The Penny Problem

Students brainstorm ideas of why the penny is useful and why it is not so useful. They find facts about the penny that make it a worthwhile or not worthwhile coin to have around. they write a one-page letter to Congressman Jim Kolbe either applauding him for introducing a bill to get rid of the penny, or telling him that you want the penny to stay.

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Grade
3rd - 5th
Subjects
Economics & Business
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Lesson Plans
Technology
WebQuest
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