In this social studies activity, students examine the different facts in the comic strips about pennies. They pay special attention to the details of the writing on a penny.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
The Underground Railroad: A Journey to Freedom
Here is a nice collection of worksheets, lesson plans, and activity ideas for approaching the Underground Railroad with your students. It includes 10 days/5 lessons worth of materials, including a play script, fill-in-the-blank...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
U.S. Penny to Get Four New Designs
Students look at U.S. currency and read about plans to change the back of U.S. pennies. In this current events lesson, the teacher introduces a news article with a discussion of money and a vocabulary activity, then students read the...
3rd - 7th Social Studies & History
Banking on the Future: Penny Drive
Students study why philanthropy is needed and learn to complete a penny drive. In this philanthropy lesson, students learn the need to invest money for future purposes and identify a cause in the community to hold a penny drive for.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
Remembering the Heroes of Memorial Day
Students explore U.S. history by creating soldier related art projects. For this Memorial Day lesson, students discuss the meaning behind the holiday and who exactly has sacrificed for the well being of our country. Students write...
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts