ALEX Classroom Resources

ALEX Classroom Resources  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] LWT1 (1) 10 :
10 ) Describe the role of money in everyday life.

•  Categorizing purchases families make as needs or wants
•  Explaining the concepts of saving and borrowing
•  Identifying differences between buyers and sellers
•  Classifying specialized jobs of workers with regard to the production of goods and services
•  Using vocabulary associated with the function of money, including barter, trade, spend, and save
Subject: Social Studies (1)
Title: Flea the Frog (Saving and Credit Cards) | $martPath
URL: https://aptv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/flea-the-frog-saving-and-credit-cards-martpath/smartpath-thinktv-video/
Description:

In this video from PBSLearningMedia, students are welcomed to StinkLand! They learn from Flea that financial irresponsibility can get you stuck at the worst possible time! 



   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] LWT1 (1) 10 :
10 ) Describe the role of money in everyday life.

•  Categorizing purchases families make as needs or wants
•  Explaining the concepts of saving and borrowing
•  Identifying differences between buyers and sellers
•  Classifying specialized jobs of workers with regard to the production of goods and services
•  Using vocabulary associated with the function of money, including barter, trade, spend, and save
[SS2010] LWT2 (2) 7 :
7 ) Explain production and distribution processes.

Example: tracing milk supply from dairy to consumer

•  Identifying examples of imported and exported goods
•  Describing the impact of consumer choices and decisions on supply and demand
[SS2010] LWT2 (2) 8 :
8 ) Describe how scarcity affects supply and demand of natural resources and human-made products.

Examples: cost of gasoline during oil shortages, price and expiration date of perishable foods

[SS2010] GHS (3) 5 :
5 ) Compare trading patterns between countries and regions.

•  Differentiating between producers and consumers
•  Differentiating between imports and exports
Examples: imports—coffee, crude oil

exports—corn, wheat, automobiles

Subject: Social Studies (1 - 3)
Title: Good Boy! (Goods vs. Services) | $martPath
URL: https://aptv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/good-boy-goods-vs-services-smartpath/smartpath-thinktv-video/
Description:

In this video from PBSLearningMedia, students will learn what goods and services are through Funk music with Megan, Timmy, Tammy, and their trusty mutt!



   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] LWT1 (1) 10 :
10 ) Describe the role of money in everyday life.

•  Categorizing purchases families make as needs or wants
•  Explaining the concepts of saving and borrowing
•  Identifying differences between buyers and sellers
•  Classifying specialized jobs of workers with regard to the production of goods and services
•  Using vocabulary associated with the function of money, including barter, trade, spend, and save
[MA2019] (2) 24 :
24. Solve problems with money.

a. Identify nickels and quarters by name and value.

b. Find the value of a collection of quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies.

c. Solve word problems by adding and subtracting within one dollar, using the $ and ¢ symbols appropriately (not including decimal notation).

Example: 24¢ + 26¢ = 50¢
Subject: Social Studies (1), Mathematics (2)
Title: Episode 205 - Blossom and Snappy Go to the Bank, Part I/Count on It!
URL: https://aptv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/22683d47-c13e-44e0-876c-b62a59bfc40c/ep-205-blossom-and-snappy-go-to-the-bank-pt-1-count-on-it/
Description:

In this video from PBSLearningMedia, Blossom and Snappy learn about money and banking. The puppets want to buy something for Robbie for her birthday, so they decide to do some chores to earn money. Once they've earned some money, they go to the bank to open up bank accounts. 



   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] LWT1 (1) 10 :
10 ) Describe the role of money in everyday life.

•  Categorizing purchases families make as needs or wants
•  Explaining the concepts of saving and borrowing
•  Identifying differences between buyers and sellers
•  Classifying specialized jobs of workers with regard to the production of goods and services
•  Using vocabulary associated with the function of money, including barter, trade, spend, and save
Subject: Social Studies (1)
Title: Sally's Big Save
URL: https://www.getepic.com/book/6412694/sallys-big-save?utm_source=t2t&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=content&share=3838385014
Description:

This classroom resource is a book from Epic! which tells the story about the coolest pop star ever coming to town and a little girl (Sally) who is dying to go to the concert. How can she save enough money to buy a ticket?  The story guides students through a savings plan for Sally's chance to attend the concert. This book can be used to teach students to understand the primary role of money in everyday life and explain the purpose of saving on a kid-friendly level.

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   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] LWT1 (1) 10 :
10 ) Describe the role of money in everyday life.

•  Categorizing purchases families make as needs or wants
•  Explaining the concepts of saving and borrowing
•  Identifying differences between buyers and sellers
•  Classifying specialized jobs of workers with regard to the production of goods and services
•  Using vocabulary associated with the function of money, including barter, trade, spend, and save
Subject: Social Studies (1)
Title: Escape From the Barter Islands
URL: https://www.clevelandfed.org/learningcenter/escape-from-barter-island
Description:

This interactive game from The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland teaches students the fundamentals of a barter system and the value of a uniform and acceptable currency. Players must help Robbie, who’s stranded on the Barter Islands, purchase a sail for his boat and return home by trading coconuts, apples, bananas, fish, bread, and more.  The game can be played in English or Spanish. This game can be played when teaching a lesson on the role of money in everyday life.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] LWT (0) 11 :
11 ) Identify symbols, customs, famous individuals, and celebrations representative of our state and nation. (Alabama)

Examples: symbols—United States flag, Alabama flag, bald eagle (Alabama)

customs—pledging allegiance to the United States flag, singing "The Star-Spangled Banner"

individuals—George Washington; Abraham Lincoln; Squanto; Martin Luther King, Jr.

celebrations—Fourth of July, Memorial Day, Veterans Day

[SS2010] LWT1 (1) 10 :
10 ) Describe the role of money in everyday life.

•  Categorizing purchases families make as needs or wants
•  Explaining the concepts of saving and borrowing
•  Identifying differences between buyers and sellers
•  Classifying specialized jobs of workers with regard to the production of goods and services
•  Using vocabulary associated with the function of money, including barter, trade, spend, and save
Subject: Social Studies (K - 1)
Title: Designing Money
URL: https://amhistory.si.edu/ourstory/pdf/money/money_design.pdf
Description:

In this learning activity, students research the history of American currency. Students discuss objects that were traded or bartered before the use of coins or paper money. Students take a closer look at the symbols in the Great Seal on paper money. Students design their own currency.



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