1. Topic-
Counting Money
2. Content-
Focus will be on counting money and making change
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1. Students can name the value of each coin (penny, nickel, dime, quarter)
2. Students will be able to count coins to a dollar
4. Objectives-
1. Students will have 80% accuracy
2. Students will score 8/10 on computer based work
3. Students will be able to demonstrate counting a dollar to any of the teachers present
5. Materials and Aids-
Dice, pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters, computer with Internet access, poster board with game instructions
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1. Introduction- let students know what the plan for the hour is
2. Remind students about behavior expectations (no mocking others, no yelling out the answers, etc.)
3. Remind students that many will struggle, but practice makes perfect!

B. Development-

1. Partner up the class in partners of 2 (specific list given by teacher regarding what is most beneficial to the learning environment, ex. G.R. Partnered with J.L.)

C. Practice-

1. Students will roll the dice and grab the coin that corresponds with the number they rolled
2. Students take turns rolling the dice, and the first partner to get to a value of 1.00 wins
3. Students will place this game multiple times (ex. best out of three)

D. Independent Practice-

1. One or two students at a time will be pulled independently from the lesson to work on an Internet change counting lesson
2. Aides/Co-teacher will help guide students through this portion and make sure they understand the set up
3. Teachers/Aides will roam and make sure students are playing correctly and grasping the concept of counting change to a dollar

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

1. Students have the options of using calculators during the game
2. Students have the option of using a calculator during their Internet session
3. Students will have the use of other teachers/aides to assist when they have questions

F. Checking for understanding-

1. Verbally assess each student, may be done with a para or co-teacher
2. Student will be given a worksheet to finish out the last portion of class time

G. Closure-

1. Students will return the change
2. Students will return the dice
3. The class will go over the worksheet, if time permits
4. Worksheets are turned in to be included with their weekly grade
7. Evaluation-
1. Students should have an 80% accuracy on Internet lessons
2. Students should be able to show an 80% accuracy on counting money

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