Hole In My Pocket
Students are excited about money. This site shows money from the origin of the coins and etc. until it is in their pockets. They can make connections from money in their pocket to spending it at the store.
2 Direct Instruction
Mathematics Grade 4
View NxG M.4.MD.2 use the four operations to solve word problems involving distances, intervals of time, liquid volumes, masses of objects and money, including problems involving simple fractions or decimals and problems that require expressing measurements given in a larger unit in terms of a smaller unit and represent measurement quantities using diagrams such as number line diagrams that feature a measurement scale. (CCSS Math.4.MD.2)
3 Guided Practice
This allows much independent practice.