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August 2006

Over the past month, new content has been added to the United States Mint H.I.P. Pocket Change Web site.  To help you learn about "What's New For You," links to this new content are listed below.

Back to School—Can you believe it's that time of year already?  A new school year is about to begin and we have a resource page to help you with your planning.  Use the H.I.P. Pocket Change Web site together with coins and give your students knowledge they can hold onto!

August Coin of the Month—Join Nero the Mint Police Dog as he proudly presents the 1878 Morgan Silver Dollar.  Learn more about the story behind this coin and what makes it so special.  Be sure to also check out the associated Teacher Feature, Extraordinary Compilations, a lesson about collections and what makes them special.

Making Cents—The latest edition of this "quarterly" H.I.P. Pocket Change newsletter has hit the Web.  Read it to learn all about the fantastic features we've added to the site and find key words from this issue with the Making Cents summer 2006 Word Find Puzzle!

Teacher Feature

Teacher Features—While you can always find great classroom ideas in the Teachers section of H.I.P. Pocket Change, be sure to click on the Teacher Feature icon whenever you spot it on the site to find ideas that relate directly to whatever you've just read!

Feature Name Related Content Covered
Curricular Area
Extraordinary Compilations August Coin of the Month Language Arts,
Social Studies