Mystery Coin Value
Aligned To Common Core Standard:
Grade 4 Measurement - 4.MD.A.2
How to Count Groups of Coins - Counting money can be quite tricky especially when it comes to coins! The value of the coin doesn’t match the size of the coin, and we often get confused when we see a group of coins in front of us. But don’t worry, we have a few tips that will help you count coins easily! Here's what you have to do: Collect all the coins in your house. Start by sorting the coins individually. Make groups of the coins. Place the same coins in one group. For example, place all 5c in one group and place all 10c coins in another group. Count how many coins each stack holds. The easiest method is to count in bundles of five. Start with five, then ten, fifteen, and so on. It's quicker and easier. Write the number of coins in each stack on a piece of paper. This will help you remember the correct number. Total the amount by adding each stack value. You're done! These worksheets and lessons will help students start to think critically about the money values.
Printable Worksheets And Lessons
- Coin Money Bonds Step By Step Lesson- What's the value of the missing circle?
- Guided Lesson - A visual method for comparing money coming in versus money going out.
- Guided Lesson Explanation - Label the values of each coin is a great habit to get into.
- Coin Money Bonds 1 Practice - Number 3 throws everyone at first. Take your time and you will see it is easier than you first thought.
- Find the Missing Coin 1 - These explanations do chew up a lot of paper. There are a tremendous number of steps.
Sum of Value Sheets
These practice worksheets require you to compare sums of coins.
- Match Coins 1 - Draw a line to match the equivalent values of the coins.
- Match Coins 2 - These problems can be completed algebraically for advanced students.
- Find the Missing Coin 2 - Find the value of the missing coin. Write the value of each coin.
Money Bonds Worksheets
Students love these simple riddles. A good strategy is to give extra credit to students that can write the diagrams as word problems.
- Completing Dollar Money Bonds 1 - The amounts on the outside of each web add up to the total in the center. Write the correct coins in the empty circles.
- Completing Dollar Money Bonds 2 - Convert the values to match.
- Making Dollar Money Bonds 1 - Note: P: Penny, N: Nickel, Q: Quarter Dollar, D: Dime, H: Half Dollar.
- Making Dollar Money Bonds 2 - Complete the web. Each circle will have exactly one coin.
- Coin Money Bonds 2 - Each of the values on the outside of the coin value bond are added together to total the value in the center of the bond system.