Learning Experience 1: First grade students will explore symbols of citizenship by researching the meaning of symbols on coins. Student will have the opportunity to present their money stories with a friend, create artistic representation of symbols on coins, explore how symbols represent our country and create symbols that represent who they are as citizens.
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills
1.4(A) Number Operations: The student applies mathematical process standards to identify coins, their values, and the relationships among them in order to recognize the need for monetary transactions. The student is expected to identify U.S. coins, including pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters.