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30 resources with the keyterm barter

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Bartering, an Early Form of Interdependence

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the the benefits and problems associated with a barter system in the Colonies and trace its relationship to the development of interdependence that this system creates. An experience of bartering is created in this lesson.
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The Trading Game

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners define what barter means and participate in a bartering activity.  In this bartering lesson, students work in two groups and represent two countries.  Learners explain the type of farmer they are and what goods they will...
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Life in Ancient Ghana, Mali, and Songhai

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students study the ancient African kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, and Songhai. They brainstorm what they know about ancient African kingdoms before investigating the trade and barter situations, and researching one of the kingdoms for an oral...
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Basic Economics Lesson 2 - Exchange and Prices

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Trade, exchange, and price are the focus of this basic economic video. Economic theory is used to describe whether exchange occurs, which relates to human wants and mutually beneficial exchange. The scenarios provided are used to explain...
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Bartering Through the Seasons

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students study bartering. In this social studies lesson, students discuss the difference between needs and wants. Students discover how trade and barter have been used throughout the years. Students trade and barter with each other.
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Westward Expansion

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students locate California and New York on a map and explore available means of travel in the 19th century. Students explore the role of trade in pioneer America and simulate various barter transactions.
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Native American Bartering

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders create items to barter. In this Native American bartering lesson, 5th graders read a book, design and make items, and barter with their peers. Students reflect on the experience through journal writing.
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We're in the Money

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students study money and its place in the economy.  In this middle school Consumer Math lesson plan, students explore the barter system and the need for money.  Students explore how money works in society and explore modern money and...
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Saturday Sancocho

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students barter with each other in order to get ingredients to make chicken sancocho. In this trading lesson plan, students read a story about a family in Central or South America who have to barter to get their needs. Then students try...
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What Is Money?

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students participate in a simulated exchange of goods. In this bartering lesson plan, students trade ingredient word cards with a goal of obtaining all the necessary ingredients to bake cookies. Students make connections with money and...
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What Is Money?

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Early learners participate in a bartering activity during which they make connections to money and consumer concepts. They simulate buying and selling situations with one another then visit an exhibit at the Federal Reserve Bank of...
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Can't You Make Them Behave, King George?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders describe the changes in King George III's policy toward the American colonies by sequencing key events between the French and Indian War and the American Revolution. They explain the colonial reactions to command decisions...
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Market Simulation

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore the role of markets in Asian countries. They bring items from home to barter with to simulate markets. They discuss the advantages and problems of exchanging and how price is determined.
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A Rooster and a Bean Seed

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students hear a folk tale and participate in a simulation that helps them recognize problems with barter and benefits of monetary exchange.
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Fourth Grade Earning and Learning Podcast

For Teachers 4th - 5th
While this lesson is connected to social studies curriculum that is not identified, the activity could be used as a template for a review of any material. The lesson focuses on a review of vocabulary relating to the economy. Pupils...
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Why Money?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students participate in a simulation of trade in order to learn about bartering and the benefits of using money.  In this money activity, students define the concepts of barter and money and define characteristics and functions of...
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A Lesson to Accompany "Benjamin Franklin and the Birth of a Paper Money Economy"

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students investigate the role of money in the colonial economy. In this colonial economy lesson, students participate in a trading activity, read the booklet "Benjamin Franklin and the Birth of a Paper Money Economy," participate in an...
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Why Money?

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students participate in a trading simulation to learn about barter and the benefits of using money. In this barter lesson, students participate in a trading simulation and learn about coincidence of wants. Students then use money cards...
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Trading Post Simulation

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore the concept of trade. In this trade lesson, students simulate a trade store. Students are divided into two groups. Half the class runs the store, half the class are customers. Students try to trade goods and services in...
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A Rooster and a Bean Seed

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars study exchange and how it has different forms. In this money management lesson, students are able to learn how goods and services work by completing worksheets, activities, essay questions and assessments provided.
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Describe How Money Barter, and Credit Were Used in Colonial Virginia

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders listen as the teacher lectures about bartering. They work in small groups to define and create a skit about one term related to bartering. Students create an Economic Terms booklet. They review that tobacco was a cash crop...
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Traditional Bartering

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students listen to the definition of the word "barter" and how it was used among different tribes. They then break into small groups and barter for a snack they would like observing the teacher model the technique. When trading is...
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What is Economics?

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Learners define economics; Explain the importance and process of making economic choices and decisions; Identify the factors of Production; Determine the goal of entrepreneurship. Students identify and describe the difficulties...
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African Markets: Out in the Open

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students identify advantages and disadvantages of African open air markets. They discuss the types of items sold there and why the markets are outdoors. They observe a bartering session between the teacher and another adult. Finally,...