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During the past month, new information and activities have been added to the United States Mint H.I.P. Pocket Change™ Web site.  To help you learn "What’s New for You," we’ve listed and linked these features below.

New Lesson Plans

The brand new 2013 America the Beautiful Quarters® Program lesson plans are ready for you to use in your classroom!  The plans integrate National Standards, are designed for grades K through 12 and are available online for free!

Memorial Day

Our Memorial Day page is full of information you can use in your classroom.  See how coins can help your students to understand this special holiday. 

National Teacher Day!

Celebrate National Teacher Day on May 7 by joining the Teachers' Network!  It's a great way to keep abreast of the newest features and resources as they become available on the site.


Did you know the first U.S. nickel was minted on May 16, 1866?  Visit the Westward Journey Nickel Series™  Lesson Plans page and browse our collection of downloadable lesson plans available for individual grades K through 12.

Coin of the Month

Image shows the front of the 5-Star Generals $5 coin. Peter the Mint Eagle introduces the 5-Star Generals $5 gold coin as the coin of the month. Invite your students to learn more about Douglas MacArthur and the coin's design and program by visiting the May Coin of the Month.

May 2013

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Teacher Feature

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Curricular Areas:  Social Studies, Language Arts
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