Ch 26: 3rd Grade Math: Money

About This Chapter

The Money chapter aims to teach 3rd grade students about the concept of money. The short, easy-to-follow video lessons in this chapter focus on coins and bills as well as the addition, subtraction and multiplication of money. A chapter examination is included that measures students' retention of the material.

Money - Chapter Summary

Teachers can use the video lessons in this Money chapter to teach their students to solve word problems involving the identification of different forms of money and the comparison of money amounts. The chapter also consists of self-assessment quizzes.

Chapter Lessons and Objectives

Lesson Objective
Coins: Number Value and Letter Name In this lesson, students learn the names of coins and what they are worth.
How to Find the Missing Coin Students complete examples to demonstrate their understanding.
Adding and Subtracting Money Amounts Throughout this lesson, students complete addition and subtraction word problems and examples.
Multiplying Money by Whole Numbers and Decimals Teachers show their students how to work with decimals and whole numbers.
Comparing Two Sets of Money Students learn to determine the greater value when comparing two sets of money.
Solving Word Problems with Money Instructors teach students how to use bills and coins to solve math problems.

6 Lessons in Chapter 26: 3rd Grade Math: Money
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Coins: Number Value & Letter Name

1. Coins: Number Value & Letter Name

Learn about the coins that we use to purchase things in the United States, including the value of each type of coin, the name of each type of coin, and what each coin looks like.

How to Find the Missing Coin

2. How to Find the Missing Coin

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can solve missing coin problems. Learn what mathematical operations you should use to figure out what kind of coin you are missing.

Adding & Subtracting Money Amounts

3. Adding & Subtracting Money Amounts

Some people say money makes the world go around, but as this lesson demonstrates, money gets added and subtracted, just like anything else. Using the example of an allowance, we'll see how adding and subtracting money is really quite simple.

Multiplying Money by Whole Numbers & Decimals

4. Multiplying Money by Whole Numbers & Decimals

Want to find out how much you and your friends can spend on a party if you all have the same amount of money? Or maybe you'd want to buy investments one day in hopes of being rich! In either event, you'll need to know how to multiply money.

Comparing Two Sets of Money

5. Comparing Two Sets of Money

In this lesson, you will be comparing two sets of money. You'll learn how to use circles and scrap paper to find the amount of money in each set, as well as everyday math symbols to write an equation for the money sets.

Solving Word Problems with Money

6. Solving Word Problems with Money

Using money is an important skill that you'll use your whole life. Nearly every transaction that you do that involves money can be thought of as a word problem. In this lesson, you'll learn how to solve word problems that involve money.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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