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In this Betsy Ross worksheet, 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.
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.
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. 
Young scholars examine the life of Betsy Ross. In this evolution of the American flag lesson, students view primary source images of Ross and the flag. Young scholars 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.
Young scholars view pictures of patriots from our Country's past.  In this Zoom-In activity, students predict who or what is in each image and discuss the impact that these historical figures had on our lives.  Young scholars also learn about American symbols.
Learners examine the legend of Betsy Ross. In this famous Americans activity, students discover the legend of Betsy Ross. Learners watch a Powerpoint and discuss what people can learn from events from long ago.
Young scholars 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.'
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 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.
Students investigate the history of the American flag. In this U.S. history lesson, students read "To Betsy's House to a Make a Flag" and complete an Internet activity regarding the life of Betsy Ross.
In this proof reading worksheet, students find ten errors in a paragraph about Betsy Ross. They correct the errors using standard editing symbols.
Students 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.  Students view a slide-show of the famous women and their achievements.
Wave goodbye to the school year with these lesson ideas on how to teach about the significance of the US flag.
Students are read books about George Washington, Betsy Ross and Martin Luther King, Jr. They develop their listening skills.
In this Flag Day worksheet, students analyze 8 words in a word bank that pertain to the American flag. Students find these words in a word search puzzle.
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. For 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.

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