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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Flying High in Arkansas: A Study of the State Flag

For Teachers K - 3rd
An outstanding activity on the Arkansas State Flag is here for you. In it, elementary schoolers learn about the symbolism of the flag, and create a replica of the flag as a final activity. They also memorize the Arkansas State Pledge,...
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The Arkansas State Flag

For Teachers K - 3rd
Young historians take a look at the history of the Arkansas state flag. Pupils color, cut, and paste together their own versions of the flag. They learn about the meaning of the flag's colors, and what the various symbols on the flag...
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Kentucky State Flag

For Teachers 5th
Are your fifth graders studying the U.S. states right now? Use this slideshow to test their knowledge of state flags. In this PowerPoint, the Kentucky state flag his hidden beneath blocks of color; each slide slowly uncovers it. Tip: Use...
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The United States Flag

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students investigate the history of the United States flag. In this civics lesson, students read handouts regarding the flag and its history. Students also read and discuss the Federal Flag Code.
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The United States Flag

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students study the United States flag. In this American history and government lesson, students define and give examples of familiar symbols.  Students design a classroom flag.  Students identify and describe the American flag.
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National and State Flags and Symbols

For Teachers K
Students explore symbolism by creating their own art. In this U.S. identification lesson, students view each state's flag and identify them according to what they represent. Students create their own visual representation by creating a...
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American Flag History

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
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...
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The United States Flag as a Symbol

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Though September 11 was the most devastating attack on American soil, it was not the first. Middle schoolers discuss the symbolism of the American flag pulled from the debris at the World Trade Center, and how the flag connects to that...
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The United States Flag

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students engage in the study of the United States flag while accessing research using a variety of resources. The information is used in order to create a class project that focuses upon the meaning of freedom and The United State Flag...
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United States Flag: Stars and Stripes

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students study the symbols and history of the United States flag. For this United States flag lesson, students complete a KWL about the U.S. flag. Students then visit a website to learn about the American flag and discuss the topic....
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The United States Flag

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this social studies worksheet, 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...
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Flag Day

For Students 8th - 12th
Why is the United States flag such an important symbol to America that it gets its own day to celebrate it? Pupils read a passage that discusses the symbolism and significance of the American flag. Following the reading, they answer quiz...
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Symmetry

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
A very clever marriage of social studies and math is offered in this presentation. Young mathematicians look at slides of a variety of flags of the world and try to find the line of symmetry in each. A clever way to practice symmetry!
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The United States Flag

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students discover the meaning and symbolism behind the American flag. In this lesson on National symbols, students design a flag for their school, explain the symbolism they used, and distinguish the elements that constitute the US Flag....
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United States Flag

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this United States flag worksheet, students read paragraph pertaining to the flag and then use their artistic skills to color the flag.
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The United States Flag

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars 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...
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Symbols of Our State: Arkansas

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Here are a series of lessons designed to assist early elementary learners to discover the symbols of Arkansas. They learn about the state flag, insect, state seal, state bird, flower, tree, and gem. A booklet (emedded in the plan), is...
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It's All in the Pattern

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Here is a fantastic, nine-page, multi-session lesson plan on the Zia Sun Symbol (found on the New Mexico state flag), and the seasons of the Earth. Everything you need to implement the lesson is here, and the many engaging activities are...
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Stars, Stripes and Symbols of America: Comparing Our Flag, Past and Present

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
Your young historians will compare and contrast the details of the American flag today with an an image of the nation's flag from the post-Civil War era, and identify the flag's importance as a national symbol through analysis worksheets...
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A Salute to American Symbols

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore American symbols. In this reading and social studies lesson plan, students read literature regarding American symbols and describe the significance of the symbols as they research them in groups.
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Maine: State Flag

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the meaning of the symbols and colors on the Maine state flag. They investigate the history of its design. They print out copies of the flag and color them.
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The Changing Pledge

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
This is the perfect resource for celebrating Flag Day or introducing the Pledge of Allegiance in the United States to your students! Pupils first investigate an earlier version of the Pledge from 1892 and identify how the document and...
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April 4, 1818 - U.S. Flag

For Students 7th - 8th
In this writing prompt worksheet, students learn that on April 4, 1818 the United States flag was approved. Students write what a new flag for the United States would look like if they designed it. Students write a paragraph explaining...
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Fold the Flag

For Teachers K - 8th
Students follow directions to fold a flag properly. They practice on paper flags first and then use a real United States flag. They also examine the history of the flag.