School time : Monopoly game

Monopoly is a board game currently published by Hasbro. In the game, players roll two six-sided dice to move around the game board, buying and trading properties, and developing them with houses and hotels. … The game is named after the economic concept of monopoly—the domination of a market by a single entity.

Today’s lesson is all about business and economics and having fun while learning :

Bell Ringer ? What are the new tokens in the game ?

At the Library today : we are making our own board games :

  • One Monopoly board
  • Two dice
  • 12 game tokens
  • 32 houses and 12 hotels
  • 16 Chance cards and 16 Community Chest cards
  • A title deed card for each property
  • Play money (aka Monopoly money). Since 2008, the standard U.S. edition includes a total of $20,580 divided into $500, $100, $50, $20, $10, $5 and $1 bills that are color-coded for convenience.

What are the new Monopoly tokens?T-Rex, rubber ducky and penguin are the new Monopoly game pieces, replacing the classic boot, thimble and wheelbarrow tokens

Vocabulary

What does the word Monopoly mean? Look up the definition in a dictionary.

English time; Writing prompts:

After making your board came – write property name on the board and them write matching cards. Use your town and streets.

Math Quiz ?

Each MONOPOLY game comes with a lot of money! There are 20 $500 Bills, 20 $100 Bills, 30 $50 Bills, 50 $20. Bills, 40 $10. Bills, 40 $5. Bills, and 40 $1. Bills. What is the total amount of money per game?

Lessons for older students:

1. Always Keep Cash on Hand

By far, this is the most important lesson in both the game and the financial world. To win in Monopoly you have to be the last player left, in other words, the last one to have money.

Be Patient

To win at Monopoly you have to be patient and have a game plan. You usually can’t win by buying every piece of real estate you land on

Don’t Put All Your Eggs in One Basket

Focus on Cash Flow

The Most Expensive Asset Is Not Always the Best

Monopoly is a simple game: you start off with some money, and your goal is to be the last player standing with money

So grab your game and let’s play! Join mr next Thursday at the Library……. Lisa

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