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Students define what a patriotic symbol means, as well as sing a patriotic song. In this social science lesson students work in groups to write about a patriotic symbol. Groups draw pictures of their symbols.
Young historians take a close look at the most famous patriotic symbols of the United States and determine what they actually stand for. Symbols such as Uncle Sam, The Statue of Liberty, The Bald Eagle, and The Liberty Bell are studied. Groups of learners are assigned a symbol and, together, they prepare a presentation for the class. A good lesson, with a strong technological component.
Students participate in a variety of activities such as reading related literature, identifying symbols, and examining flags in order to reinforce the importance of patriotic symbols and how they represent our country or states.
Students identify patriotic symbols. In this United States history lesson, students view photos of various symbols, such as The Statue of Liberty and draw the symbols onto white construction paper. Students decorate their illustrations with glitter.
Third graders study patriostism. In this US history lesson, 3rd graders view a PowerPoint presentation on patriotic symbols and answer "What am I?" questions.
Students participate in the democratic process by voting on a class symbol. As a class, students identify various patriotic symbols of significance in the United States. They create a picture representing one of these symbols. The class votes to select a symbol that best represents their class.
Students study the concept of symbolism. Many students know what the different patriotic symbols are, but they do not know why these things symbolize patriotism. They identify classic American symbols, explain why they are symbols and create their own personal symbol or flag.
Students engage in a lesson which teach a respect for the American flag, the pledge of allegiance, liberty bell, statue of liberty, the bald eagle, and other patriotic symbols. There are a wide variety of excellent activities imbedded in this plan.
Third graders recognize patriotic symbols and why they are important. In this loyalty lesson, 3rd graders understand how the symbols of our country helps us show our loyalty to it. Students define words in the pledge of allegiance and understand that there is a proper way to dispose of a flag.
Seventh graders create an image of a common patriotic symbol. They then complete a research project on the symbol they chose. The teacher creates a rubric which is used as the grading process.
First graders examine images of patriotic symbols of the United States. In this patriotic symbols lesson, 1st graders examine pictures that show symbols of the United States before determining what the symbols mean.
Students research the meaning of ten patriotic symbols using the internet. They have a treasure hunt using these researched symbols. Finally, the students create their own patriotic symbol.
Fifth graders apply their research skills in an independent investigation of United States patriotic symbols. They incorporate their newly acquired knowledge into a digital slideshow presentation to be shared with their peers.
Students create exhibits about patriotic symbols for a living museum. They write reflective essays exploring the themes and symbols of independence and their influences on social responsibility.
Students study patriotic symbols of America. In this American history lesson, students construct a KWL chart on United States symbols and examine visuals of the Great Seal and bald eagle. Students create another symbol for America.
Students discover the meaning of patriotism through literature, songs, and poetry. They also identify patriotic symbols and activities such as the flag, the Pledge of Allegiance, the Star Spangled Banner, the bald eagle, and monuments.
Students research patriotic symbols using the "Symbols of our Freedom" website. They use guidelines for creating the presentation and requirements and present their slideshows to the class using teacher assistance as needed.
Students compose a letter, organize a group effort, discuss the idea of patriotic symbols and explain their importance, use visual representations to express feelings and explain the importance of sustained volunteerism.
Students study the various patriotic symbols which represent America. They choose one, research its history, and write a report about it. They make a drawing of the symbol and use the drawing in a PowerPoint presentation for the rest of the class.
Students examine pictures of the four flags Texas had had through history. They discuss similarities among the flags and they relate the flag as a patriotic symbol of Texas. Then they create their own flag incorporating a Lone Star somewhere in the design.