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This Coin is Our Song

Grades K and 1

Social Studies, Language Arts, Music

Lesson Plan Summary

Starting with the Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine quarter, students will recognize national anthems and identify musical instruments. Students will demonstrate an understanding of creating an original song and designing a class coin.

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National Standards associated with this lesson plan

Social Studies

National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

  • Individual Development and Identity

Language Arts

National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)

International Reading Association (IRA)

  • Demonstrate competence in the stylistic and rhetorical aspects of writing.
  • Demonstrate competence in speaking and listening as tools for learning.
Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine quarter image
Fort McHenry National
Monument and Historic
Shrine Quarter
Maryland

The Department of the Treasury Seal