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Money (Grade 2)


Videos and songs to help Grade 2 students learn to solve word problems involving dollar bills, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies, using $ and ¢ symbols appropriately. Example: If you have 2 dimes and 3 pennies, how many cents do you have?

Common Core: 2.MD.7

Suggested Learning Target

  • I can identify and give the value of dollar bills, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies.
  • I can use $ (dollar) and ¢ (cents) symbol appropriately.
  • I can solve a word problem with dollar bills, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies.
  • I can identify both sides of currency
  • I can count money (dollar bills, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies)
  • I can count mixed sets of currency

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More Lessons for Grade 2

Common Core for Grade 2

Counting Money
Pennies, Nickels, Dimes, Quarters

10 Cents - Learn To Count Pennies, Nickels and Dimes

Counting Coins
Connor has 3 pennies and 1 nickel. Nicholas has 1 dime and 1 penny. How much money do they have altogether?

Yolanda buys a video game. She gets $0.46 back in change. Which group of coins shows exactly $0.46


Money Songs and Poems

2 dimes and a nickel- a money math song
This song covers the concept that 2 dimes and a nickel equals a quarter.

Coin song

Quarterrific: A Coin-Counting Song.

Learn Your Coins - Song.


Counting Coins lesson with a poem
Penny, penny, easy spent,
Copper brown and worth one cent.

Nickel, nickel, thick and fat,
You're worth 5 cents. I know that.

Dime, dime, little and thin,
I remember—you're worth 10.

Quarter, quarter, big and bold,
You're worth 25, I am told.

Half a dollar, half a dollar,
Giant size.
50 cents to buy some fries.

Dollar, dollar, green and long,
With 100 cents you can't go wrong.

4 quarters make a dollar!- a money math song.

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