Station: Morrison Store

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    In the Morrison Store, students act as pretend shoppers and clerks.  Shoppers get a shopping list and a budget.  Clerks get the items of the shelves for the shoppers and add up the total sale price.  Students learn about the types of items that were available in a general store 100 years ago and compare the store to how we shop for our groceries today. 

     

    Background Information

    Chandler Grocery Stores 1910-1920:

     

    Compare purchasing power of money in the past to today:

    Measuring Worth or The Cost of Living

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