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Show Me the Money
Students investigate the history of paper currency in the United States and consider anti-counterfeit strategies that are used by making their own paper.
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Money Can't Buy Everything: Writing Poetry
Explore consumerism by reading poetry. Learners define the terms synonym and antonym while utilizing a thesaurus to replace certain words in a money related poem. They then discuss the relationship between money, words, and happiness.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
Find Your Way Through Trade: Show Me the Money
Students recognize the people involved in the sugar trade. In this sugar trade instructional activity, students role play the people involved in the sugar trade to understand the how much people deserve for their effort. Students record...
Pre-K - 5th Social Studies & History
A Reader's Theater Script for Clever Jack Takes the Cake
Breathe life into a reading of the children's story Clever Jack Takes the Cake with this Reader's Theater script. Offering speaking roles for nine students plus a sound effects chorus, this is a great activity that engages the whole...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Will the Real Abraham Lincoln Please Stand Up?
Engage young historians in learning about America's sixteenth president with this fun Reader's Theater script. The second play in this series puts a modern spin on learning about history, involving a game show where three contestants try...
1st - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable