ERIC Number: ED315335
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Our Money: A Booklet Prepared for Instruction in Grades 8 through 12, [with] Student Exercises [and] Teacher's Guide.
Tucker, James F.; And Others
This instructional unit is intended to inform students about the coins and paper money used by U.S. citizens to conduct daily financial transactions. The unit is designed to supplement the teacher's regularly assigned materials in economics. The booklet provides a brief study of currency in the United States. It is intended to serve as the basic reading for students and includes review questions and answers. The teacher's guide provides information on the overall unit with guidelines for incorporating the information in the basic booklet into a teaching unit on economics or the specific topic of money. It includes a set of discussion questions and the clues and key to a crossword puzzle transparency. The student activities booklet includes a word search puzzle, a crossword puzzle, and an exercise on making change. A 20-question multiple choice test with key is included for use in evaluating the students' understanding of the information presented. (JB)
Descriptors: Consumer Education, Curriculum Enrichment, Economics, Economics Education, Learning Modules, Monetary Systems, Secondary Education, Secondary School Curriculum, Social Studies, Teaching Guides
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Public Services Department, P.O. Box 27471, Richmond, VA 23261 (free).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, VA.