Grade 1

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

Tyler has _____ dimes and _____ pennies. He has _____ cents.

- If he has 3 dimes and no pennies, he has 30¢.
- If he has 2 dimes and 7 pennies, he has 27¢.
- If he has 15¢, he might have 1 dime and 5 pennies or just 15 pennies and no dimes.
- We could make a table with the number of dimes and the number of pennies and the number of cents.

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