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Title: Currencies of the World


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Currencies of the World
  • All money is not created equal

2
Today we will learn
  • Different countries use different types of
    currency
  • The currency looks different from what we see
  • The currency reflects the culture of the country

3
Think
  • Have you ever visited a foreign country?
  • Have you ever seen money from a different
    country?
  • Do you think that all money looks alike?

4
The Euro
  • The Euro is used throughout most countries in
    Europe
  • The Euro was created in 2002. How can you tell?

5
The Australian Pound
  • This is a 5 pound Australian currency.
  • Why do you think there is a photo of a plant on
    the pound?

6
Argentina Peso
  • The currency in Argentina is called Pesos.
  • What do you think the horse in the background
    represents?

7
Guinea Frank
  • This is a Guinea Frank.
  • Why do ou think there is a photo o a African
    Woman with a headress?

8
Iraq Dinar
  • What kind of writing is on the Dinar? What do you
    think it says?

9
Japanese Yen
  • The Japanese Yen is very powerful.
  • How is the Yen Similar to the American Dollar?

10
The American Dollar
  • What do the words say on the American Dollar?
  • What do you think they mean?

11
Antarctica Dollar
  • What does the dollar say about the country? What
    do you think Antarctica is like?

12
Activity
  • Get into groups of four
  • Create a name for your currency
  • Pick elements from different currencies we
    learned about to create your own
  • Have a group member draw the dollar in
    Paintbrush.
  • Print out your Currency.
  • Have a group member present your currency in the
    front of the class.

13
Presenters Must
  • State the name of their currency
  • Name aspects of their currency that come from
    other currency we learned about.

14
What did we learn about money today?
  • What we Learned

Microsoft Word What we learned Document
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Have you ever?
  • Traded your lunch for something else?
  • Bought something with something besides money?
  • What else can you use to buy items?
  • Other countries use items besides paper money to
    buy things.
  • Tomorrow , we will learn about bartering.
  • Homework
  • Share and discuss the currency you made in your
    class with your parents!
  • Have a great day!
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