MATH GRADE 2: Expressing Money as Pesos and Centavos

Subject: Mathematics
  |  Educational level: Grade 2

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Expressing Money as Pesos and Centavos


I. Learning Objectives

Cognitive: Express money as pesos and centavos through P100

Psychomotor: Write the value of money through P100

Affective: Practice waiting for one's turn in buying and paying

II. Learning Content

Skill: Expressing money as pesos and centavos through P100

Reference: BEC PELC I A 7.2

Materials: Play money, pictures of sari-sari store with tagged items, goods with tag prices, flash cards

Value: Waiting for one's turn

III. Learning Experiences

A. Preparatory Activities

1. Drill

Identify the amount of the following.

(The teacher shows play money and real coins).


2. Review: "Relay"


Read the following from the flash card.








3. Motivation

Show picture of a child depositing or saving money in a piggy bank.

Ask: Why is the child saving money? Is it good to save money? Why?

B. Developmental Activities

1. Presentation

Distribute play money (paper bills and models of different Philippine coins) in the class.

Look at your play money.

What picture can be seen on each side?

How much is your money if you see the picture of Quezon? How about Mabini?

Bonifacio? Roxas? Rizal? Aquino?

Write the amount of money you have on the board.

What sign do we use for pesos? Centavos?

How do we express our money in pesos?

How do we express our coins in centavos?

Can we express pesos and centavos together? How?

2. Group Activities
Activity 1

Divide the class into 4 groups.

Choose a leader in each group.

Distribute activity sheets in each group.

Each leader will report.


Activity Sheets



Look at the items and its price.

Draw the items that match the amount.


Activity 2 - "Play Store"

a. Work in-groups of 6

b. Display goods with tag prices on a demo table.

c. The leaders of each group will throw dice to determine the first buyer.

d. Two pupils will act as the storekeeper.

e. Each group is allowed to buy items more than P50 but less than P100 using their play money.

List down the amount of things they bought.


Did you form your line while buying and paying in the store? Why should you form your line? Did you wait for your turn in buying and paying? Why?

Activity 3

Work in-groups of five.

a. Distribute activity sheets

b. Draw the amount of each item using paper bills and coins.


3. Generalization

What sign do we use for peso?

What sign do we use for centavo?

How do we express money as pesos and centavos?


C. Application

Martin is a shoe shine boy. He earns P50 in the morning and P50 in the afternoon.

How much does he earn in 1 day?

His money is 3 paper bills and 2 coins. What are they?


IV. Evaluation


A. Encircle the letter of the correct value of each set of money.


B. Write the value of the money in pesos and centavos.


1) P5 P5 = _________________

2) P10 P10 P10 = _________________

3) P20 P20 P20 = _________________

4) 10¢ 50¢ 25¢ = _________________

5) P50 P10 P58 = _________________


C. Write the value of the money in symbols.


1. one peso = ______

2. twenty-five centavos = ______

3. ten pesos = ______

4. twenty pesos = ______

5. seventy-five centavos = ______


V. Assignment

Express your money in pesos and centavos.

Can you buy the item at the right with the given amount at the left?

Check the column for your answer.


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