As second graders deepen their understanding of value, money will take an important place in the math curriculum. You can help teach kids the value of coins with this guided money lesson, designed by our team of curriculum experts. The lesson features targeted instruction and helpful exercises that provide practical real-life examples for kids to use in practicing this skill.
We know that exposure and repetition are very important when teaching students to recognize coins and identify their values. Use this hands-on lesson that can be used alongside Counting Coins or as an independent lesson!
Use this worksheet to support your learner as they use their reading skills in math. They will read word problems and identify the important information. With this skill, they are sure to gain a better grasp on how to solve word problems!
Sin-Ku had 94¢ and bought a cookie for 75¢ from the bake sale. How much money did he have left? This worksheet encourages students to use the part-part-whole concept (number bonds) to solve subtraction word problems about money.
Aid your second graders in applying their knowledge of money to the real world with these word problems that will use their knowledge to solve typical life problems. Students can practice identifying money, adding values, making change, and more! Activities allow your your students to work together, while worksheets let them test their knowledge individually. Struggling students should start with our first grade money word problems resources.
Money Matters: Second Grade Money Word Problem Resources
As enriching as some subjects are, second-graders may not take their lessons in Greek myths or bug anatomy with them in the future. But knowing how to count and exchange money will always be useful. Education.com’s library of resources on money word problems is complete with an array of printable worksheets, stimulating online games, and other efficient tools for teachers and parents’ toolkits.
Money equations are best represented as word problems. A handful of curated lesson plans sufficiently explain how to translate real-life money scenarios into equations. For example, the What’s the Problem? lesson plan gives step-by-step instruction that includes a topic introduction, explicit teacher modeling, guided practice, independent working time, and differentiation. The full lesson plans give confirmation students will understand the basics of money.
For playful learning, students can go fishing for loose change in the Identifying Coins: Couch Fishing game. The lively challenge familiarizes kids with the look and worth of American change. The Shopping with Penelope the unicorn game teaches kids how to add up money by helping the magical creature at the cash register.
Educators can browse the multitudes of worksheets with visually-appealing graphics, highly-rated hands-on activities and other resources so second-graders can make sense of dollars and cents.