# Lesson Plans

## Take a Chance

The student will determine the probability of a given event using concreteexamples. Students will describe events using terms such as likely, unlikely, certain, and impossible. The student will convert fractions to decimals, decimals to percents, and percents to fractions.
Grades: 4th, 5th, 6th
Subject: Math
Coin Type: Quarter

## Money Matters

Students will recognize a cent, nickel, dime, quarter, half-dollar, and Sacagawea Golden Dollar, and identify the value of each coin.
Subjects: Math, Art
Coin Types: Cent, Nickel, Dime, Quarter, Half Dollar, Dollar

## Let’s Learn About the United States

Students will explore the 50 State Quarters to learn about each state.
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd
Subject: Social Studies
Coin Type: Quarter

## Coin Trading Cards

Students will research U.S. coins and historical figures, and will write informational text to create trading cards based on their research.
Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th
Subject: Social Studies
Coin Types: Cent, Nickel, Dime, Quarter, Half Dollar, Dollar

## Spinning Nickels

Students will make predictions about the probability of a spun nickel landing on either heads or tails. Students will then test their predictions through experimentation.
Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Subject: Science
Coin Type: Nickel

## A Mass of Pennies

Students will estimate and determine the number of cents (pennies) that are needed to equal the mass of a variety of common objects.
Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th
Subject: Science
Coin Type: Cent

## Using a Coordinate Grid

The student will manipulate ordered pairs in the first quadrantof a coordinate plane.
Grades: 4th, 5th, 6th
Subject: Math
Coin Type: Quarter

## Fantastic Forms

Students will recognize the physical shape of the USA and their home state.
Subjects: Social Studies, Language Arts, Art
Coin Type: Quarter

## The Alphabet of Coins

Students will use letter and sound relationships of initial consonants to complete sentences that follow a given repeating pattern. These sentences will be based on coin terms found on the U.S. Mint H.I.P. Pocket Change website.
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd
Subject: Language Arts
Coin Types: Cent, Nickel, Dime, Quarter, Half Dollar, Dollar

## Coins in U.S. History

Students will investigate, appreciate, and deepen their knowledge of U.S. coins and the history associated with these coins. They will also learn about events in U.S. history.
Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th
Subject: Social Studies
Coin Types: Cent, Nickel, Dime, Quarter, Half Dollar, Dollar