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Posted: 07/09/2007
Fed resource: Too Much, Too Little
Short description: This Fun Facts Reading Guide is designed to help students focus on historical facts from the comic book, Too Much, Too Little
Lesson time: 60 minutes
Materials: One copy of the publication, Too Much, Too Little for each student, One copy of the Too Much, Too Little Quiz for each student--see attachment
Audience: Middle School, High School
Grades: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Subjects: Economic History, Federal Reserve, Money and Banking
Concepts: Economic History - Bank Panics, Central Banking, Early Banking, Historical Figures
Federal Reserve - Function of the Federal Reserve, History of the Federal Reserve, Structure of the Federal Reserve
Money and Banking - Banks, Barter, Money
Documents: Quiz - Too Much, Too Little.doc  |  Quiz with Money Museum Links & Answers.doc
Distribute the Fun Facts Reading Guide to students along with the comic. Instruct students to look for the answers as they read and to fill in the blanks on the reading guide. Review the answers with the students. You may use this exercise to lead to futher discussion of specific points you wish to emphasize. Links to the audio and virtual tours of the Money Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond are provided. Use them to see examples of coins and currency and hear additional information on topics mentioned in the comic.   
Submitted by: Lis Turner
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond