Counting Coins (U.S.)
Aligned To Common Core Standard:
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
- Circle Values Step-by-Step Lesson- Circle the value that matches the value of the coins that are displayed.
- Guided Lesson - We move away from multiple choice here and ask for a free response from students.
- Guided Lesson Explanation - You can also provide the students with a coin value chart.
- Practice Worksheet - Half multiple choice and half open response.
- Matching Worksheet - Match the coins to their total value.
- Counting U.S. Money 5 Pack - This asks you to identify each and every value of the coins to find the totals.
- Counting Pennies and Dimes Lesson - We focus on those two coins only.
- Counting Pennies and Dimes Worksheet - A dime and penny set that gives you a good workout.
- Counting Pennies, Nickels, and Dimes Lesson - We throw nickels into the mix to make it a bit more interesting.
- Counting Pennies, Nickels, and Dimes Worksheet - Which of the two values is the total of these?
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.
Many problems here. Remind students that these are not scale. All of the assessments have not addressed that.
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.