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IEL Tip Sheet

Title: Math Sense: Learning about Coins
Languages: English
Spanish Version: El sentido matemático. Aprendamos sobre las monedas
Polish Version: Matematyka na co dzień: Nauka o pieniądzach
Source of Publisher: Illinois Early Learning Project
Length of article: Short
Setting for which the article is intended: Home
Family Child Care
Child Care Center
Preschool Program
Intended Audience: Parents/Family
Keywords: Classroom Activities
Social Science
Age Levels:
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
Learning Areas: MATHEMATICS
Goals: 6. Demonstrate and apply a knowledge and sense of numbers, including numeration and operations.
7. Explore measurement of objects and quantities.
8. Identify and describe common attributes, patterns, and relationships in objects.
Learning Standards: 6.D. Compare quantities using appropriate vocabulary terms.
7.A. Measure objects and quantities using direct comparison methods and nonstandard units.
8.A. Explore objects and patterns.
Benchmarks: 6.D.ECa. Compare two collections to see if they are equal or determine which is more, using a procedure of the child’s choice.
7.A.ECc. Use vocabulary that describes and compares length, height, weight, capacity, and size.
8.A.ECa. Sort, order, compare, and describe objects according to characteristics or attribute(s).