Module 14-Math KA - Course Guide

Module Overview:

In this module, students will learn about the penny and nickel. Students will identify an item that shares the characteristics of a given set.

Module Materials:

Lesson # Lesson Title Material(s)
1 The Penny pen or pencil;
2 Sorting in Sets pen or pencil;
3 The Nickel pen or pencil;

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 The Penny
  1. Count pennies.
  2. Explain what pennies are.
  3. Use the cents symbol.
2 Sorting in Sets
  1. Circle an item that shares the characteristics of a given set.
3 The Nickel
  1. Recognize and add nickels.

Module Key Words:

Key Words

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
1 The Penny 5 The Penny Assignment
2 Sorting in Sets 5 Sorting in Sets Assignment
3 The Nickel 6 The Nickel Assignment

Learning Coach Notes:


Module Guiding Questions:

When a student starts a lesson ask them questions to check for prior knowledge and understanding and to review concepts being taught. At the end of the lesson ask the questions again to see if their answer changes.

Lesson Title Question
The Penny
  1. How much is a penny worth?
  2. Describe what a penny looks like.
Sorting in Sets
  1. What are the different ways you can sort objects?
The Nickel
  1. How much is a nickel worth?
  2. What does a nickel look like?

Module Video Questions:

When a student watches a video take time to ask them questions about what they watched. Suggested questions for the videos in this module are listed here. Suggestion: Have the student watch the entire video first all the way through. Then have them watch the video a second time, as they watch it pause the video and ask the questions.

Lesson Title Video Question
Sorting in Sets Picture Book
  1. Which picture goes on the page of things that grow?
  2. Which picture matches the page of liquids?
  3. Which picture belongs on the weather page?
  4. Which picture belongs on the insect page?
The Nickel History of Money
  1. How did people get the things they needed before there was money?
  2. What does Barter mean?
  3. What were coins originally made out of?

Module Suggested Read Aloud Books:

Take time to read to your student or have them read aloud to you. Read a different book each day. While reading the book point out concepts being taught. You may purchase these books or find them at your local library. Suggested things to discuss while reading the book:

  • What is the main idea?
  • What are three things new you learned?
  • How does this book relate to what you are learning about?

# Book Author Lexile Level
1 Benny's Pennies Pat Brisson 440L
2 The Penny Pot Stuart J. Murphy 480L
3 Nickels Mary Hill

Module Outing:

Take some time to apply what your student is learning to the real world. Suggested outings are below.

# Outing