Topic Mini-Research & Literature Activities
for the Topic of Math
This Topic Mini-Research & Literature Web Page was developed for Ms. Morgan's First Grade Class at J.L. Lomax Elementary School
Designed By: Marquitta Robinson, a Valdosta State University Preservice Teacher


"Money Magic"
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Go to fullsize image How many cents is a nickle worth?  The website will tell you how much different coins are worth.
Go to fullsize image What should you count all nickles and dimes by?  This site gives a review of different rules used when counting money.
Go to fullsize image If  I have 25 cents and I buy a piece of candy for 5 cents, how many cents do I have left?  This website is a fun sites that teaches how to buy things and recieve change.
Go to fullsize image How many cents is a quarter worth?  This website has a money song that tells how much each coin is worth.




stacks of coinsTopic Real -World Activitystacks of coins

Pretend that you are going to the Dollar Store with your family.  You have a dollar in coins to buy an item.  Draw and label the coins that you are going to use.
You can use this website for reference.




Steps for Topic Real-World Activity


1.  Get a sheet of white paper.
2.  Get some crayons or markers to draw with.
3.  Draw and label the coins you will use to make a dollar. 


Topic-Relate Literature Activity

numbers book

Author: John M. Patten, Jr.

  Topic Literature Activity
Using Critical Thinking Questions

1.  If you had a million dollars, what would you like to buy with it?   
2.  Why is money important and how do we use it everyday?




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VSU Student Topic Pages
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Topic Mini-Research  Lesson Plan
Topic Literature Lesson Plan