## Reflection: Intervention and Extension Adding Coins (Part II) - Section 3: Guided Practice

I have several students who struggle with adding coins.  To accommodate and challenge those students on their level during the guided practice game, I made the following adapatations:

1) I paired students with a student who was very fluent in this skill and could model how to count coins using a variety of strategies.

2) I had these students pick only five coins to count in attempts to limit their confusion.

3) I had these students start by simply adding groups of coins that were the same denomination (i.e: I had them skip count 5 dimes).  This allowed them to feel success with skip counting.  Then, when I added another kind of coin in they had more confidence in their skip counting and addition skills.

These adaptations enabled my struggling students to be successful at this game and to gain more confidence in accurately counting coins.

Differentiating Guided Practice Game
Intervention and Extension: Differentiating Guided Practice Game

# Adding Coins (Part II)

Unit 10: Money
Lesson 3 of 11

## Big Idea: Students build on the strategies they developed last lesson to add coins to determine a total. Students learn two ways to notate amounts less than \$1.00.

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Math, Money, Number Sense and Operations, Place Value, adding coins, strategy share
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### Caitlin Vaughan

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