Lesson Plans

Code Talkers Recognition Act

Students will research and draw conclusions about specific time periods. Students will understand and sequence events and demonstrate an understanding of the importance of Code Talkers in American history.
Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th
Subjects: Social Studies, Language Arts, Technology, Art
Coin Type: Medal

Frederick Douglass National Historical Site: Champion a Cause

Students will describe the role of Frederick Douglass as an advocate for equality and justice for all people. Students will identify causes Frederick Douglass believed in. Students will define and discuss being involved in a cause and share causes they personally believe in. Students will write a presentation about a cause they believe in and advocate for their cause to the class.
Grades: 4th, 5th, 6th
Subject: Language Arts
Coin Type: Quarter

Frederick Douglass National Historical Site: A Notable Narrative

Students will learn to read and create a timeline and will correctly identify the sequence of events. Students will learn how Frederick Douglass fought for equality and justice for all people.
Grades: 2nd, 3rd
Subjects: Social Studies, Language Arts
Coin Type: Quarter

Effigy Mounds National Monument: Shapes and Symbols

Students will identify the 2017 Effigy Mounds National Monument America the Beautiful Quarter reverse, correctly name its geometric shape, identify symbols within the design and recall experiences to create a new coin.
Grades: K, 1st
Subject: Language Arts
Coin Type: Quarter

Beautiful Bayou

Students will describe the bayou environment and its special features. Students will identify key physical characteristics of a wild turkey.
Grades: K, 1st
Subjects: Language Arts, Science
Coin Type: Quarter

Through the Tunnel We Go!

Students will describe the relative positions of objects using prepositions. Students will formulate potential writing ideas.
Grades: K, 1st
Subjects: Math, Language Arts
Coin Type: Quarter

Scenes from a Salt Marsh

Students will describe characteristics of a salt marsh and identify plants and animals typical of this environment. Students will synthesize and apply knowledge of a salt marsh.
Grades: 2nd, 3rd
Subjects: Language Arts, Science, Art
Coin Type: Quarter

A Homegrown Budget

Students will describe the life of a Western homestead settler in the 1800s. Students will use addition and subtraction to calculate a budget.
Grades: 2nd, 3rd
Subjects: Math, Social Studies
Coin Type: Quarter

Who’s Who

Students will identify influential individuals and groups of people who participated in the Battles of Saratoga and understand their involvement with the battles. Students will describe how natural resources in Saratoga, New York, affected the Battles of Saratoga.
Grades: 4th, 5th, 6th
Subjects: Social Studies, Language Arts, Technology, Art
Coin Type: Quarter

Rebirth of the Longleaf Pine Forests

Students will explore the history of Longleaf pine forests. Students will investigate methods of conservation used in forest ecosystems.
Grades: 4th, 5th, 6th
Subjects: Language Arts, Science, Technology
Coin Type: Quarter