The History of Money
In this social studies worksheet, students investigate the history of paper money and coins. Students read paragraphs about what early people used for money and what kinds of banks were used. Students complete a crossword puzzle.
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Fur Trappers and Beaver Pelts
Young scholars explore the history of Colorado's fur trade. Using a series of primary source documents and the included graphic organizer, young scholars examine the causes influencing the growth of this industry and the effects it had...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Abraham Lincoln and the Five-Dollar Note
Young scholars study Presidential history by researching Abraham Lincoln. In this U.S. history lesson, students discuss the changes in the 5 dollar bill and create a timeline of Abraham Lincoln's life. Young scholars complete a puzzle...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Baseball Lesson: Barter vs. Money
4th graders view this PowerPoint to recognize the difference between the monetary and barter systems. The author of this resource defines or likens Barter to a swap and misleadingly states that money was invented because bartering took...
4th Social Studies & History
Lesson 3: Where Does Money Come From?
Students listen to story Hundred Penny Box by Sharon Bell Mathis, explore history of money, and examine how money is produced in the United States. They discuss why money is used for exchange, and describe how money has changed over time.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History