Lesson Plan

Money Word Problems

Students will create a word problem with money.
Lacey H.
Classroom teacher
Faison Helen S Arts Academy
Pittsburgh, PA
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My Grades 2
My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Social Studies

Students will be able to...

  • identify the value of a group of coins 
  • write a money word problem
  • solve money word problems 
Grades 2
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1 Introduction

The teacher will have the students log on to their epic account on the iPad. Students are familiar with this app and know how to use it. They will find the book Money Matters: Counting Money and read it with a partner. 

2 Flocabulary Video

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Students will watch the flocabulary rap video about money. 

3 Creating word problems

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Students will create a word problem that is about adding coins. They will need to have at least two different values of coins in their problem to add together or they will need to have at least 9 coins that will be grouped together to determine the value. After creating their word problem they will share it through the classroom's google doc site. Students will pick three word problems and solve them. 

4 Conclusion

Activity: Presenting

As a whole group we will review each students word problem and solve it together.