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					The New Virginia SOLs – 4th Grade Correlation to the Stock Market Game
History and Social Science Correlation
The lessons listed can be used to increase student understanding and mastery of the concepts and principles stated in the standard. In some cases there is a direct connection and in others the lessons serve to expand the understanding or lay a foundation for understanding the standard. VS.1 Stock Market Game Connection: Many opportunities will be available to use the Stock Market Game to develop analysis skills. VS.3a,c Stock Market Game Connection: Virginia colonization, including the Virginia Company of London, was financed by joint-stock companies in England. VS.4d Stock Market Game Connection: English investors in the colonization efforts expected a return on their investment. Lessons: Smart Spending and Saving 8, 9 Adv in Econ and US History, Vol.1, 5 VS.8a Stock Market Game Connection: The role of Northern investors in the rebuilding of Virginia Lessons: Smart Spending and Saving 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 VS.8c, VS.9a Stock Market Game Connection: Role of investors in the industrial development of Virginia. Lessons: Smart Spending and Saving 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Mathematics Correlation
The lessons listed can be used to increase student understanding and mastery of the concepts, principles and skills stated in the standard. In some cases there is a direct connection and in others the lessons serve to expand the understanding or lay a foundation for understanding and implementing the standard. 4.1a,c Stock Market Game Connection: Reading the stock tables for volume traded and value of the shares traded. Lessons: Learning from the Market 3, 7, 8 The Stock Market Game Guide 3 4.2 Stock Market Game Connection: Reading the stock tables to convert stock prices quoted in fractions to dollar value. Lessons: Learning from the Market 7, 8 The Stock Market Game Guide 3

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4.3 Stock Market Game Connection: Comparison and conversion of stock prices which are quoted in fractions Lessons: Learning from the Market 7, 8 The Stock Market Game Guide 3 4.4 Stock Market Game Connection: Stock price and broker fee calculations Lessons: Learning from the Market 7, 8 The Stock Market Game Guide 3 4.5 Stock Market Game Connection: Estimations of stock purchase prices, shares purchased, broker fees, funds to spent, funds remaining to be spent, and gains and loses in value. 4.6 Stock Market Game Connection: Calculations of how many shares to buy or sell, total funds spent, funds remaining to be spent, shares owned, and gains and loses in value. Lessons: Learning from the Market 8 4.7 Stock Market Game Connection: Price times number of shares Lessons: Learning from the Market 8 4.9 Stock Market Game Connection: Use stock prices quoted in fractions. Use stock prices quoted in dollars and cents. Lessons: Learning from the Market 8

4.9 Stock Market Game Connection: Calculations of how many shares to buy or sell, total funds spent, funds remaining to be spent, shares owned, and gains and loses in value Lessons: Learning from the Market 8 The Stock Market Game Guide 15 4.19 Stock Market Game Connection: Impact of current events on stock prices, historical research of market performance. 4.20 Stock Market Game Connection: Recording stock(s) price movements. 4.21 Stock Market Game Connection: Prices and number of shares. 4.21 Stock Market Game Connection: Price quotes. 4.21 Stock Market Game Connection: Comparison of stock performance over time, cyclical nature of some stocks.

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Computer/Technology Correlation
The lessons listed can be used to increase student understanding and mastery of the skills stated in the standard. In some cases there is a direct connection and in others the lessons serve to expand the understanding or lay a foundation for understanding and implementing the standard. These should be accomplished by the end of grade 5. End of Grade Five: C/T5.2 a, b, c, d, e Stock Market Game Connection: Playing the game will employ the use of the technology vocabulary and use of computer tools and capabilities. Internet research, data entry and spreadsheet creation. Lessons: The SMG Teachers’ Guide to the Internet Chapters 1-4 C/T5.3 a, b, c Stock Market Game Connection: Research of stocks to determine purchase potential. Lessons: The SMG Teachers’ Guide to the Internet Chapters 1-4 C/T5.4 a, b, c, d Stock Market Game Connection: Writing letters requesting company information; reports on companies and stock performance; research projects; record keeping of investments. Lessons: The SMG Teachers’ Guide to the Internet Chapters 1-4

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