CIA4U – Unit 4 – Lesson 6: Currency and Foreign Exchange



100 minutes

Lesson Objective

  • To learn about the importance of currency to international economies.

Lesson Outcomes

  • Explain why citizens or economies in one country might require the currency of another country.
  • Explain how foreign exchange values are influenced by supply and demand.
  • Explain how an increase (or decrease) in the availability of a currency may cause a decline or rise in that currency’s foreign exchange value.

The Lesson


  1. Starter: 60 Seconds: How many currencies can you name?
  2. Introduction to Currency | Teacher led instruction.
  3. Foreign Exchange Market Game.
  4. Game Reflection Questions | Individual task.
  5. Factors Affecting the Value of Currency | Teacher led instruction and note taking.
  6. Currency Reflection Questions | Individual task.
  7. Review: Summary Question | Individual task.
  8. Homework: Exchange Rate Conversion Worksheet.

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