Australian Coins and Notes (2)

Count and order small collections of Australian coins and notes according to their value (ACMNA034)

LO: To count and order small collections of coins and notes by their values.

Know:

  • The different types of Australian coins and notes
  • To add numbers

Understand:

  • That coins and notes have different values and can be ordered.

Do:

  • I can count and order coins and notes by their values.

Australian Coins

In Australia we have 6 different types of coins.

The smallest in value is a 5 cent coin, it is also the smallest in size.

We also have a 10 cent coin and it is a little bit bigger than the 5 cent coin, but worth twice as much.

A 20 cent coin is once again a little bit bigger than the 10 cent coin but also worth twice as much.

The biggest coin is a 50 cent coin. It is worth half of a dollar.

We also have a 1 dollar coin. It is worth the same as 100 cents.

The most expensive coin is the 2 dollar coin. It is worth the same as 200 cents or two $1 coins.

Australian Notes

In Australia we also have 5 different types of notes.

The smallest value is a $5 note, it is pink in colour.

The next smallest note is the $10 note, it is blue in colour. It is worth twice as much as the $5 note.

The $20 note is red in colour and worth twice as much as the $10 note.

The $50 note is yellow in colour and is half of $100.

The $100 note is green in colour and is the most expensive note that we have.

Teaching Ideas

Similarities and Differences

Non-Linguistic Representations

ACARA Work Samples

Money Videos

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