Grade: K-3 Subject: Math
1. Topic-
Learning to Use Money.
2. Content-
To be able to use "fake money" to be able to purchase groceries from a brochure, and also being able to problem solve which real life situations.
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1.To be able to count money.
2.To be able to figure out how much needs to be paid.
3.To be able determine how much change they will receive.
4. To apply what they have learned to real life situations.
4. Objectives-
1.To be able to determine how much money they have.
2.To determine what products they can purchase from a list.
3.To be able to determine how much money they need to pay, How much they are going to pay and how much change they will receive.
5. Materials and Aids-
Grocery Store Ads
"Fake Money"
Counting Manipulatives
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1.We will use "fake money" to purchase groceries and to figure out how much money we need if we have enough and if so how much change we will have.

B. Development-

1.Students will receive a store ad and will also receive $20 in "fake money" with this they will shop for different groceries and determine what all they want to buy and how much money they will have left over.

C. Practice-

1.The students would review different grocery store ads to determine which products they would like to purchase.
2. Determine how much they would spend and how much money they would need.

D. Independent Practice-

1.They would have a worksheet with different products and they would have to choose 3 products that they would be able to purchase with $10.
2.They would also explain how much change they would receive if any.

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

1.Using Manipulatives
2.Working in Groups
3.Being able to use a calculator.

F. Checking for understanding-

1.I would ask questions to the class in a group. For example: "What did you learn from the lesson?", "When will you be able to apply the learned skills?", "Will you be able to pay for other things using this same information?"
2.They would then have a short assessment on money.

G. Closure-

1. Explaining to them that they can apply the information learned to other situations that involve money.
7. Evaluation-
1.Following up with different ads the following week to make sure they were able to grasp the idea of using money to purchase things.

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