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ALEX Lesson Plans
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.

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.

Subject: Mathematics (1 - 4), or Technology Education (K - 2)
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.

Subject: Mathematics (2), or Technology Education (K - 2)
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.

Subject: Mathematics (1 - 2), or Technology Education (K - 2)
Title: My Favorite Time of Day
Description: This is a hands-on 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.

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.

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.

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.

Thinkfinity Lesson Plans
Subject: Language Arts,Mathematics
Description: In this lesson, one of a multi-part 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

Subject: Cross-Disciplinary - 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?      Add Bookmark
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

Subject: Language Arts
Title: Celebrate the 100th day of school!      Add Bookmark
Description: As a class, students work in small groups to create a '' 100th Day'' book.