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Learners 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.
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.
Third graders create flags from plain white paper as well as colored sheets of construction paper for a certain country. They then talk about the country that they made the flag for in detail. Students write a short report on the country they chose and their flags. A parade of flags commence.
In just short of four minutes, music, cartoon images, and pictures help your youngest Spanish language learners memorize basic animal vocabulary. They learn gato, perro, pájaro, and pez with the help of two silly dinosaurs. This is a free video lesson, but you can subscribe to access more lessons.
Fourth graders explore the history of the United States Flag, and use adjectives to describe what they have learned. Students color the flag of the United States and then they design their own flags. Once their flags are completed, each student presents their flag and explains the significance. Students then complete a worksheet describing their feelings towards the US flag and Pledge.
The American flag is the focus of this lesson. Students identify the various symbols on the American flag and what they represent. They brainstorm common values of the American people, compare their classroom community to the United States, and brainstorm a list of common values. A classroom flag is designed, and each student writes a descriptive paragraph explaining the symbols they chose for their flag.
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.
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. For homework (or classwork, if you'd prefer), they can complete their own flags with images that symbolize their personality, identity, and interests. This could be a great "back to school" activity.
Students research their own and others' perceptions about Texas and become familiar with various symbols from other cultures. For this Texas in the Mirror lesson plan, students write a web page with a picture of a Texan symbol. Students use a variety of sources to research symbols for Texas and draw or locate on a graphic their selected symbols. Students follow the writing process as it pertains to Texas-related internet sites to obtain ideas.
In this world geography worksheet, students use words that are listed in a work bank at the top of the page to both describe and draw flags of the world. They describe 12 of the flags using words, and listen to directions to draw 12 of the flags. This worksheet gives two copies of the same page.
Ninth graders examine the relationship between energy and society. In groups, they define energy sources as renewable or conventional and research how each method contributes to the world's energy. They write about how the patterns of energy usage differ throughout the world. Using the internet, they research the organizations that address energy policies and develop their own policy to meet the needs of different societies.