Flags Teacher Resources
Patterns, symbols, modern meanings, and historical origins...discover a collection of state flag resources that would make Betsy Ross proud.
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Introduction to Symbolism
Your young readers might know that the stars on the American flag symbolize the fifty states, but what symbols best represent who your students are as people? Use this SMART board presentation to guide learners through an activity about symbolism and figurative language.
7th Language Arts 7 Views 66 Downloads
American Flag History
Young historians explore US culture by investigating the US flag. They will use their textbooks, prior knowledge, and sources provided by the teacher to research the history of the American flag. They will design and create a trading card with the American flag as the subject after seeing other depictions of the flag.
2nd - 8th Language Arts 8 Views 120 Downloads
Love It or Leave It?
Young scholars identify flags by country, then research the symbolism and history of those flags in preparation for writing and delivering oral presentations. For homework, they write essays reflecting on the relationship between flags, anthems and patriotism.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 27 Downloads
Escort your class to the parking lot to compare a toy truck or car (with the scale marked) with a real version to illustrate ratios and proportion in action. Teams take on the following task: create an American flag large enough to cover a football field, with all design elements (length, width, stars, stripes, stars box, etc.
5th - 8th Math 4 Views 159 Downloads
The Kansas Flag
First graders study the symbols on the Kansas flag. In this social studies lesson, 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.
1st Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
The United States Flag
In this social studies activity, 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.
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
What a State I'm In!
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.
4th - 7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 31 Downloads
The American Flag
First graders study the American flag as a symbol of freedom. They explore the number of stripes and stars and discuss the symbolism. After observing the American flag, 1st graders use construction paper to create their own accurate flag.
1st Social Studies & History 3 Views 28 Downloads
Model a simple state report presentation using this resource. While just a list of a few of Texas' state symbols, with a brief description, this series of slides could serve as an example for individual or group projects. It could also be used as a discussion starter.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Revolution! The Atlantic World Reborn
This resource is rich with primary and secondary source material regarding major events in the Atlantic world during the Age of Revolution. While there are suggested classroom activities toward the beginning of the resource, its true value lies in the reproductions of such major historical documents as the United States Declaration of Independence, the Haitian Declaration of Independence, and the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 147 Views 101 Downloads CCSS: Designed
You've Got Rights!
If aliens invaders nearly destroy the world in the distant future and leaders must decide on a pamphlet of protections to preserve individual rights, what should they include? Introduce the Bill of Rights and the struggle between the Federalists and Anti-federalists in the earliest stages of the United States with these activities and well-designed worksheets.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 67 Views 62 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Alabama Patriotic Symbols
Students research the flag, seal, tree, bird, and flower of the state of Alabama. They analyze and discuss each of the symbols as a class, listen to the story "Y is for Yellowhammer," explore various websites, and design a flag for Alabama that reflects what they have learned about the state symbols.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Flags as Tools to Share Identity
Young scholars compare flags, locate states on map with flag picture or miniature. Read a newspaper article outlining five vexillology standards for rating flags. They develop a personal flag with an essay interpreting their flag to the reader.
4th - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads
The Acadian Flag of Louisiana
While short, this resource could be used as a template for individual reports about a state flag. This presentation focuses on the Acadian flag of Louisiana. It could be used in conjunction with a discussion of a state report and augmented to include more information.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Roles & Powers of the President
Here is a fantastic, comprehensive resource on the roles and powers assigned to the president of the United States. It includes several critical thinking exercises and engaging activities, from cartoon analysis and the opportunity to design a classified newspaper ad seeking a new president to a rousing game of Two Truths and a Lie!
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 30 Views 26 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Flag Language Arts
Learners write a description of a flag. For this writing lesson, students pick a flag and write a description of it. Learners should include colors and symbols present on the flag. Students share their descriptions and the class must decide which flag they are describing.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 7 Views 8 Downloads
Fantastic Flag Company
Students complete a web quest to research the American flag. In this American flag lesson, students research the American flag, its history, etiquette, and the Pledge of Allegiance. Students then write a booklet with the information.
5th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads