Economics: Forms of Exchange
Students explore the various forms money can take other than as coins and currency. They offer written explanations why a form of exchange is needed. Students list items that could be used as forms of trade.
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Potato: A Tale from the Great Depression
Learners barter for goods within the class. For this economics lesson based on the Great Depression, the teacher introduces the lesson with a picture book, then students are allowed to barter with teacher supplied goods as they examine...
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History
Idea Book – For Creating Lessons and Units About American Indians
Augment a unit on the traditions and legacies of Native Americans with an informational packet. With pages that detail the tribal origins of commonly used words, a list of ways that Native American customs influenced American democracy,...
2nd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Architecture: It's Elementary!
Young citizens construct an understanding of urban planning in this cross-curricular unit. Covering every aspect of city development from the political, economic, and social influences to sustainable building practices, this 10-lesson...
4th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Learning about Money with the List-Group-and-Label Strategy
Students explore what money is and does. In this beginning economics and consumer education lesson, students work in a group to make a list of the things money can buy. Students add services to their list after the teacher prompts them...
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History