Day 17

Lesson Objectives

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

Assignment BUU1

  1. Inside of your 21st Century 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

  • Watch this video on how bartering created the first form of money.  
  • Then develop a means to represent how early bartering leads to the introduction of money over time.  For example, you could explain it in paragraph form, with a timeline, a Google Presentation, etc…  Whatever means you use, name the file Bartering-(your initials).
  • Learn more about bartering by reading this article and answering the questions at the bottom of the page.
  • 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 file, in your own words share the information you found.  Insert a footer in the file listing the website you found your information at.
    • A reliable source for secondary research is SIRS.  You can log into this database with the following credentials:
      • Username:  5994sohs
      • Password: nwaea