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World heritage sites can be found around the globe. Many of these sites are noted for their importance in representing culture and location. Each activity included in this resource focuses on latitude/longitude, map skills, finding locations with coordinates, and discussing the importance of historic site preservation. The lesson plan includes a video, web links, and several handouts, as well as vocabulary and teaching notes.
Include this presentation in your social studies lesson about world flags. Each slide contains a vivid illustration of a flag and its country. The slides are organized in alphabetical order. Designed for an ESL class, the slides would work for any class setting. You could use this slide show as a game in your class - who can guess the most flags in the shortest amount of time?
Here is a terrific series of lessons which detail America's rise to becoming a world power. Seventh graders create a newspaper that chronicles the important events during this time period. The papers contain information about the expansion of the US Navy, the annexation of Hawaii, the Spanish-American War, and the building of the Panama Canal. This impressive plan has everything you need for successful implementation.
Betsy Ross - fact and myth. As an introduction to American Literature, class members become detectives and search web sites to find information about the flag, prominent places it has been displayed (on the moon, at ground zero, in films, etc.), and treatment of the flag. A photo montage and a quiz are mentioned but not included.
Seventh graders research world flags and complete world geography activities. In this world geography lesson plan, 7th graders research information about India and England and conduct research in order to write a report on both countries' flags. Students discuss the American flag and its symbols and use worksheets to construct a detailed model of the American flag. They then calculate the distance and construct a map from Misselthwaite Manor to the secret garden.
Have your class examine the use of rhetorical devices, communication, and speech after reading Words Change the World. They analyze speeches, compose a paper, and use rhetorical devices in their own speech. This is an extensive lesson which you can use in parts or as a complete project.
After studying the reasons settlers entered the New World, primary learners try to persuade others to enter this new land. Class members present their arguments in a variety of ways including posters, writings, and charts. Richly detailed, the plan contains a list of primary source readings, a vocabulary list, activities, extensions, and adaptations for all grade levels.
Learners explore different cultures. In this cultural lesson, students present interesting facts about their family history. Learners research flags from different countries. Students also have a cultural day involving parents to share different foods and share pictures.