Students read Amy Axelrod's Pigs Will Be Pigs: Fun With Math and Money and calculate how much money the pigs in the book spend. They then decide how to spend remaining money at a restaurant and make posters to illustrate their food orders.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday
Using money as a context for teaching basic arithmetic is an excellent strategy for engaging young mathematicians. Following along with a class reading of the children's book Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich last Sunday by Judith Viorst,...
1st - 3rd Math CCSS: Designed