Illuminations: Exploring Pennies and Dimes
Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

In this lesson children examine pennies and dimes and model subtraction as they listen to a children’s book.

Illuminations: How Many Ways?
Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

Children extend their investigation of the previous day to include nickels.

Illuminations: Trading For Quarters
Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

In this lesson, children listen to a poem about money, and then examine a quarter.

Illuminations: Modeling Prizes
Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

Children use pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters to model amounts to 70 cents.