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September 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.

September Coin of the Month—On August 30, 2006, the United States Mint celebrated the release of the North Dakota quarter.  This new quarter features the American bison and the magnificent Badlands.  Another resource for your classroom is the associated Teacher Feature, which highlights the lesson plans associated with the North Dakota quarter.

Constitution Day Page—Celebrate this important historical event with your students while teaching them about the creation of the United States Constitution, the document's connection with the Constitutional Congress, and some of the Congress's most respected delegates.  Follow links from this page to Coins of the Month and a game that relates to the Constitution.  Then get to know the Constitution by taking the Constitution Trivia Quiz!

State Quarter Day in the Classroom—Learn all about the North Dakota quarter, the 39th quarter in the 50 State Quarters® Program.  Explore the fun classroom activity ideas that H.I.P. Pocket Change has developed to help you celebrate the newest quarter in your classroom!

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
North Dakota Quarter Teacher Feature September Coin of the Month Language Arts,
Social Studies