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Young historians explore US culture by investigating the US flag. They will use their textbooks, prior knowledge, and sources provided by the teacher to research the history of the American flag. They will design and create a trading card with the American flag as the subject after seeing other depictions of the flag. Additional trading cards can be created with other historical symbols or figures to make a deck of trading cards for the classroom.
Third graders study the American flag and its importance. For this American flag lesson, 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.
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.
Students explore the history and attributes of the American flag. In this patriotism lesson, students research the history of the flag, development of the flag over time, and proper flag etiquette. Students create booklets, time lines, and reports regarding their research findings.
The American flag is the focus of this lesson. 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.
Third graders recognize the American flag as a symbol. In 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 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.
Third graders gain knowledge of the American Flag and the importance of the flag in the school and community. In this social studies lesson, 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.