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Functions and Characteristics of Money
In this lesson, students view a video on the characteristics and functions of money Based on the information they learn, they work in small groups to analyze a series of scenarios and determine which characteristic or function of money is being described
Students participate in a trading simulation to learn about barter and the benefits of using money. Working in pairs, students receive information cards on different forms of money used during U.S. history and identify specific problems with each.
The Money Circle
Advance your high school students’ knowledge of money through this free, revamped, comprehensive, eight-lesson curriculum series that will engage and challenge them to apply both personal finance and economic perspectives when it comes to money. Help develop students’ awareness as consumers, while improving their decision-making and financial planning skills.
A Lesson to Accompany "Benjamin Franklin and the Birth of a Paper Money Economy"
In this lesson, students learn about Benjamin Franklin's role in shaping and understanding of the role of money in the economy. By participating in a trading activity, students learn about bartering, characteristics and functions of money, and inflation.