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.
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Designing Your Philanthropic Collage-Penny Drive
Learners examine how philanthropy is a daily activity. In this philanthropy instructional activity, students identify philanthropic traits in themselves and reflect upon acts of everyday philanthropy they were involved in.
4th - 8th 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. In this Memorial Day lesson plan, 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
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 instructional activity, the teacher introduces a news article with a discussion of money and a vocabulary activity, then...
3rd - 7th Social Studies & History