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Students learn basic consumer money math.

 

 


ESTIMATING SUMS OF MONEY

Students will learn to estimate sums of money.


Teaching Objectives:

  • Students will learn to add those values.

  • Students will practice these skills in their independent work.


Suggested Grades:

Third Grade - Fourth Grade - Fifth Grade

 
 

 

ESTIMATING SUMS OF MONEY LESSON PLAN

 


Teaching Materials

  • Lesson - Estimating Sums of Money Lesson (see below for printable lesson).




Lesson Excerpt:

What does it mean to estimate?

To estimate is to find an approximate answer that makes sense.

We can estimate with numbers of all different values.

We can also estimate using money.  In fact, estimating with money is one of the most useful times to estimate.

We can estimate sums of money
Remember that a sum is the answer of an addition problem.
In this case, we will be finding the sum of money amounts.

Example
  $12.85 + $6.75 = _______

Here we are adding two money amounts.  We are going to estimate the sum of these two values.

Here are the steps to working through this problem:

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Lesson Printable Materials - Worksheets

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ESTIMATING MONEY

Estimating Sums of Money Lesson *

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