ESL Money Lesson Plan

Instructor: Kerry Gray

Kerry has been a teacher and an administrator for more than twenty years. She has a Master of Education degree.

This lesson plan will help teachers explain money and related terms to ESL students. Students will identify bills and coins, determine their value, and create a budget.

Learning Objectives

After this lesson, students will be able to:

  • identify money and its value
  • use terms related to money
  • create a budget

Length

This lesson will take approximately 45-90 minutes.

Curriculum Standards

ELP.9.12.9

Create clear and coherent grade-appropriate speech and text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.WHST.11-12.4

Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.11-12.3

Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.11-12.6

Acquire and use accurately general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.

Vocabulary

  • bill
  • buck
  • budget
  • cash
  • check
  • credit
  • coin
  • dime
  • dollar
  • money
  • nickel
  • penny
  • quarter
  • taxes

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