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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.
Students research materials about servicemen and women. In this Veterans Day instructional activity, 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.
Students research and report on an assigned country. In this "Communities Around the World" lesson, students collect information about countries, government, climate, customs, friends and foe, languages and more. Students prepare and oral report for the class. Students create a bar graph to compare the size and populations of different countries.
Young scholars 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".
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.
An outstanding lesson on the Arkansas State Flag is here for you. In it, elementary schoolers learn about the symbolism of the flag, and create a replica of the flag as a final activity. They also memorize the Arkansas State Pledge, and access many excellent websites that have information on the flag. Some terrific worksheets are embedded in this fine plan.
Young historians take a look at the history of the Arkansas state flag. Pupils color, cut, and paste together their own versions of the flag. They learn about the meaning of the flag's colors, and what the various symbols on the flag represent. This fine lesson also delves into the history of Arkansas statehood.