 ## Grade 2 Math: Money: Coins and Bills

### Value of Coins

In this lesson, students learn the value of all coins in the U.S. monetary system. These include the penny, the nickel, the dime and the quarter.

The problems in this lesson have two formats: 1) the student is given a coin and must write the value of the coin, and 2) the student is given a set of all four types of coins and must identify the type of coin specified.

### Counting Coins, Part 1

In this lesson, students learn how to determine the value of a group of coins when each coin is of the same type. The coins are either pennies, nickels, dimes, or quarters.

The student is given a group of coins and must enter the total value of those coins.

### Counting Coins, Part 2

In this lesson, students learn how to determine the value of a group of coins when the group includes coins of different types, including pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters. They learn how to find the value of the coins by starting with the largest coin, then counting by the value of each coin.

The student is given a group of coins and must enter the total value of those coins.

### Equivalent Coins

In this lesson, students learn how to find a group of coins that have the same value as a given coin. The given coin is a nickel, a dime or a quarter. The coins used to create an equivalent amount include pennies, nickels, dimes, and/or quarters.

The student is given a coin, and must select a group of coins that have the same value.

### Counting Coins and Bills

In this lesson, students learn how to find the value of a group of coins and bills, including bills valued at one dollar, five dollars, ten dollars, and twenty dollars and the four possible coins. They learn to find the value of the bills first, by counting on by the value of each bill, starting with the largest valued bill. They continue by counting on by the value of each coin.

The student is given a set of bills and coins and must enter the total value of the bills and coins together.

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