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Students 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.
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?
In this online interactive country flag quiz worksheet, students examine the 20 pictured country flags and try to name all of the countries represented in 4 minutes.
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 includes a video, web links, and several handouts, as well as vocabulary and teaching notes. 
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.
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classroom activities toward the beginning of the resource, its true value lies in the reproductions of such major historical documents as the United States Declaration of Independence, the Haitian Declaration of Independence, and the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Use the sentence frames in the Classroom Guide as a solid framework for considering the theme of freedom and what it means to different individuals as you review the instructional materials.
Students are introduced to the symbolism of the flag of the United States of American. They identify flag components, history, etiquette and lore. They also use constrution paper to make a flag and discuss the Pledge of Allegiance.
Students determine the symbolism of Latin American flags. In this Latin America instructional activity, students research the cultures and histories of countries as well as the history behind their flags. Students recreate the flags and share their findings with their classmates.
Students research the role played and contributions made by African American soldiers during World War I. They discuss the evolution of civil rights in America's history, and the progress that has been made in the last 100 years.
Eleventh graders reconsider the events leading to U.S. entry into World War I through the lens of archival documents.
Students identify countries on a world map. In this map skills lesson, students define the word "country" and use post-it notes to locate several countries on a world map.
Young scholars create their own flag with symbols and colors that each have specific meanings. In this flags lesson plan, students review the American Flag and what the symbols and colors of it mean.
Students write a description of a flag. In this Reading/Vocabulary/Writing/Arts lesson, students begin by studying their flag - colors, symbols, etc. Additionally, students record their descriptive sentence on paper. Once descriptions are written, the class reads the descriptions and match the flag to the correct description. 
Students reconsider the events leading to U.S. entry into World War I through the lens of archival documents.
Students explore the World Book. In this World Book for Kids lesson, students investigate how to access information using the World Book. Students develop skills to access online encyclopedia information.
Third graders explore World Book Kids. In this language arts lesson, 3rd graders discuss how to use World Book Kids to conduct research. Students
Students explore how the world has changed throughout time. For this social studies lesson, students view maps and discuss how the view of the world has changed since the 1500s.
Writers create several interesting and informative pieces related to their family history. They assemble those pieces together in an attractive display. Students use reference material to locate flags from each country in their family background.
Students explore the impact of world events on past Olympics as a springboard for understanding the cultural, political, and social climate surrounding the 2002 Winter Olympics after the events of September 11, 2001.
Students read You're a Grand Old Flag as well as other provided books about flags. For this flag lesson, students cut, decorate and bake cookies as flags, practice the letter f, the number 4, the rectangle shape and use the color white. Students draw a flag design of their choice, learn a song about flags and complete a math activity.

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