Grade 2

Share the Headline Story with the class. Encourage children to think of interesting ways to complete the story.

I have 7 coins. Each coin is a penny or a dime. I could have _____ cents if I have _____ dimes and _____ pennies.

- I could have 70 cents if I have 7 dimes and 0 pennies.
- I could have 7 cents if I have 0 dimes and 7 pennies.
- I could have 61 cents if I have 6 dimes and 1 penny.
- I could have 16 cents if 1 dime and 6 pennies.
- We could make a table of all possible coin combinations.

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