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Studying the history of money

  • Age group:
    Students ages 8 and 9
  • When:
    March and April
  • Time required:
    6 hours and 30 minutes

Financial and cooperative skills

  • Understanding the history of money
  • Understanding member roles and relationships

Competencies

For students ages 8 to 9

Students learn about the history of Canadian money, from bartering times onwards.

Disciplinary competencies

Disciplines Competencies Learning progression
English Oral communication
  • Adjusting ideas for target audience
  • Intervening at the appropriate moment
  • Selection of prosodic elements

Affected disciplinary competencies

Disciplines Competencies
Social sciences - Understanding the organisation of a society in its territory Understanding the organisation of a society in its territory

This competency can be addressed as part of this lesson plan by adding the learning progression of learning experiences relevant to the historical period in question.

Non-disciplinary competencies

Information technology and communication

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