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Country Flags Quiz
In this online interactive country flag quiz instructional activity, students examine the 20 pictured country flags and try to name all of the countries represented in 4 minutes.
Stars and Stripes Forever: Flag Facts for Flag Day
Students are introduced to the symbolism of the flag of the United States of American. They identify flag components, history, etiquette and lore. They also use constrution paper to make a flag and discuss the Pledge of Allegiance.
What Does That Flag Mean?
Students describe how symbolism is used in flags as they research the symbolism in country flags and create a new flag design. They begin investigating the meaning behind the Olympic flag and then continue with the flags of South Africa and the US.
Fifth graders apply the symmetry and angle properties of polygons and use fractions to express the relationships between the areas of rectangles, squares, and triangles. They analyze various country flags and develop mathematical statements, use rulers to construct the flag in the problem, and discuss the solution as a class.
First graders develop an understanding of the importance of the flag. In this flag lesson, 1st graders research the history of the flag. Students understanding of how the flag fosters pride in Americans. Students research the first flag. Students construct a flag of their own and answer math questions about the flag.
Countries of Africa
Young scholars investigate the different countries of Africa. In this African geography lesson, students choose an African country to investigate and construct the country's flag. Young scholars use a map of Africa to color in their country.
El Dinero y La Bandera de Espana (o Mexico, Peru, etc.)
Students identify the currency used by a particular country and state what the current exchange rate is for that particular country. They then identify and explain the symbols and colors of the country's flag.
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What is the capital city of Saint Lucia? The Comorian Franc is the currency of what country? Geography buffs will love touring and testing their knowledge of famous, as well as lesser-known countries, currencies, and customs. Challenging and colorful.
Flags Of Latin America
Middle schoolers determine the symbolism of Latin American flags. In this Latin America lesson, students research the cultures and histories of countries as well as the history behind their flags. Middle schoolers recreate the flags and share their findings with their classmates.
Veteran Day, a Chance to Honor Those Who Served Our Country
Students research materials about servicemen and women. In this Veterans Day lesson plan, students define what a Veteran is and name symbols associated with Veterans Day. Students listen to patriotic music and discuss the flag, the pledge and the national anthem.
Flags and Freedom
Learners create their own flag with symbols and colors that each have specific meanings. In this flags lesson plan, students review the American Flag and what the symbols and colors of it mean.
Countries of Africa
Students study the coutries of Africa. In this African American history, small groups of students research a different country, color the country on the map of Africa, write a paragraph about the country, and draw pictures of its flag.
Vetern's Day, A Chance to Honor Those Who Served Our Country
Students examine some of the symbols, songs, and pledges that represent our country as well as the liberties they enjoy today due to those who served. They discuss the rules for displaying the United States Flag, practice folding the flag, and explore the words and meanings of "The Pledge of Allegiance" and "The Star Spangled Banner".
Country Clues Create Curious Kids
Students work together and discover facts about foreign countries. They complete research using English language resources and play games in foreign languages to develop foreign language speaking skills. They study information about a specific country.
Before turning young researchers lose on a country research project, create a Pathfinder and list a number of websites appropriate for your pupils to use in their research. Next, have class members examine a variety of travel brochures and analyze the characteristics of these brochures. Finally, they use technology to design a brochure for the country they have studied. Some site suggestions are included.
Where Would I Find the Mayans?
Fourth graders explore Central America and the Mayan culture. They locate Belize, Honduras, Guatemala, and the Yucatan area of Mexico on a map. Students create a visual arts poster with information about each country.
Lesson on Education for Global Peace
Fifth graders explore the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. In this human rights lesson, 5th graders create their own country, country flag, and charter of rights and freedoms after they have studied the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
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.
Exploring National Flags
Sixth graders examine the importance of flags throughout the world. Examining different countries, they determine the geographical and historical contributions in the past and modern times. They compare and contrast the flags of five different countries and organize their information into a database.
Flags of Texas
Students identify and describe the six flags that have flown over Texas throughout its years. They research specific information about each flag and the countries that flew them. Then they find images of each on the internet.