Lesson Plans

Ozark National Scenic Riverways: Carved by Karst

Students will learn about karst topography and cave ecosystems and will explore the human and environmental factors that can have a long-lasting effect on them.
Grades: 7th, 8th
Subject: Science
Coin Type: Quarter

The Battle of Sullivan’s Island

The students will describe the role of William Jasper as a participant in the Battle of Sullivan's Island. The students will create a map of the Battle of Sullivan's Island using coordinate graphing.
Grades: 4th, 5th, 6th
Subjects: Math, Social Studies, Language Arts
Coin Type: Quarter

What’s in a Cave?

Students will describe the geological formations of the Cumberland Gap National Historical Park. Students will describe the characteristics of a cave ecosystem and create a model representing a cave. Students will compare caves located in different environments.
Grades: 2nd, 3rd
Subjects: Social Studies, Science, Art
Coin Type: Quarter

It’s in the Details

Students will classify objects. Students will define what an adjective is and describe objects using descriptive words.
Grades: K, 1st
Subjects: Language Arts, Science
Coin Types: Quarter, Medal

Follow the Flag

Students will describe ways to respect, preserve and protect the American Flag. Students will discover how communication has changed over time and create an email message.
Grades: K, 1st
Subjects: Social Studies, Language Arts, Technology
Coin Type: Quarter

Touching Sky: Through Tradition and Words

Students will describe the role of Mohawk Ironworkers. Students will create poems to demonstrate perspective of the Mohawk Ironworkers.
Grades: 4th, 5th, 6th
Subject: Language Arts
Coin Type: Dollar

Building America

Students will describe the Empire State Building and how Native Americans contributed to its construction. Students will research iconic American buildings and present their learning in a creative way.
Grades: 2nd, 3rd
Subjects: Social Studies, Language Arts
Coin Type: Dollar

I Am Steel

Students will analyze the movement of Americans and the Mohawk ironworkers from rural to urban areas for job opportunities. Students will write a script and present a monologue from the perspective of the Kahnawake Mohawk and Mohawk Akwesasne ironworker on the construction site.
Grades: 7th, 8th
Subjects: Social Studies, Language Arts, Technology, Drama
Coin Type: Dollar