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Hello Musgroves Money Makers!! This web quest is going to teach you everything you need to know about dependability and a Georgia hero named Mary Musgrove.

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2 Hello Musgroves Money Makers!! This web quest is going to teach you everything you need to know about dependability and a Georgia hero named Mary Musgrove. You will also learn how important it is to be dependable by completing a very important task during the lesson! Lets get started! We have so much to do….

3 Table of Contents Title page Introduction to web quest Table of Contents Are you dependable? Meet Mary Musgrove Money timeline How do you make change? Money breakdown for $1 (table) Money breakdown for $5 (org.chart) Task question How much money will you need? Think about problem Hint to help Answer/Pie Graph Bar Graph question Fun Game! Dependability certificate

4 Are you dependable? Having dependability means…… people can count on you! people can depend on you! people can trust you! Click on the bees for some examples of dependability Table of Contents

5 I want you to meet someone who has dependability and is a hero from right here in Georgia…. Hi Everyone! I am Mary Musgrove, one of the key people in founding Georgia, I make my living by selling supplies at a trading post near the Savannah River. A trading post is a store established in an unsettled region by a trader or trading company to obtain furs and local products in exchange for supplies, clothing, other goods, or for cash. I have to be VERY dependable to make sure you and your family are able to purchase food and materials you need in order to live. SAVANNAH RIVER Table of Contents

6 How do you purchase what you need from Marys trading post? One of the ways to purchase supplies from the trading post is by using money (coins and bills). Money has been around for a VERY long time…… 1792 U.S Mint created 1848 California Gold Rush begins 1899 Washington appears on coin 1909 Lincoln appears on penny 1932 Washington on quarter 1938 Jefferson appears on nickel 1943 Cents made of steel 1946 Roosevelt appears on dime st platinum coin made 2000 Golden dollar released Table of Contents

7 How do you make change? If you do not have exact change to buy the items you need then you will get change back from your purchase. Click on the money tree below to learn more about making change. Click me! Table of Contents

8 Money Breakdown for $1 This is equal to…….this! Table of Contents

9 What is the money breakdown for $5? Table of Contents

10 Now, are you ready to take on your task? I want you to imagine you are one of the first settlers in Georgia……. Your mother has just asked you to go see Mary Musgrove at her trading post and purchase the following items: – 1 ear of corn – 1 blanket – 1 lb. of flour – 1 lb. of sugar – 1 chicken Table of Contents

11 How much money will you need from your mother? The cost of each item is…. 1 ear of corn$.07 1 blanket$.50 1 lb. of sugar$.35 1 lb. of flour$.60 1 chicken $1.80 Table of Contents

12 Take a minute to think about the total of each item you need to buy at the trading post…. Write down your thinking process in your math journal and talk about your answer with a partner 1, 2, 3……GO!!! GOOD LUCK! Table of Contents

13 Heres a hint…. Think about what method you will use to find your answer. Will your answer get smaller or larger? Example: 1 chicken = $1.80 $ ear of corn = $.07 $.07 ?? * Dont forget your decimal notation!! Table of Contents

14 Okay, lets check your answers …. 1 ear of corn = $.07 1 blanket = $.50 1 lb. of sugar = $.35 1 lb. of flour = $.60 1 chicken = $1.80 Equation: $.07 + $.50 + $.35 + $.60 + $1.80 = $3.32 How many bills and coins will you need to give Mary Musgrove? * Use the pie chart to help you and write your answers in your math journal. Table of Contents

15 Now that you have figured out how much money you will need ($3.32), answer the following question…….If your mom gave you 5 dollars, would you have enough? YES!! Now, how much change would you get back at the trading post? Lets work it out…. $5.00 $3.32 $1.68 * Dont forget to re-group…. Table of Contents

16 Now, can you answer this question…. How many bills and coins add up to make $1.68? Use the bar graph below to see how many coins and bills you need to make $1.68. Now, work with a partner and try to think of other combinations that add up to $1.68 using pennies, dimes, nickels, and quarters. Write your answer (s) in your math journal when you are finished. Table of Contents

17 GREAT JOB!! Now that you are experts at making change, click on the smiley faces to play a fun game!! Table of Contents

18 CONGRATULATIONS!! You have just earned your dependability certificate! You have just shown dependability just like Mary Musgrove by completing your task. AWESOME JOB!!! Certificate of Achievement Musgrove's Money Makers has earned this certificate for showing dependability!! Table of Contents Back to Turbo- Quest

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