Students will learn about penny quilts made in the late 1700s through the early 1800s. They will then identify significant events from their lives and create their own class penny quilt displaying this information.
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
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.