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## Counting Coins (U.S.)

#### Grade 2 Measurement - 2.MD.C.8

All About U.S. Coins - Many of us love to collect coins, don't we? It is undoubtedly one of the greatest joys to hoard a variety of currency in the form of coins. US coins having a great diversity in coins calls for collection. The US coins, first produced in 1792 when the US government confirmed the first mint at Philadelphia, involves different varieties and denominations. In the present-day, the United States produces a variety of these coins. Let's find out a list of these coins produced: 1. Penny (1 cent) 2. Half cents 3. Large cents 4. Small cents 5. Two Cents pieces 6. Three Cents 7. Half Dimes and Nickels (5 cents) 8. Dimes (10 cents) 9. Twenty Cents 10. Quarter dollar (25 cents) 11. Dime half a dollar (50 cents), and 12. Dollar coins. Though many of these coins lived for a very short period of time, they are a great contribution to the entire collection of US coins. The coins have some interesting prints on them featuring a back story. These lessons and worksheets help students learn how to count coins.

### Printable Worksheets And Lessons  #### Homework Sheets

These are heavy on examples to give students a foot test in the skill.

• Homework 1 - We have to add the two coins value in cents. As we know that 1 dime is equals to 10₵ and 1 nickel is equals to 5₵.
• Homework 2 - Count the coins and write the right answer on line.
• Homework 3 - We have to add the three coins value in cents.

#### Practice Worksheets

Many problems here. Remind students that these are not scale. All of the assessments have not addressed that.

• Practice 1 - Count the coins and write the right answer on line
• Practice 2 - We have to add the two coins value in cents.
• Practice 3 - I like to start by matching the coins to values.

#### Math Skill Quizzes

These mirror what we have seen on tests. We will make adjustments when the curriculum committee finally decides to make the coins sizes relative to each other.

• Quiz 1 - Put the coins all together.
• Quiz 2 - Where is the answer that you need.
• Quiz 3 - Count the coins and circle the right answer.