Potato: A Tale from the Great Depression
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After reading and discussing a story about a family during the Great Depression, students differentiate between goods, services, barter, and money. Students are led through several rounds of a barter activity that incorporates math skills. Through this activity, students learn about the difficulties of using barter to satisfy wants. (Book written by Kate Lied / ISBN: 0-7922-6946-2)