Counting Pennies is a teacher/parent guided, educational beginning math lesson aligned to the Common Core Standards.
Appropriate for pre-school and elementary grades.
• learn what a penny is and that it is equal to 1 cent
• understand adding pennies and totals
• create your own examples
• 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.