1. Topic-
 Counting Money- coins Pennies & Nickels
2. Content-
 Counting coins
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
 1.To make students more independent with currency. 2.Students will be able to count change from purchases and detect errors.
4. Objectives-
 1.Students will know the value of pennies and nickels. 2.Students will count combinations of coins(1c & 5c), with 90% accuracy. 3.Students will add coin amounts to 10c.
5. Materials and Aids-
 -Large cardboard coins. -Real pennies & nickels -paper wallets -mini-white boards -worksheets
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

 1.Teacher demonstrates making a purchase & counting change. 2. Essential Question:How can I tell if I got the right change back? 3. Review coins-use lg. coins on board

B. Development-

 1. Make combinations with pennies and 1 nickel with lg. coins- ask students for answers-write on mini white-boards-check for correct answers 2.Have students model coin combinations with real coins at desk. IA's check 3.

C. Practice-

 Have individual students come to board make combinations for students to model and count.

D. Independent Practice-

 Coin counting worksheets. 2 for practice with 1 for homework -data taken upon review-# correct out of 10 Adapt evaluation according to abilities-

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

 1.Use assisted scanning with Maya 2.Scaffold Carisma & Rodney 3.use twin talk with Alan,Carisma, Rodney & Maya if needed 4. Use communication binders or Quik-talk-9 for numbers to 10.

F. Checking for understanding-

 1. Teacher and IA's provide almost constant feedback for students during lesson. -repetitive practice, reinforcement and varied experience. - correct errors by counting with student. -Teacher made assessment after Day 4. After brief review on day 4 of 1c & 5c, evaluate each student with teacher made test with 10 items. 2.adapt for Carisma, Rodney and Erica- David, Michael (?)

G. Closure-

 1. Wallet coin counting-IA puts coin amt. in wallet, students count it-check for correctness Review coin names & values w/lg. coins
7. Evaluation-
 1.Teacher made test with 10 items-cointing 1c & 5c 2.Record data
8. Teacher Reflection-
 Discuss needs in individual students Discuss possible adaptations or special tool needed-i.e. Folder game, computer activity (Softschools.com) coin names & value

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