Lesson Plans

Push or Pull

Students will understand that a force (pushing or pulling) can move an object.
Grades: K, 1st
Subjects: Math, Social Studies, Language Arts, Science
Coin Type: Quarter

Force of Habitat

Students will participate in a guided investigation that explores the survival needs of plants and animals in the desert. Students will understand the characteristics of a habitat and how living things survive there.
Grades: K, 1st
Subjects: Social Studies, Language Arts, Science
Coin Type: Quarter

Past and Present

Students will be able to identify George Washington and the current president. Students will be able to distinguish between events in the past and the present.
Grades: K, 1st
Subjects: Social Studies, Language Arts
Coin Type: Quarter

Our Goal Pole

Students will demonstrate their knowledge of the sequencing of events by studying the westward journey of the Corps of Discovery. Students will correctly use terms that indicate the sequence of events. Students will demonstrate an understanding of certain historical figures in United States history.
Grade: K
Subjects: Social Studies, Language Arts
Coin Type: Nickel

Over, Under, In, and Out

Students will follow simple directions based on positional words.
Grades: K, 1st
Subjects: Social Studies, Language Arts
Coin Type: Quarter

We’re Going on a Bison Hunt

Students will examine the significance of the Louisiana Purchase and of the journey of Lewis and Clark's Corps of Discovery. Students will compose a journal entry to demonstrate their knowledge of the use of the American bison as a resource to both the Corps of Discovery and the American Indians.
Grade: K
Subjects: Social Studies, Language Arts, Science
Coin Type: Nickel

Crater Creation

Students will distinguish between fiction and non-fiction information. They will learn to identify the beginning, middle, and end of a story.
Grades: K, 1st
Subjects: Social Studies, Language Arts, Science
Coin Type: Quarter

Simple Symbols (Texas)

Students will recognize and use the word "symbol" and create a glyph using symbols about themselves.
Grades: K, 1st
Subjects: Math, Social Studies, Language Arts, Art
Coin Type: Quarter

It’s Time to Rhyme

Students will identify and create rhyming words.
Grades: K, 1st
Subjects: Language Arts, Art
Coin Type: Quarter

Westward Journey: Which Came First?

Students will examine the significance of the Louisiana Purchase and the journey of Lewis and Clark's Corps of Discovery. They will demonstrate familiarity with and understanding of the features of the Keelboat Nickel reverse. Students will exhibit understanding of sequential order in relation to events that occurred on the journey of Lewis and Clark.
Grade: K
Subjects: Math, Social Studies, Language Arts
Coin Type: Nickel