Scarlett and Yasin go on holiday with their families to the seaside during the school holidays. Help them to buy different items throughout the day by counting money in pence.
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Discussion points for teachers
1. How much do they each have? Discuss methods of counting the coins.
Discuss counting the tens first and then the ones. Discuss the value of the coins in Yasin’s hand. Discuss the value of the coins in Scarlett’s hand.
Yasin – 10p + 20p + 20p + 5p + 5p + 2p + 1p = 63p; Scarlet – 10p + 10p + 20p + 2p + 1p +1p = 44p
2. Who has got the most money? Complete the comparison statement below.
Discuss who has the most money. Discuss how we can do the comparison statement either way around depending on which symbol we use.
Yasin has the most money. 63p > 44p or 44p < 63p
3. Which ice cream can Yasin afford? Which ice cream can Scarlett afford?
Discuss how much money Yasin has for an ice cream by counting the tens and then the ones. Discuss how much money Scarlett has for an ice cream by counting the tens and then the ones. Discuss which of the ice creams on the board they can afford.
Yasin – ice cream 3. Scarlett – ice cream 4.
4. Which bucket and spade can Yasin and Scarlett afford using the money shown?
Discuss adding the different combinations of bucket and spade. Discuss how we can write the combinations down one at a time to work out which they can afford. For example: red bucket + red spade, red bucket + blue spade, red bucket + yellow spade.
Red bucket and blue spade or blue bucket and yellow spade.
5. Help Yasin and Scarlett to work out which size cone of chips they can afford so that they do not have any money left.
Discuss the value of the coins in Yasin’s hand. Discuss the easiest way of adding all of the coins together. Discuss which size chips matches the value exactly so that there are no coins left.
71p - medium sized chips.
Optional discussion points:
Discuss which different coins we have in pounds sterling.
National Curriculum Objectives
Mathematics Year 2: (2M3a) Recognise and use symbols for pounds (£) and pence (p); combine amounts to make a particular value
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