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
The student will convert metric units of measurement. The student will solveproblems that involve addition, subtraction, multiplication, and/or division withdecimals, as well as order decimals from least to greatest.
Students will research Franklin's contributions to American culture and technological progress through his quotes and inventions. They will also analyze research in order to design a coin honoring Ben Franklin's contributions.
Students collect pennies and sort them in ascending order of dates. For the year on each penny, students research key events in history and pick a single event, explaining its historical significance. Then students use these events to create a timeline of U.S. history.