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The Betsy Ross Story: Truth or Legend?
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.
3rd - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 37 Downloads
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.
5th - 6th Languages 3 Views 8 Downloads
Betsy Ross and the Evolution of the American Flag
Students examine the life of Betsy Ross. In this evolution of the American flag lesson plan, students view primary source images of Ross and the flag. Students create and assemble their own flag from paper.
Pre-K - K Social Studies & History 5 Views 38 Downloads
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 these women have been important figures in American history.
3rd Social Studies & History 5 Views 14 Downloads
Zoom-In: Betsy Ross
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.
Pre-K - K Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
Betsy Ross: January 1, 1752
In this writing prompt learning exercise, 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?
4th - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 15 Downloads
Learners 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. Learners complete puzzle activities using the designs of current and former American Flags.
Pre-K - K Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 24 Downloads
The American Revolution
Learners 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.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 55 Views 317 Downloads
Internet Activities: To Betsy's House to Make a Flag
Students investigate the history of the American flag. For 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.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads
Life in a Box: Pocahontas, Betsy Ross, Helen Keller, Susan B. Anthony, Rosa Parks
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.
K - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 50 Downloads
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.
K - 3rd Social Studies & History 6 Views 59 Downloads
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.
3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads