Susan B. Anthony: She's Worth a Mint!

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A instructional activity all about Susan B. Anthony showcases the Civil Rights leader's contributions towards equality. A Susan B. Anthony coin sparks engagement. Scholars take part in a discussion that sheds light on what being an agent of change entails. Scholars listen to an informative read-aloud then complete a graphic organizer to make a better sense of their new-found knowledge. Pupils choose other deserving females to have their likeness on United States currency then design their creation on a paper coin. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Conduct the lesson during March—Women's History Month 
  • Allow class members to create a coin featuring a woman they know personally
  • Create a bulletin board that showcases agents of change—add a Susan B. Anthony coin alongside the paper coins class members design
Classroom Considerations
  • The lesson is designed to be completed during three 30-minute class periods 
  • Copies should be made and materials gathered before the lesson begins 
Pros
  • Lesson plan directions are written in detail 
  • Encourages young citizens to make a positive impact on their community  
  • The lesson combines English language arts and U.S. History
Cons
  • None
Common Core