Lessons by State

Looking for lesson plans on a specific U.S. state, territory, or the District of Columbia? Check out our featured state-specific lesson plans below.


Lesson Plans by State and Territory

Using Your Senses (Grades K-1)

Special Traits (Grades 2-3)

Talk to Me (Grades 4-6)

Tally Up!: Denali National Park and Preserve (Grades K-1)

Water Cycling in the Wilderness (Grades K-1)

It's a Bear Out There (Grades 2-3)

Land of the Midnight Sun: Denali National Park and Preserve (Grades 2-3)

Adapting to Denali: Denali National Park and Preserve (Grades 4-6)

The Coin and the Fable (Grades 4-6)

Critterpages: Denali National Park and Preserve (Grades 7-8)

North to Alaska and Gold: Denali National Park and Preserve (Grades 9-12)

Patterning in the Pacific (Grades K-1)

Trading Traditions (Grades 2-3)

In With the Imports (Grades 4-6)

Super Saguaro (Grades K-1)

Desert Dwellers (Grades 2-3)

Layer by Layer (Grades 4-6)

The Nature of Coins (Grade K)

The Natural State (Grades 2-3)

A Biome to Call Home (Grades 4-6)

Quarter Conservation (Grades K-1)

You Can Depend on Me (Grades 2-3)

Rock On! (Grades 4-6)

Mapmaker, Make Me a Map (Grades K-1)

A Mountain of Myths (Grades 2-3)

Colorful Colorado (Grades 4-6)

More Than Sand Dunes: Great Sand Dunes National Park (Grades 4-6)

A Challenge of Friction: Great Sand Dunes National Park (Grades 9-12)

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Musician Extraordinaire (Grades K-1)

Frederick Douglass National Historical Site: A Notable Narrative (Grades 2-3)

Let’s Do a Biography (Grades 2-3)

Tropical Travel Choices (Grades 2-3)

Frederick Douglass National Historical Site: Champion a Cause (Grades 4-6)

Music to My Ears (Grades 4-6)

Scenes From a Salt Marsh (Grades 2-3)

Photographic Memories (Grades 9-12)

A Little Birdie Told Me: Everglades National Park (Grades K-1)

It’s Time to Rhyme (Grades K-1)

Discovery, Ship to Shuttle (Grades 2-3)

Distinguished Discoveries (Grades 4-6)

Let’s Go Birding!: Everglades National Park (Grades 4-6)

Let’s Explore the Seashore (Grades 2-3)

Land, Sea, and History (Grades 4-6)

Transport, Past and Present (Grades K-1)

Groovy Guam (Grades 2-3)

Past Meets Present (Grades 4-6)

Forms Matter!: Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park (Grades K-1)

How Will We Get There? (Grades K-1)

Aloha From the King (Grades 2-3)

Haiku in Hawaii: Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park (Grades 2-3)

Cooking Up a Volcano: Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park (Grades 4-6)

What are the Reasons?: Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park (Grades 7-8)

Volcanoes Live: Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park (Grades 9-12)

My Happy Habitat (Grades K-1)

Poetry to My Ears (Grades 2-3)

Illustrated Beauty (Grades 4-6)

Coin Connections (Illinois) (Grades K-1)

It’s in the Details (Grades K-1)

Places We Live (Grades 2-3)

The Life of Lincoln (Grades 4-6)

What Relief? (Grades 7-8)

Coin Crossroads (Grades K-1)

The Great States Race (Grades 2-3)

A Race Through the States (Grades 4-6)

The First Steps West (Grades 7-8)

Crafting Cause and Effect (Grades 9-12)

Effigy Mounds National Monument: Shapes and Symbols (Grades K-1)

The Value of Coins (Grades K-1)

Effigy Mounds National Monument: Explanatory Texts (Grades 2-3)

It Matters to Me (Grades 2-3)

Every Picture Tells a Story (Grades 4-6)

Flower Power (Grades K-1)

Kansas Clues (Grades 2-3)

Can You See the Light? (Grades 4-6)

What's in a Cave? (Grades 2-3)

The Gap Map (Grades 7-8)

Beautiful Bayou (Grades K-1)

Our States, My State (Grades K-1)

Mapping America (Grades 2-3)

Fast Facts (Grades 4-6)

Rebirth of the Longleaf Pine Forests (Grades 4-6)

Quarters From the Coast (Grades K-1)

Pools of Wonder: Acadia National Park (Grades K-1)

Follow the Light (Grades 2-3)

Signals for Safety: Acadia National Park (Grades 2-3)

Hardships on the Maine-Land (Grades 4-6)

Lend a Helping Hand: Acadia National Park (Grades 4-6)

Acadia Adaptations: Acadia National Park (Grades 7-8)

News of the Acadians: Acadia National Park (Grades 9-12)

This Coin Is Our Song (Grades K-1)

Inspired by the Flag (Grades 2-3)

Oh Say! What a Big Flag! (Grades 4-6)

Why? Because and Effect (Grades 7-8)

Key to the National Anthem (Grades 9-12)

Technology and Labor Reform: The Role of Lowell in the Industrial Revolution (Grades 4-6)

A Coin Out of Water (Grades K-1)

How to Make a Lake (Grades 2-3)

Engaging Ecosystems (Grades 4-6)

Introducing Industries (Grades 4-6)

Pictured Rocks Podcast (Grades 7-8)

Let’s Save the Loons! (Grades K-1)

Lots of Lakes (Grades K-1)

What’s in a Name? (Grades 2-3)

A Fish Story (Grades 4-6)

Amazing Auroras (Grades 7-8)

Sounding Out the Symbols (Grades K-1)

2002 State Flower Show (Grades 1-2)

A Financial Flower Garden (Grades 4-6)

Sorting by Site (Grades K-1)

A Trip Back in Time (Grades 2-3)

Discovering Descriptions (Grades 4-6)

Ozark National Scenic Riverways: Carved by Karst (Grades 7-8)

Ozark National Scenic Riverways: Caves, Springs, and Hellbenders (Grades 9-12)

Big Blue Sky (Grades K-1)

Can You Adapt? (Grades 2-3)

Food Web (Grades 4-6)

Push or Pull (Grades K-1)

A Homegrown Budget (Grades 2-3)

Travel the Trail (Grades 2-3)

Wagons West! (Grades 4-6)

Homestead Narratives (Grades 7-8)

Force of Habitat (Grades K-1)

Oh, the Life of a Tree (Grades K-1)

How Resourceful Are You? (Grades 2-3)

Tree Detectives (Grades 2-3)

Amazing Metals (Grades 4-6)

Influenced by History (Grades 4-6)

Great Bristlecone! (Grades 7-8)

Form Meets Function (Grades 9-12)

Pair Us Down White Mountain (Grades K-1)

Let’s Take a Hike! (Grades 2-3)

Survival on Mt. Chocorua (Grades 4-6)

Mountain on the Rise (Grades 7-8)

A Visit to White Mountain (Grades 9-12)

Postcards From the Past (Grades K-1)

First Stop: The American Dream (Grades 4-6)

All About Nicknames (Grades K-1)

Picture Perfect Petroglyphs: Chaco Culture National Historical Park (Grades K-1)

It's All in the Pattern (Grades 2-3)

Trade This, Trade That: Chaco Culture National Historical Park (Grades 2-3)

Long After We're Gone: Chaco Culture National Historical Park (Grades 4-6)

Sunny Symbols (Grades 4-6)

What Was the Effect? Chaco Culture National Historical Park (Grades 7-8)

Detectives of the Past: Chaco Culture National Historical Park (Grades 9-12)

Who's Who (Grades 4-6)

Fact Checking History (Grades 9-12)

Through the Tunnel We Go! (Grades K-1)

Find Your Way on the Parkway (Grades 7-8)

Give Me A "B"! (Grades K-1)

Protect for Safekeeping (Grades 2-3)

Conserving the World Around Us: Theodore Roosevelt's Legacy (Grades 4-6)

Neither Wind Nor Rain (Grades 4-6)

A Special Place (Grades 9-12)

Parts of a Flower (Grades K-1)

Island Inquiry (Grades 4-6)

Geometric Celebration (Grades K-1)

Pioneers in Space (Grades K-1)

Flying High in Ohio (Grades 2-3)

What is Peace? (Grades 2-3)

A Life Without Flight (Grades 4-6)

Timing on Lake Erie (Grades 4-6)

Picture of Peace (Grades 7-8)

Peace in Word and Deed (Grades 9-12)

Symbols in My Eyes (Grades K-1)

Spy the Flycatcher (Grades 2-3)

Oh, the Regions! (Grades 4-6)

Crater Creation (Grades K-1)

Let's Look at Legends (Grades 2-3)

Explosive Ideas! (Grades 4-6)

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Hopping For Frogs: El Yunque National Forest (Grades K-1)

Isle of Shapes (Grades K-1)

Rainforest Writers (Grades 2-3)

Tell Me a Tale: El Yunque National Forest (Grades 2-3)

Absolutely and Relatively (Grades 4-6)

Rain, Rain, Everywhere: El Yunque National Forest (Grades 4-6)

It's Just Water: El Yunque National Forest (Grades 7-8)

Of Frogs and Parrots: El Yunque National Forest (Grades 9-12)

Built by Glaciers (Grades 9-12)

Wild About Photography (Grades 9-12)

Follow the Flag (Grades K-1)

The Battle of Sullivan's Island (Grades 4-6)

Four Famous Faces (Grades K-1)

My Personal Mount Rushmore (Grades K-1)

Follow the Leader (Grades 2-3)

Mountains of Traits (Grades 2-3)

Faces of Mount Rushmore (Grades 4-6)

What an Accomplishment! (Grades 4-6)

Working Diary (Grades 7-8)

Relevance in Stone (Grades 9-12)

Numbering Up and Down: Great Smoky Mountains (Grades K-1)

Sing a Song of Coinage (Grades K-1)

Musical Change (Grades 2-3)

Sing for Your State (Grades 4-6)

Contact Without Impact: Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Grades 9-12)

Simple Symbols (Texas) (Grades K-1)

Order Out of Borders (Grades 2-3)

Making Cents of Independence (Grades 4-6)

Treasure Hunt! (Grades K-1)

Island Animals (Grades 2-3)

Weather Alert! (Grades 4-6)

Which Came First? (Grades K-1)

I'll Meet You in the Middle (Grades 2-3)

Let's Build an Arch: Arches National Park (Grades 2-3)

Read All About It! (Grades 4-6)

A Delicate Arch: Arches National Park (Grades 7-8)

Lesson plans coming soon!

Mountain Museum: Shenandoah National Park (Grades 2-3)

Hiking Proportions: Shenandoah National Park (Grades 7-8)

Wow! Water, Trees, Fish! (Grades K-1)

Looking at Landforms (Grades 2-3)

Salmon Stories (Grades 4-6)

Over, Under, In, and Out (Grades K-1)

I See a Great Blue Heron! (Grades 2-3)

Letters From the Road (Grades 2-3)

Bridging the Gap (Grades 4-6)

Harpers Ferry History (Grades 9-12)

Goods for You! (Grades K-1)

Light the Way! (Grades K-1)

Being Resourceful (Grades 2-3)

Life of a Lighthouse Keeper (Grades 2-3)

In Great Demand (Grades 4-6)

"W" is for Wyoming (Grades K-1)

A Cowboy's Life (Grades 2-3)

Voting for Change (Grades 4-6)

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