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Exploring Money with 5th & 6th classes Learning Path

By PDST

This learning path, suitable for 5th & 6th classes, supports the exploration of money through a series of challenges, tasks and activities.
7 resources in this Learning Path

1

Design a Space themed theme park

http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/m...unar_Theme_Park_expandedbooklet.pdf Added: 24 Jul 2015 Contributor: Donna McNulty Resource type: Presentation / Project

Use the information to design and graph your very own space themed theme park.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
Mathematics

Strand: Data

Strand unit: Representing and interpreting data

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • use data sets to solve problems

Suggestions for use: To represent data on graph paper

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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2

Maths eyes: Peggy Goes Shopping

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/31951/31693.pdf Added: 23 Mar 2020 Contributor: Mairead Holden Resource type: Activity

How important is a decimal point? In this short story "Peggy goes shopping", we learn about the importance of place value and number sense.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
Mathematics

Strand: Measures

Strand unit: Money - Euro

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • rename amounts of euro or cents and record using symbols and decimal point
  • rename amounts of money as euro or cents and record using e symbol and decimal point
  • solve and complete one-step problems and tasks involving the addition and subtraction of money
  • solve and complete practical one-step and two-step problems and tasks involving the addition, subtraction, multiplication and simple division of money

Suggestions for use: Children should be encouraged to read and discuss this short story in order to make sense of where the decimal point is missing.

Asset type: Document
Language: English
Rights: Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons
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3

Money Conversion

http://www.sess.ie/sites/default/fi...heet_9_euro_sterling_conversion.pdf Added: 07 Sep 2017 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Worksheet

A worksheet encouraging students to change various Euro amounts into sterling using the today's exchange rate. Space is provided for students to show their calculations. Worksheet from the SESS website.

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LCA Mathematical Applications
JC Mathematics
5-6 Mathematics
JC L2LP

How it maps to the curriculum

LCA
Mathematical Applications

Strand: Module 1 - Mathematics for Living

Strand unit: 5. House & Home Mathematics

JC
Mathematics

Strand: 2. Numbers

Strand unit: 2. Equivalent Representation of Rational Num.

5-6
Mathematics

Strand: Measures

Strand unit: Money - Euro

JC
L2LP

Strand: Numeracy

Strand unit: 01. Managing Money

Asset type: Document
Language: English
Rights: Attribution-Noncommercial Share Alike Creative Commons
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4

World History of Money

http://www.ex.ac.uk/~RDavies/arian/amser/chrono.html Added: 31 May 2007 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

A chronological timeline of money. There are numerous entries which cover more than enough for any money project.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
Mathematics

Strand: Measures

Strand unit: Money - Euro

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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5

Calculating VAT - Percentages

http://www.sess.ie/sites/default/fi...ey_worksheet_12_calculating_VAT.pdf Added: 07 Sep 2017 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Worksheet

A worksheet encouraging to calculate VAT. Students need to know how to calculate percentages prior to looking at VAT calculations. Worksheet is from the SESS website.

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LCA Mathematical Applications
JC Mathematics
5-6 Mathematics
JC L2LP

How it maps to the curriculum

LCA
Mathematical Applications

Strand: Module 1 - Mathematics for Living

Strand unit: 4. Fractions, Decimals, Percentages & Ratio

JC
Mathematics

Strand: 2. Numbers

Strand unit: 2. Equivalent Representation of Rational Num.

Suggestions for use: Percentages

5-6
Mathematics

Strand: Number

Strand unit: Decimals & Percentages

JC
L2LP

Strand: Numeracy

Strand unit: 01. Managing Money

Asset type: Document
Language: English
Rights: Attribution-Noncommercial Share Alike Creative Commons
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6

PDST Workshop 2 - Place Value

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/31516/31252.pdf Added: 18 Dec 2019 Contributor: PDST Resource type: Game / Guide/notes

Instructions for six stations relating to place value. Base 10 game involves a place value mat and dice. Catalogue trail involves calculating money, profit and loss. Make 4.25 involves working out values with decimals. Nice or Nasty, Win a One and Ring involve problem solving. Devised by PDST advisors.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
Mathematics

Strand: Number

Strand unit: Place Value

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • identify place value in whole numbers and decimals
  • identify place value in whole numbers and decimals

Suggestions for use: Print and display on each station. Use as a guide as to what to do.


Strand: Number

Strand unit: Decimals & Percentages

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • solve problems relating to profit and loss, discount, VAT, interest, increases, decreases
  • use percentages and relate them to fractions and decimals

Suggestions for use: Print and display on each station. Use as a guide as to what to do.

Asset type: Document
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

7

Measures Handbook - PDST Numeracy

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/19602/19325.pdf Added: 24 Oct 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Handbook

This manual has been designed by members of the Professional Development Service for Teachers. The aim of this Teacher’s Handbook is to assist teachers in teaching the strand of Measures (infants to 6th
class). This comprises the Strand Units of Length, Area, Weight, Capacity, Time and Money. This resource is
intended to complement and support the implementation of the Primary School Mathematics Curriculum
(PSMC) rather than replace it.

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How it maps to the curriculum

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1-2
3-4
5-6
Mathematics

Strand: Measures

Suggestions for use: Teachers should use the handbook as an instructional framework advocating methods of eliciting, supporting and extending higher-order mathematics skills such as reasoning; communicating and expressing; integrating and connecting; and applying and problem solving

Strand: Measures

Suggestions for use: Teachers should use the handbook as an instructional framework advocating methods of eliciting, supporting and extending higher-order mathematics skills such as reasoning; communicating and expressing; integrating and connecting; and applying and problem solving

Strand: Measures

Suggestions for use: Teachers should use the handbook as an instructional framework advocating methods of eliciting, supporting and extending higher-order mathematics skills such as reasoning; communicating and expressing; integrating and connecting; and applying and problem solving

Strand: Measures

Suggestions for use: Teachers should use the handbook as an instructional framework advocating methods of eliciting, supporting and extending higher-order mathematics skills such as reasoning; communicating and expressing; integrating and connecting; and applying and problem solving

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Language: English
Rights: Attribution-Noncommercial Share Alike Creative Commons
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