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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 instructional activity also delves into the history of Arkansas statehood.
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.
Students study the United States flag. In this American history and government lesson, students define and give examples of familiar symbols.  Students design a classroom flag.  Students identify and describe the American flag.
Students engage in the study of the United States flag while accessing research using a variety of resources. The information is used in order to create a class project that focuses upon the meaning of freedom and The United State Flag Code.
Students investigate the history of the United States flag. In this civics lesson, students read handouts regarding the flag and its history. Students also read and discuss the Federal Flag Code.
Students study the symbols and history of the United States flag. In this United States flag activity, students complete a KWL about the U.S. flag. Students then visit a website to learn about the American flag and discuss the topic. Students listen to a song about the flag and discuss the symbols of the flag. Students complete a drawing activity for the symbols of the flag.
Students discover the meaning and symbolism behind the American flag. In this lesson on National symbols, students design a flag for their school, explain the symbolism they used, and distinguish the elements that constitute the US Flag. Students then research the Federal Flag Code and how that has shaped the meaning and usage of the US Flag.
Students explore symbolism by creating their own art. In this U.S. identification lesson, students view each state's flag and identify them according to what they represent. Students create their own visual representation by creating a symbol of themselves.
Pupils are divided into groups with each person in the group reading part of the story about the flag to the other members of the group. They then use a dictionary to write definitions for at least three bold words making sure that each word is defined by at least one member of the group.
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.
Students explore different cultures. In this cultural lesson, students present interesting facts about their family history. Students research flags from different countries. Students also have a cultural day involving parents to share different foods and share pictures.
Here are a series of lessons designed to assist early elementary learners to discover the symbols of Arkansas. They learn about the state flag, insect, state seal, state bird, flower, tree, and gem. A booklet (emedded in the plan), is completed as a culminating activity. This 21-page plan is well-written, has engaging activities, and is sure to delight your charges.
Here is a fantastic, nine-page, multi-session lesson plan on the Zia Sun Symbol (found on the New Mexico state flag), and the seasons of the Earth. Everything you need to implement the lesson is here, and the many engaging activities are clearly explained. These activities cross the curriculum, and some impressive products are generated during the sessions.
Are your fifth graders studying the U.S. states right now? Use this slideshow to test their knowledge of state flags. In this PowerPoint, the Kentucky state flag his hidden beneath blocks of color; each slide slowly uncovers it. Tip: Use as a template for more state flags!
Third graders study factual information about Louisiana including the state flag, bird, tree, and important geographical points using the Internet and maps. They explain the different groups that settled the state in this mini-unit.
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.
Students use the internet to gather information on the United States. They identify each state on a map along with its capital. They discover interesting characteristics of each state and its state flag. They research a city of their choice.
First graders study the symbols on the Kansas flag. In this social studies lesson plan, 1st graders read about the symbols on the state flag. Students create a flag folder and complete word work assignment for each of the symbols discussed.
In this social studies learning exercise, students color a picture of the United States flag. They answer 5 questions about the flag including identifying the number of stars and stripes and the colors, and telling what the stars and stripe represent.
Fourth graders create a class book with information about each of the United States. After students draw a state name out of a hat, they use various resources to fill in a facts chart about their state. Students draw the state flag and add this information along with their research to a train car for display.