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The American Flag
Third graders study the American flag and its importance. In 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.
Betsy Ross and the Evolution of the American Flag
Learners examine the life of Betsy Ross. In this evolution of the American flag lesson, students view primary source images of Ross and the flag. Learners create and assemble their own flag from paper.
The American Flag
First graders study the American flag as a symbol of freedom. They explore the number of stripes and stars and discuss the symbolism. After observing the American flag, 1st graders use construction paper to create their own accurate flag.
The American Flag and the Pledge of Allegiance
Students create a movie from the material they have learned during the unit covering the American Flag and the Pledge of Allegiance.
American Flag History
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.
The History of the American Flag
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.
Freedom's Hope: The Historic Travels of the American Flag
Fourth graders explore the origins surround the American flag. They also display proper flag etiquette and create at least one slide for Flag Day Celebration.
Our American Flag
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.
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.
Respect and Care of the American Flag
Students properly fold the American Flag and demonstrate proper care and use of the flag to younger students. They properly raise and lower to the flag on a flagpole and demonstrate care and use to younger students as well.
Simple Symbols and American Children
Students engage in a lesson which teach a respect for the American flag, the pledge of allegiance, liberty bell, statue of liberty, the bald eagle, and other patriotic symbols. There are a wide variety of excellent activities imbedded in this plan.
Attention! Salute! Pledge!
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.
You're a Grand Ol' Flag
Students explore American flag and its symbols, and create an original flag that represents what they see in their own lives.
Star Spangled Banner
Students use the Internet to discover the basic information about the American Flag. They explore how to fold a flag and which holidays to use the flag. They compare Betsy Ross's flag to the ones of today. They discover the story of the flag and the song
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 complete a unit on the history of Native Americans. They explore various websites, draw pictures of Native American homes, create a poster highlighting a period in Native American history, and construct a replica of a Native American flag for display.
The American Flag
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.
The American Flag
Young scholars 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.
Symbols of Freedom
In this ten-day unit, students identify the symbols of the United States and learn the significance of each symbol: the Liberty Bell, the American flag, the bald eagle, and the current United States president.