50 State Quarters Program Lesson Plans

The 50 State Quarters Program is a hit with kids! Thousands of children are collecting these unique coins – one commemorative quarter for each state in the Union – and learning more about their country’s history and heritage. Bring the excitement of this historic event to your classroom with FREE 50 State Quarters Program lesson plans. Designed by teachers for teachers, each lesson plan includes everything you will need to create stimulating learning experiences for your students:

  • Fully adaptable lesson outlines with clear objectives
  • Reproducible graphic handouts
  • Interactive games and cooperative learning activities
  • Suggestions for evaluation exercises

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Lesson Plans

Year coin issued: 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000/1999

2008

Release of Oklahoma, New Mexico, Arizona, Alaska, Hawaii quarters.

Grades K and 1

Grades 2 and 3

Grades 4 through 6

2007

Release of Montana, Washington, Idaho, Wyoming, Utah quarters.

Grades K and 1

Grades 2 and 3

Grades 4 through 6

2006

Release of Nevada, Nebraska, Colorado, North Dakota, South Dakota quarters.

Grades K and 1

Grades 2 and 3

Grades 4 through 6

2005

Release of California, Minnesota, Oregon, Kansas, West Virginia quarters.

Grades K and 1

Grades 2 and 3

Grades 4 through 6

2004

Release of Michigan, Florida, Texas, Iowa, Wisconsin quarters.

Grades K and 1

Grades 2 and 3

Grades 4 through 6

2003

Release of Illinois, Alabama, Maine, Missouri, Arkansas quarters.

Grades K and 1

Grades 2 and 3

Grades 4 through 6

2002

Release of Tennessee, Ohio, Louisiana, Indiana, Mississippi quarters.

Grades K and 1

Grades 2 and 3

Grades 4 through 6

2001

Release of Kentucky, North Carolina, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont quarters.

Grades K and 1

Grades 2 and 3

Grades 4 through 6

2000/1999

Release of Massachusetts, Maryland, South Carolina, New Hampshire, Virginia, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut quarters.

Grades K and 1

Grades 2 and 3

Grades 4 through 6

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