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In this Betsy Ross instructional activity, students read a 2 page article on Betsy Ross, answer 6 facts about Betsy Ross with multiple choice answers and answer 4 short answer questions.
Learners discover that some historians question the story of Betsy Ross's involvement in the creation of the first U.S. flag, study why historians question the story and list reasons the story of Betsy Ross might not be true.
Students investigate the history of the American Flag and the creator Betsy Ross.  In this U.S. History lesson plan, 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.
Is your native Spanish-speaking class learning about American legends and the history of the United States? Introduce them to Betsy Ross, the woman often credited for the making of the first American flag! After reading the short passage, your learners will complete two exercises that assess their reading comprehension. 
Students examine the life of Betsy Ross. In this evolution of the American flag lesson, students view primary source images of Ross and the flag. Students create and assemble their own flag from paper. 
Third graders consider famous women in history. In this notable women lesson,  students watch a slide show about Pocahontas, Betsy Ross, Helen Keller, Susan B. Anthony, and Rosa Parks. Students will complete a worksheet and discuss how these women have been important figures in American history.
Students view pictures of patriots from our Country's past.  In this Zoom-In lesson, students predict who or what is in each image and discuss the impact that these historical figures had on our lives.  Students also learn about American symbols.
In this proof reading instructional activity, students find ten errors in a paragraph about Betsy Ross. They correct the errors using standard editing symbols.
Students examine the legend of Betsy Ross. In this famous Americans lesson, students discover the legend of Betsy Ross. Students watch a Powerpoint and discuss what people can learn from events from long ago.
Students investigate the lives of important women who fought for their rights.  For this equality lesson, students examine the different gender roles throughout history and define the actions many women were made famous by.  Students view a slide-show of the famous women and their achievements.
Students study American historical figures. In this US history lesson, students discuss who Betsy Ross was and why she was important in American history.
In this US history worksheet, students read a passage about Betsy Ross. Students fill in 6 missing words in the text with a choice from the word bank.
In this writing prompt worksheet, students learn the date January 1, 1752 as the birthday for Betsy Ross, the woman who sewed the first American flag. Students then answer the following prompt: 'If you were asked to create a new flag for the United States, what would it look like? Explain why you made your design choices.'
Betsy Ross - fact and myth. As an introduction to American Literature, class members become detectives and search web sites to find information about the flag, prominent places it has been displayed (on the moon, at ground zero, in films, etc.), and treatment of the flag. A photo montage and a quiz are mentioned but not included.
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. 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.
Middle schoolers examine and identify the types of nonpoint pollution on Long Island Sound. In groups, they walk the shoreline, collect trash and identify its source. Using that information, they create a variety of graphs of the different types of trash they found. To end the lesson plan, they work together in groups to create a poster and presentation to share their results with the class.
Students complete a unit on the American Revolution. They explore various websites, create an informational pamphlet, write a biography, take an online interactive quiz, contribute an item that represents something from the Revolutionary War to a time capsule, and plan a Colonial Day.
Fifth graders research assigned women from the revolutionary time period, using primary sources. In this American History lesson, 5th graders break into groups and create a power point of the information they have found about the woman of their choice. A worksheet is provided to help with the information gathering.   
Students observe and create artistic representations, technological images, and scientific diagrams. They explore the five senses, the structure and function of the corresponding organs, and how the senses are connected to the human brain.

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