Math - Topic 16
1st First Grade Math is Setting the Foundation for Learning!!!
Why Do We Need Money?
This is a teacher's tool, I think it is a great activity for co-parents to do with their children to help them understand how to use money responsibly.
Needs and Wants
Anchor Chart distinguishing between Needs and Wants
Spending And Saving
Here's an anchor chart that compares spending and saving.
Why Do We Need Money?
iPad Apps Available for Extra Practice
App: Money & Change Game HD Lite
Apps can be found in iTunes Store
Money & Change Game HD Lite
Place on the middle the amount of money requested to win. There are 3 levels of difficulty.
Children can learn how to count money as requested.
Fun, Instructional Videos
Links to Videos
Daily Counting Videos
How Our Economy Works: All About Earning and Spending Money
People work to earn money to satisfy their basic needs and wants. Help students understand the two, as well as the difference between goods and services. Explore a variety of jobs, including production and service workers, and introduce students to banks and the concept of saving money.
The Difference Between Wants and Needs
Two young friends wake up and find themselves on a desert island where the 'Genie of Wise Choices' lives. While there, the genie helps the children understand the importance of making good choices as they are faced with the difficult task of choosing between an essential need or a desired want. Water, food, clothing, shelter, and clean air are all introduced and discussed as your students learn about the difference between a need and a want.
TEKS Covered in Topic 16
By the end of this topic, students will have covered the following TEKS:
1.9 (A) define money earned as income .
(B) identify income as a means of obtaining goods and services, oftentimes making choices between wants and needs.
(C) distinguish between spending and saving
(D) consider charitable giving.
1.9 A, B, C, D are all new to first grade
Math Process Standards
(1) The student uses mathematical processes to acquire and demonstrate mathematical understanding. The student is expected to:
(A) apply mathematics to problems arising in everyday life, society, and the workplace;
(B) use a problem-solving model that incorporates analyzing given information, formulating a plan or strategy, determining a solution, justifying the solution, and evaluating the problem-solving process and the reasonableness of the solution;
(C) select tools, including real objects, manipulatives, paper and pencil, and technology as appropriate, and techniques, including mental math, estimation, and number sense as appropriate, to solve problems;
(D) communicate mathematical ideas, reasoning, and their implications using multiple representations, including symbols, diagrams, graphs, and language as appropriate;
(E) create and use representations to organize, record, and communicate mathematical ideas;
(F) analyze mathematical relationships to connect and communicate mathematical ideas; and
(G) display, explain, and justify mathematical ideas and arguments using precise mathematical language in written or oral communication.