s): [MA2015] (2) 20: Tell and write time from analog and digital clocks to the nearest five minutes, using a.m. and p.m. [2MD7]
Subject: Mathematics Title: Counting Back and Counting On
Description: This lesson, one of a multipart unit from Illuminations, focuses on the counting model for subtraction. Students model numbers as a counting book is read. They then make a chain of links and write in vertical and horizontal format the differences suggested by adding and subtracting one link at a time from their chains. Finally, they draw a chain showing one link being taken away and write in two formats the difference it represents. Thinkfinity Partner: Illuminations Grade Span: K,PreK,1,2
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Title: It's About Time!
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Kahoot Web Address URL:
https://play.kahoot.it/#/?quizId=c9562506ee884f90b33b7a3e69107833 Standard(s):
[MA2015] (2) 20: Tell and write time from analog and digital clocks to the nearest five minutes, using a.m. and p.m. [2MD7] Digital Tool Description: Kahoot is a website that creates fun quizzing games for students to play on their individual devices. This is a free website that allows teachers to input their own questions to insure students are learning the proper material. There are also many lessons already created that provide quick and easy access to interactive games for students.
Title: It's About Time! Digital Tool: Kahoot Digital Tool Description: Kahoot is a website that creates fun quizzing games for students to play on their individual devices. This is a free website that allows teachers to input their own questions to insure students are learning the proper material. There are also many lessons already created that provide quick and easy access to interactive games for students.
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Title: How Can Spare Change Make a Big Difference?
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Pennies, nickels and dimes can add up to a lot of money over time. Saving some pennies for a rainy day is always a good idea, and giving some of those pennies to a good cause can make you feel pretty good, too.
Standard(s): [SS2010] LWT1 (1) 10: Describe the role of money in everyday life.
Subject: CrossDisciplinary  Informal Education , Mathematics  Applied Mathematics , Mathematics  Number Sense , Social Studies  Civics , Social Studies  Economics , Vocational Education  Occupational Home Economics , Adult & Family Literacy  Citizenship , Adult & Family Literacy  Lifeskills Title: How Can Spare Change Make a Big Difference?
Description: Pennies, nickels and dimes can add up to a lot of money over time. Saving some pennies for a rainy day is always a good idea, and giving some of those pennies to a good cause can make you feel pretty good, too. Thinkfinity Partner: Wonderopolis Grade Span: K,PreK,1,2,3,4,5
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Title: How Can Spare Change Make a Big Difference?
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Pennies, nickels and dimes can add up to a lot of money over time. Saving some pennies for a rainy day is always a good idea, and giving some of those pennies to a good cause can make you feel pretty good, too.
Standard(s): [SS2010] LWT1 (1) 10: Describe the role of money in everyday life.
Subject: CrossDisciplinary  Informal Education , Mathematics  Applied Mathematics , Mathematics  Number Sense , Social Studies  Civics , Social Studies  Economics , Vocational Education  Occupational Home Economics , Adult & Family Literacy  Citizenship , Adult & Family Literacy  Lifeskills Title: How Can Spare Change Make a Big Difference?
Description: Pennies, nickels and dimes can add up to a lot of money over time. Saving some pennies for a rainy day is always a good idea, and giving some of those pennies to a good cause can make you feel pretty good, too. Thinkfinity Partner: Wonderopolis Grade Span: K,PreK,1,2,3,4,5
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Title: Celebrate the 100th day of school!
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As a class, students work in small groups to create a '' 100th Day'' book.
Standard(s): [MA2015] (5) 5: Explain patterns in the number of zeros of the product when multiplying a number by powers of 10, and explain patterns in the placement of the decimal point when a decimal is multiplied or divided by a power of 10. Use wholenumber exponents to denote powers of 10. [5NBT2]
Subject: Language Arts Title: Celebrate the 100th day of school!
Description: As a class, students work in small groups to create a '' 100th Day'' book. Thinkfinity Partner: ReadWriteThink Grade Span: K,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12

