Lesson Plans

Sequoyah’s Diary

Students will research the life of Sequoyah and create a diary detailing his accomplishments and the creation of the Cherokee syllabary.
Grades: 7th, 8th
Subjects: Social Studies, Language Arts
Coin Type: Dollar

Communicating Change

Students will describe the impact the Sequoyah's Syllabary had on the Cherokee people. Students will apply the concept of change to another important invention in the realm of communication.
Grades: 4th, 5th, 6th
Subjects: Social Studies, Language Arts
Coin Type: Dollar

The Message in Myths

Students will learn about Cherokee myths and compare and contrast verbal and written communication methods.
Grades: 2nd, 3rd
Subjects: Social Studies, Language Arts, Art
Coin Type: Dollar

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