This lesson focuses on trading foreign currency. Students will track the prices of various foreign currency and calculate values of current foreign amounts. Math skills include multiplying decimals and line graphs.
It was taken from the book, Money, Money, Money by Nancy L. Wilkinson. It features a detailed, common core aligned, plan with a short reading passage and hands-on activities.
National standards include:
1) Fluently add, subtract, multiply, and divide multi-digit decimals using the standard algorithm for each operation.
2) Display numerical data in plots on a number line, including dot plots, histograms and box plots.
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© 2012, Nancy L. Wilkinson