Lesson Plans

I Have, Who Has?

The students will learn states and their capitals, improving their knowledgeof geography.
Grades: 4th, 5th, 6th
Subject: Social Studies
Coin Type: Quarter

How Are Coins Different?

Students use sets of circulating coins to determine the unique characteristics of each coin. They then create paragraphs and illustrations to convey what makes each coin in our pockets special.
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd
Subject: Language Arts
Coin Types: Cent, Nickel, Dime, Quarter, Half Dollar, Dollar

Sun Prints

Students will use coins to help them explore the sun as a source of renewable energy.
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd
Subject: Science
Coin Types: Cent, Nickel, Dime, Quarter

Are You Money Smart?

Students will discuss the irony of this coin-centric poem. They will also practice letter writing, and will be able to identify and count coin/money values.
Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th
Subject: Language Arts
Coin Types: Cent, Nickel, Dime, Quarter

Start with a Chart

The student will synthesize information gathered from a chart. The studentwill choose a mathematical technique to answer questions involvingaddition, subtraction, and ordering of dates.
Grades: 4th, 5th, 6th
Subject: Math
Coin Type: Quarter