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Betsy Ross and the Evolution of the American Flag
Students examine the life of Betsy Ross. In this evolution of the American flag instructional activity, 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
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 instructional activity, students watch a slide show about Pocahontas, Betsy Ross, Helen Keller, Susan B. Anthony, and Rosa Parks. Students will complete a worksheet...
3rd Social Studies & History
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...
4th - 5th English Language Arts
New Review 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