Why Money?

Young scholars participate in a simulation of trade in order to learn about bartering and the benefits of using money.  In this money lesson, students define the concepts of barter and money and define characteristics and functions of money.  Young scholars simulate bartering, and compare it to the use of money for trade.

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Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Simulation
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