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# Math Mammoth European Money

51 pages

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Math Mammoth European Money is a worktext that covers money-related topics usually encountered during grades 1-3. The book contains both textbook explanations and exercises, and is designed to be very easy to teach from, requiring very little teacher preparation (you do need to find practice coins before the lessons).

The PDF version of this book is enabled for annotation. This means that if you prefer, your student can fill it in on the computer, using the typewriter and drawing tools in Adobe Reader version 9 or greater.

The book starts with first-grade topics such as counting coins with cent-amounts and easy problems about change. For the most part, these lessons use "c" as a symbol for cents. I realize there is no official symbol for cents, but when young children are learning to count coins, it is much more natural to count them as cent-amounts, and not use the euro symbol such as in € 0.08 to mean 8 cents.

While these initial lessons use pictures for the coins, practicing with real coins is, of course, even better, and you should have real money on hand to practice with.

From there, the lessons advance toward second-grade, and finally to third grade topics, such as practicing with euro amounts, and figuring out total bills and change. Therefore, you can also let your child work the pages of this book in different time periods, and not go through it all at once, depending on your child's current level.

Making Change explains two basic ways of finding the change: counting up, and subtracting (finding the difference). This is all done with mental math. The next lesson also practices money problems using mental math.

In the last lesson we solve money problems by adding and subtracting money amounts vertically (in columns).

The book also cointains a list of money activities and games on the Internet.

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