Day 47

Lesson Objectives

  • Explain what bartering is and how it led to our current form of money

Assignment BUU1

  1. Inside of your Life Skills folder, create a new folder named Budget Unit.  You will place any files you create in the Budget Unit inside of this folder.

Assignment BUU2

  1. Make a copy of this spreadsheet
  2. Fill in the Completed column with an X as you get your assignments completed as a means to stay organized.

Assignment BUU1.1

  1. Inside of your Budget Unit folder, create a new folder titled Lesson 1.  All your tasks completed in Lesson 1 should be stored in this folder.

Assignment BUU1.2

  1. Watch this video on how bartering created the first form of money.  
  2. Then create a timeline in a new Google Drawing as a means to represent how early bartering leads to the introduction of money over time.  Here is an example of a Google Drawing timeline to give you an idea.  Be sure to utilize all the drawing features and images to help create your timeline.  Name the file Bartering-(your initials).
    • Use the internet to identify what bartering looks like today in the 21st century.  Find two secondary resources that give you adequate information.  In your Bartering drawing, add your findings to your timeline.  Insert a website hyperlink from your research to the pertinent information in your timeline.
      • A reliable source for secondary research is SIRS.  You can log into this database with the following credentials:
        • Username:  5994sohs
        • Password: nwaea
  3. Make a copy of this Google Document (Espanol), rename it Bartering Basics-(Your Initials), and move it into your Lesson 1 folder.  Complete the document as described in the directions.