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Third graders study the American flag and its importance. In this American flag instructional activity, 3rd graders practice the Pledge of Allegiance, discuss and learn the meaning of the American flag stripes, stars, and colors, and sing 'America the Beautiful.' Students learn law and regulations for the flag. Students practice folding the flag. As assessment, students must know the meaning of the flags elements and fold the flag.
Young scholars examine the life of Betsy Ross. In this evolution of the American flag lesson, students view primary source images of Ross and the flag. Young scholars create and assemble their own flag from paper. 
Students create a movie from the material they have learned during the unit covering the American Flag and the Pledge of Allegiance.
Students draw the American flag and learn about the different flags over the years. For this American flag lesson plan, students take their knowledge and teach it to another class.
Students create a class American Flag using their handprints. Students discuss each part of the flag, its significance, and its history as they create their flag. A picture of a finished flag is included.
Third graders gain knowledge of the American Flag and the importance of the flag in the school and community. In this social studies instructional activity, 3rd graders discover what the colors, stripes, and stars of the American flag mean, review laws and regulations about flags, and learn the proper way to fold the American Flag.
Youngsters study and discuss the history and importance of the American Flag. They explain the meaning of the Stars and Stripes, the name "Old Glory," and discover when and how the flag is displayed. This well-designed plan has many ideas, and educational resources embedded in it that should lead to a firm understanding of the history and customs which surround our nation's flag.
Third graders recognize the American flag as a symbol. For this symbols lesson, 3rd graders review the video "U.S. Flag: Proper Use" and identify what the stars and stripes represent. Students view an online clip of how to fold the American flag and practice folding the flag in the appropriate way.
Students explore American flag and its symbols, and create an original flag that represents what they see in their own lives.
The American flag is the focus of this instructional activity. Students identify the various symbols on the American flag and what they represent. They brainstorm common values of the American people, compare their classroom community to the United States, and brainstorm a list of common values.  A classroom flag is designed, and each student writes a descriptive paragraph explaining the symbols they chose for their flag.
Students investigate the history of the American Flag and the creator Betsy Ross.  In this U.S. History lesson, students discuss the importance of symbols, and why the American Flag looks the way it does.  Students complete puzzle activities using the designs of current and former American Flags.
Students research the American flag. In this national symbols lesson, students discuss the meaning of the flag and its parts.  They create their own flag and sing the song "You're a Grand Old Flag."
Learners examine the history and origin of the United States Flag. They identify each symbol and discover the proper way to display it. They discuss how the flag itself has played a part in recent events.
Students recognize and explain the importance of the American flag as a symbol of our government. They explore and engage in multiple experiences and conversations to support their learning.
Students demonstrate the importance of symbols, especially the flag, to the identity of the American nation. They use the internet to trace the design timeline of the American flag.
In this American flag worksheet, students read and interpret a passage on the history of the American flag. Students answer five statements associated with the passage as true or false and rewrite two sentences correcting all the grammar mistakes.
In this identifying facts about the American flag online interactive worksheet, students read an informational paragraph and answer multiple choice comprehensive questions. Students choose 8 answers.
Fourth graders investigate the concept of the American Flag. They conduct research using a variety of resources and answer questions to create the context for the information search. Then students use the information to have class discussion.
Students investigate the American flag. In this citizenship instructional activity, students listen to the book The Story of the American Flag by John Herman and discuss the symbolic meaning of the stars and stripes. Students construct their own paper flags.
Students complete an American flag activity. In this United States flag lesson, students write and illustrate a story about the creation of the American flag for a second grade class.

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