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Money – Resources for Teachers

Reinforce money skills and concepts, with these printables, lesson plans, and quizzes for your mathematics class. The topics learned will help your students in practical, real-life situations now and in the future. Included you'll find lesson plans about the monetary system of ancient civilizations, daily warm-ups for all grade levels, cost-evaluation exercises to build your students awareness of budgets, printable sheets of dollars and coins, activities for holidays like Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas, quizzes, and much more!

Printables for Grades Pre-K–2

Money Printable Book (K-4)
Money: Critical Thinking (Gr. 1)
My Christmas Wish List
Time, Money & Measurement Printable Book (Grades K-4)
Working With Coins II
Piggy Bank Problems
More Money Printables, Grades Pre-K–2

Printables for Grades 3-5

Money: Printable Dollar Bills
Birthday Party Budget: Excel Exercise
Math Warm-Up 149 for Gr. 5 & 6: Measurement & Geometry
Understanding the Stock Market
Math Warm-Up 150 for Gr. 5 & 6: Measurement & Geometry
The Value of Money
Back to School Shopping Trip: Excel Exercise
More Money Printables, Grades 3-5

Printables for Grades 6-8

World Currencies: Exchange Rate Word Problems
Money: Decision Making (Gr. 6)
Summer Vacations
Life Skills: Decision Making (Gr. 6)
Math Warm-Up 76 for Gr. 5 & 6: Operations
Math Warm-Up 218 for Gr. 5 & 6: Algebra, Patterns & Functions
Math Warm-Up 61 for Gr. 5 & 6: Operations
More Money Printables, Grades 6-8

Lesson Plans

Are All Pennies Created Equal?
Go on a Building Tour
Chinese Yuan
An Expedition to Egypt
The United States Commemorative State Quarter Program
Hawaii Commemorative Quarter


Money Quiz
Money Magic Quiz

Coin & Bill Recognition

Money: Printable Dollar Bills

Art & Money Connected

Coin Creations
Rickshaw Girl Discussion & Activity Guide
Canadian Dollar Coins

Holiday Money Activities

Money-Saving Tips for Teachers
Solve It in Yuan
Shopping for Thanksgiving Math
Basket of Eggs
A Pot of Gold
Leprechaun Fives
Patty's Pot O' Gold
Popular Energy, Power & Electricity Resources
How Much Is the Easter Basket?

Reading & Language Arts & Money Connected

An Expedition to Egypt Vocabulary
Money Similes
The Coin Counting Book Activity
Canadian Bilingual Currency Activity
Australian Currency – Bank Notes
Winning the Lottery
Your Own World Bank Loan
Buy Nothing Day
Defining Economic Terms

History & Money Connected

An Expedition to Egypt Rubric
Bank Information
Australian Currency – Coins
Classroom Trading Post
Lewis & Clark Trading Post

Social Studies & Money Connected

Money Around the World
An Expedition to Egypt – Worksheet
Check It Out!
Money Doesn't Grow on Trees: It Grows in a Bank
Who's Who of American Coins
United States Currency
Break the Bank
More Money Resources for Social Studies

Science & Money Connected

Best Buy on Pets
Alligator Snacks
Holding a Fundraiser: Money for a Good Cause

More Mathematics Resources

Math Teacher Resources
Graphs & Charts – Teacher Resources
Measurement & Time Teacher Resources
Geometry Teacher Resources
Addition & Subtraction Teacher Resources
Decimals, Fractions, & Percentages – Teacher Resources
Estimation, Probability, & Statistics Resources for Teachers
Algebra Teacher Resources
Multiplication & Division Resources for Teachers


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Teaching with Comics: Galactic Hot Dogs
Reach reluctant readers and English-language learners with comics! Our original teaching guides to the Galactic Hot Dogs comic series (chapters 1-4 and 5-8), as found on Funbrain.com (and now in print!), will take students on a cosmic adventure while engaging their creative minds. Plus, find even more activities for teaching with comics, featuring many other classic stories.

August Calendar of Events
August is full events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: Friendship Day (8/2), President Obama's Birthday (8/4/1961), Astronaut Neil Armstrong's Birthday (8/5/1930), International Art Appreciation Day (8/9), International Youth Day (8/12), Aviation Day (8/19), Tooth Fairy Day (8/22), International Day for Remembrance of Slave Trade & Its Abolition (8/23), and Women's Equality Day (8/26). Plus, celebrate Back to School Month and Get Ready for Kindergarten Month all August long!

Back to School Headquarters
August is Back to School Month and many of you will be returning to the classroom very soon. Feeling unprepared? We have you covered! Check out our very best resources and advice for New Teachers (applicable for the new and experienced), as well as Bulletin Board ideas, Open House materials, and general Classroom Management tips for a successful new school year.

Poptropica Teaching Guides
Poptropica is one of the Internet's most popular sites for kids—and now it's available as an app for the iPad! It's not just a place to play games; each of the islands featured on the site provides a learning opportunity. Check out our teaching guides to four of Poptropica's islands: 24 Carrot Island, Time Tangled Island, Mystery Train Island, and Mythology Island.

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