# In this date lesson, the class sorts the years on 100 pennies

Subject:

Math

2, 3

Title – Penny Dates

By – Sharinna

Primary Subject – Math

Objective: SWBAT locate dates on money and arrange dates in chronological order.

Materials: pennies (100 pennies), a work sheet, Post-It notes, and pencils

Starter Question: What is your favorite year?

Mini Lesson: Explain to the class that every penny has a date on it; the year the penny was made. Demonstrate to the class how to find the date on a penny and then record it on a Post-It note. Write the date large enough to see from across the room. The students will all be given a penny so that they can look for the date and record it on the Post-It.

TASK: SWBAT have a work sheet made by you and record how many times the penny falls on their favorite year.

Note from LessonPlansPage.com:

Many students will pick the current year or their birthday year, so be sure to have many pennies from these “favorite” years to make the lesson more enjoyable.

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