Lesson Plans

Great Coin Graph!

Students will compare sets of coins and determine which group is greater than, less than, or equal to the other according to the number and value of each set. Students will read and interpret a simple bar graph to answer questions.
Grades: 2nd, 3rd
Subject: Math
Coin Types: Cent, Nickel, Dime, Quarter, Half Dollar, Dollar

Battle of the Coins

Students will observe the physical attributes, such as size, height, weight, and length, of coins. Students will play a game to compare coins to one another.
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd
Subject: Math
Coin Types: Cent, Nickel, Dime, Quarter

Discovering the Role of the Fruit Bat

Students will learn about the fruit bat, its role in the ecosystem of the American Samoa, and design and play a game about fruit bats.
Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th
Coin Type: Quarter

Lesson Plan: Extra! Extra! Read All About the American Memorial Park and War in the Pacific National Historical Park

Students will play the role of a local news reporter and write an article about a national historical park or memorial and its significance to American history. Students will also learn what a memorial and historical park is, discover the difference between living and non-living memorials, and design their own park or memorial.
Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th
Subjects: Coins & Mint, History & Government
Coin Type: Quarter