each child a plastic sandwich-size bag containing identical items, such
as a crayon, an eraser, a marble, a small toy, a wrapped cracker, four
or five raisins or grapes, wrapped securely.
a monetary value (realistic or fanciful) to each item.
the prices on the chalkboard or work sheet.
the children to use the price list to figure the total value of their
the nature of bartering.
two children to role-play the process with you to demonstrate the
children that they can barter their goods with classmates for 10
minutes, bearing in mind the money value of their unwanted items as
they trade for something more desirable.
your door during this segment...it gets noisy!
the alloted time has elapsed, children check the contents of their bags
determine their new values before preparing statements showing profit
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