T.I.P.S.

  • Lightbulb The student must be able to identify pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters. They must be able to determine the value of each coin and describe the relationship among them. They must be able to reason and justify their mathematical ideas and thinking.

Example

  • Read the following statements. You may need a pencil and paper.

     
    a)  Your mom said she will give you 1 nickel or 1 quarter. Which would you take, and why?
     

    b)  Beau thinks he has more money than Phillip. Is he correct? Why or why not?

     
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    c)  Emily says she has more money than Kelsey. Is she correct? Why or why not?
     
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  • 1.4 Number and operations. The student applies mathematical process standards to identify coins, their values, and the relationships among them in order to recognize the need for monetary transactions. The student is expected to:

    (A) identify U.S. coins, including pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters, by value and describe the relationships among them

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