Counting Pennies is a teacher/parent guided, educational beginning math lesson aligned to the Common Core Standards.

Appropriate for pre-school and elementary grades.

**Students will:**

• learn what a penny is and that it is equal to 1 cent

• understand adding pennies and totals

• create your own examples

**App Features:**

• instructional animation

• two levels

• score tracking for level assessment

INFORMATION FOR TEACHERS & EDUCATORS (USA)

**Learning Objectives:** Learn how to count by ones using U.S. currency (pennies)

**Grade Level(s): ** PK, K, 1, 2

(Dependent on student level)

**Common Core Standards**

**K.CC.1** Count to 100 by ones and by tens.

**K.CC.3** Write numbers from 0 to 20. Represent a number of objects with a written numeral 0-20 (with 0 representing a count of no objects).

**K.CC.4** Understand the relationship between numbers and quantities; connect counting to cardinality

**K.CC.5** Count to answer "how many?" questions about as many as 20 things arranged in a line, a rectangular array, or a circle, or as many as 10 things in a scattered configuration; given a number from 1 to 20, count out that many objects.

**K.OA.1** Represent addition and subtraction with objects, fingers, mental images, drawings2, sounds (e.g., claps), acting out situations, verbal explanations, expressions, or equations.

**K.OA.2 ** Solve addition and subtraction word problems, and add and subtract within 10, e.g., by using objects or drawings to represent the problem.

**K.OA.5 ** Fluently add and subtract within 5.