Add Subtract Money

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Teach students how to add and subtract the decimal form of money with our Add Subtract Money Lesson Plan.  This lesson plan reinforces vocabulary and demonstrates how to convert money to a decimal form, and add and subtract the decimal amounts.  The interactive menu creation engages creativity while allowing additional practice and deepening understanding.  Allowing students to share about how they have spent or earned money broadens their generalization of the learned concepts.

Add Subtract Money Lesson Plan Includes:

  • Full Teacher Guidelines with Creative Teaching Ideas
  • Instructional Content Pages about Add Subtract Money.
  • Hands on homework activities giving students practice on determining the value and decimal for each coin and dollar amount, etc.
  • Answer Keys
  • Common Core State Standards
  • Many Additional Links and Resources
  • Built for Grades 2-3 but can be adapted for other grade levels.

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Description

Teach students how to add and subtract the decimal form of money with our Add Subtract Money Lesson Plan.  This lesson plan reinforces vocabulary and demonstrates how to convert money to a decimal form, and add and subtract the decimal amounts.  The interactive menu creation engages creativity while allowing additional practice and deepening understanding.  Allowing students to share about how they have spent or earned money broadens their generalization of the learned concepts.

Sample Classroom Procedure / Teacher Instruction

  1. Begin by explaining to the students that adding and subtracting money is important every day. Provide examples, like going to the store and buying things, or going to work and making money.
  2. While reading the content pages, review the amounts for each coin and dollars. Give students additional examples of money problems to help them understand adding and subtracting. Use the additional resources to enhance understanding.
  3. Have students practice converting money to decimals, and then adding and subtracting the decimals. Instructors should provide problems for students. Students can write their answers on whiteboards, come to the board to solve or write them on their own paper.
  4. Distribute the Activity page to students. Explain the directions and allow the students time to complete it.
  5. Distribute the Practice page. Reinforce vocabulary. Have students check their answers with a partner.
  6. Distribute the Homework page. Explain that the students need to either bring in or print out the menu that they used for their homework.
  7. Ask students to share about a time when they spent or earned money.
  8. Allow for responses and discussion.

Common Core State Standards: CCSS.Math.Content.2.MD.C.8, None for Grade 3

Class Sessions (45 minutes): 1 class

Additional Resources:

Want more math resources? Check out our other Math Lesson Plans!

Additional information

Grade Level

2nd Grade, 3rd Grade

Subject

Math

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A
11/12/2018
Asma

really good material

It was amazing.

WK
10/29/2018
Wendy K.
US

really good material

I thought it was a really well put together way to teach kids with money

CB
10/16/2018
Carmel B.
AU

Great resources!

Love the detail and resources on this website.

JH
09/04/2018
J. H.
US

add/subtract money

very detailed guide with real world problems.

ME
08/19/2018
MaryEllen E.
US

Looks good

The lesson looks good with just a curious cursory look over. I need to read it in more detail and see if it really will work for my little munchkin. I have not used it yeat