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In this Betsy Ross 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.
The Betsy Ross Story: Truth or Legend?
Students 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, 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.
La Leyenda de Betsy Ross
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.
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.
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. 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.
Zoom-In: Betsy Ross
Students view pictures of patriots from our Country's past. In this Zoom-In instructional activity, 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 worksheet, students find ten errors in a paragraph about Betsy Ross. They correct the errors using standard editing symbols.
Zoom In- Betsy Ross
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.
Life in a Box: Pocahontas, Betsy Ross, Helen Keller, Susan B. Anthony, Rosa Parks
Pupils investigate the lives of important women who fought for their rights. In this equality lesson, students examine the different gender roles throughout history and define the actions many women were made famous by. Pupils view a slide-show of the famous women and their achievements.
Learners study American historical figures. In this US history instructional activity, students discuss who Betsy Ross was and why she was important in American history.
For 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.
Betsy Ross: January 1, 1752
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.'
Here is a presentation that focuses on the books found in the 921s of the Dewey Decimal system: biographies! After being coached on how to find this type of books, sample books are shown about famous people like Betsy Ross, Abe Lincoln, and Christopher Columbus. Learners must match up their books with the correct Dewey Decimal designation. A good PowerPoint!
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.
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 films, etc.), and treatment of the flag. A photo montage and a quiz are mentioned but not included.
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.
Nonpoint Source Pollution in Long Island Sound
Learners 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 instructional activity, they work together in groups to create a poster and presentation to share their results with the class.
The American Revolution
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.
Women of the Revolutionary War
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.