Betsy Ross Teacher Resources
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The Betsy Ross Story: Truth or Legend?
Young scholars 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.
3rd - 12th English Language Arts
Zoom-In: Famous Women in US History- Pocahontas, Betsy Ross, Helen Keller, Susan B. Anthony and Rosa Parks
Third graders consider famous women in history. For 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...
3rd Social Studies & History
Flag Protocol, Ceremonies and Activities
How can an American flag be displayed indoors vs. outdoors? What is proper etiquette for handling the flag? The Girls Scouts of the USA have put together a fantastic packet of information with everything you need to know about the...
1st - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Internet Activities: To Betsy's House to Make a Flag
Students investigate the history of the American flag. In this U.S. history instructional activity, students read "To Betsy's House to a Make a Flag" and complete an Internet activity regarding the life of Betsy Ross.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Importance of American Flag in American Literature
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...
11th - 12th English Language Arts