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Federal Reserve Bank

The Story of the Federal Reserve: Middle School Lesson Plan

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
After reading the charming cartoon about the United States Federal Reserve, pupils often need to complete activities to retain their learning. The resource does a wonderful job of using class discussion and various written exercises to...
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Federal Reserve Bank

The Story of the Federal Reserve System

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Prevent the Federal Reserve System from becoming a dry topic for your middle and high schoolers by using an informative, engaging resource! The cartoon takes your class on a journey with aliens from the planet of Novus to observe the...
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Federal Reserve Bank

Once Upon a Dime

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The story of "Once Upon a Dime" starts like any other fairy tale, but it quickly becomes a story about the value of money and the economic system commonly used before it. Presented as a cartoon, the resource consists of dialogue between...
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Visa

Making it Work Together: Money and Roommates

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Balancing money and first-time roommates can feel like a daunting prospect. Support your class members in understanding how financial agreements between roommates function, as well as the underlying importance of how to communicate about...
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State of Michigan

Pre-K Mathematics

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Kick-start children's education with this pre-school math unit. Offering 31 different hands-on learning activities that develop young mathematicians' pattern and shape recognition, basic number sense, and much more, this is a must-have...
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Curated OER

All About Money

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Few topics engage young mathematicians as much as learning about money. Through a series of shared readings and hands-on activities, children explore the US currency system, learning how to count money and calculate change as they create...
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Worksheet
Federal Reserve Bank

Money and Inflation: A Functional Relationship

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is the difference between money and bartering, and how is money valued when considering inflation? Delve into the correlation between these fundamental components of economics with this detailed resource, which consists of reading...
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Scholastic

Study Jams! Making Change

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
This dreamy resource has little ones computing the change on the purchase of an ice cream cone. Mia describes each step in two methods: subtraction of decimals and counting up from the sale price.
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Scholastic

Study Jams! Compare Money Amounts

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Elementary money makers are walked through five steps to compare two different amounts. RJ speaks slowly as animations display his explanations. He compares the price of a New York magnet to the amount of money his cousin has on hand to...
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Lesson Planet Article
Curated OER

How to Practice Sensitivity When Teaching About the Lottery

For Teachers Higher Ed
To some, a simple game of chance might be considered a sin, or even something downright evil.
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DK Publishing

Real-life Word Problems, Part 5

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Bring these four word problems to your second grade class to reinforce addition, subtraction, and money math. The problems provide space to write out the proper equations, as well as separate areas to fill in the answers. Use these...
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Curated OER

Design a Coin

For Teachers K - 12th
Learners research a state and then design a quarter for it. They use dough or foil to create the coin! students explore state quarters that have already been issued by the U.S. Mint. Their quarter is for a state that hasn't had one...
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Curated OER

"The 1,000,000 Pound Bank Note" by Mark Twain

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Compare real events from Mark Twain's life to events in the story. Middle school readers identify point-of-view, its purpose, and its reliability by citing two examples. They describe the tone of the story using four examples and...
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Curated OER

By the Pound

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Agriculture surrounds us every day; incorporate measuring tools into a study of Oklahoma's agricultural industry! Small groups read an informational text (included) before visiting stations where they investigate prices of various...
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Curated OER

Simple Strategies

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Here is a fabulous lesson plan on problem solving strategies for your charges. In it, learners are presented with many excellent techniques they can use when faced with a multi-step math word problem. Some terrific blackline masters are...
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Curated OER

Musical Change

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Young learners record observations about different coin denominations and create a song about coins to the traditional song, "The Wheels on the Bus." This lesson is based on the Tennessee Quarter Reverse, and has all sorts of excellent...
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Curated OER

Fractions - Equal or Not

For Teachers 4th
A fabulous lesson on fractions awaits your young mathematicians. In it, learners are invited to explore the world of fractions by accessing websites that have educational activities and worksheets embedded in them. Some excellent,...
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Math Learning Center

Grade 2 Supplement Set A6 – Number and Operations: Money

For Teachers 2nd
Young scholars get familiar with money during this series of engaging math activities. A game has class teams accumulating money and using symbol and number cards to display their total amount correctly on a pocket chart. All the symbol...
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Curated OER

Alexander Used to Be Rich

For Teachers K - 2nd
Reading Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday, launches this instructional activity appropriate for children who recognize coins and have been introduced to coin values. Using addition and subtraction skills, the class tracks...
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Curated OER

Casting Coins

For Teachers 5th - 8th
This wonderful art lesson invites students to design and “mint” coins bearing their own symbols. A simple carving andcasting process using Blick Wonder-Cut®linoleum and modeling clay is described in the plan. Coins can be one or 2-sided,...
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Curated OER

Count Coins and Bills

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Lower graders recognize coins and paper money and understand its value. They participate in a variety of money problems to appreciate the value of money. Students add, subtract, chart and solve money problems.
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Curated OER

Money Review: Worksheet 1

For Students 3rd - 6th
Challenge your class to twelve multiple choice problems, where they must choose the sequence of money amounts that are correctly listed from least to greatest and vice-versa. There are also eight other problems for mathematicians to fill...
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Curated OER

Slowly But Surely

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
The US mint has created this fabulous lesson plan, which practices language arts and mathematics skills. Learners will use the provided worksheets and step-by-step instructions to experiment with different sentence structures, use...
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Curated OER

Quarter, Nickel, Dime....

For Teachers 4th - 6th
An engaging game called, "Quarter, Nickel, and Dime" is presented in this math lesson. Players are given an envelope with slips of paper that represent the three coins. In pairs, they play the game 18 times, and the whole class charts...