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Introduction

Do you use money? Perhaps, you use money to buy lunch, ice cream, toys, or video games. A dime is a US coin. It is worth 10 cents.

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We are going to explore dimes in more detail and answer the following questions:

• What does the dime look like?
• Who is on the dime?
• How much is the dime worth?
• How do you add dimes?

You will combine all your dime information to make a dime book.

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Process

What does the dime look like?

1. Look at a real dime. Use a magnifying glass to look at the dime more closely. What do you see?

Who is on the dime?

1. Click on the following links to find out who is on the dime.

Enchanted Learning
(http://www.enchantedlearning.com/math/money/coins/dime/)

US Mint
(http://www.usmint.gov/kids/index.cfm?fileContents=coinNews/circulatingCoins/10centCoin.cfm)

White House
(http://www.whitehouse.gov/kids/presidents/franklindroosevelt.html)

3. Record facts about the dime and the president.
4. Combine pages and staple to make a book.

How much is the dime worth?

One dime is worth 10 cents.

1. Let's count by tens.

10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90, 100...

2. Now, use dimes to count by tens.

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Conclusion

Congratulations!!! You are now a dime expert.