Lesson Plans

Past Meets Present

Students will demonstrate an understanding of how geographical location affects the daily life of people in a country.
Grades: 4th, 5th, 6th
Subjects: Social Studies, Language Arts
Coin Type: Quarter

Music to My Ears

The student will identify different music genres. The student will identify qualities, histories, and persons associated with different musical genres.
Grades: 4th, 5th, 6th
Subjects: Social Studies, Language Arts, Art, Music
Coin Type: Quarter

Island Inquiry

Students will describe the physical, geographical, historical, and cultural characteristics of the Northern Mariana Islands.
Grades: 4th, 5th, 6th
Subjects: Social Studies, Language Arts
Coin Type: Quarter

Can You Picture This?

Students will practice the skill of visualization as a means of demonstrating comprehension.
Grades: 4th, 5th, 6th
Subjects: Social Studies, Language Arts, Art
Coin Type: Dollar

Rename that State!

Students will research and identify a particular state's name origin, resources, and important landmarks.
Grades: 4th, 5th, 6th
Subjects: Social Studies, Language Arts, Art
Coin Type: Quarter

An Island Introduction

Students will research and identify key geographical, cultural, and political concepts as they apply to Hawaii. Students will identify different types of maps.
Grades: 4th, 5th, 6th
Subjects: Social Studies, Language Arts
Coin Type: Quarter

The Coin and the Fable

Students will identify and apply the elements of fables, including the personification of animals, use of morals, and oral tradition.
Grades: 4th, 5th, 6th
Subjects: Language Arts, Science
Coin Type: Quarter

Sunny Symbols

Students will understand the meaning of the Zia Sun symbol on the quarter. Students will investigate and understand the relationships among the Earth, Moon, and Sun, with particular emphasis on the Sun. Students will understand the motions of the Sun; the effects of the Sun on the Earth and the Moon; the relative size, position, age, and makeup of the Sun; and historical contributions in understanding the Sun and our Solar System.
Grades: 4th, 5th, 6th
Subjects: Social Studies, Language Arts, Science
Coin Type: Quarter

Read All About It!

Students will understand and apply the basic tools of research and how to collect, interpret, and use the information. Students will understand how to write a newspaper article.
Grades: 4th, 5th, 6th
Subjects: Social Studies, Language Arts
Coin Type: Quarter

Voting for Change

Students will identify important events in the history of voting rights. Students will identify the importance of amendments to the Constitution.
Grades: 4th, 5th, 6th
Subjects: Social Studies, Language Arts, Art
Coin Type: Quarter