This lesson plan incorporates the use of real coins. The objective of this plan: "Students will recognize a cent, nickel, dime, quarter, Golden dollar, and will be able to identify the value of each coin." This lesson plan can be implemented in the Money Matters Unit.
This unit, published by the US Mint Association walks young learners through the basics of counting and using small U.S. coins. Keywords students will learn include: addition, coins, counting, dime, money, nickel, penny, value. This is a math-driven unit.