A World of Money

A history of money and an introduction to bartering and counterfeiting is given in the KidsPost article. The main lesson focuses on two sentences excerpted from the KidsPost feature. Mathematics activities center on circumference and graphs. A vocabulary fill-in-the-blank activity and Word Study of "porcelain" and cowry shells focus students on vocabulary development. Web resources are given for Native American and monetary studies.

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