Barter & Money

This Barter & Money lesson plan also includes:

You want five pigs, but you only have four bails of hay. How will you manage to get your want? A great simulation begins this lesson into why the use of money has replaced the process of bartering. Then, after indulging in a comic book on "The Story of Money," your class members will complete questions to determine the three functions of money.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Pros

  • Incorporates variety of engaging and informative activities
  • Creative final activity where learners will design currency for their school
  • All worksheets and handouts included
Cons

  • In order to avoid a great deal of printing and copying, consider having class members use computers to access the comic book