Grades 4/5: Bartering

Help students understand the concept of bartering and the role money plays in the exchange of goods and services.

Time frame: 60 min

Learning objectives for students:

  • different items have different values (i.e., one apple cannot be compared to one pound of wheat)
  • money places a specific value on items

Lesson outline:

  • facilitator introduction
  • topic introduction
  • activity
  • Q&A/closing

Activity:

  • bartering game (item & task cards) — students must barter the items to complete the task

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