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78 resources with the concept the fourth of july

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The American Revolution: Give Me Liberty

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
More than fireworks, barbeques, or sunny picnic afternoons, the Fourth of July marks a formative and important time in American history. Learn more about the key figures in the American Revolution with a collection of lesson plans, which...
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How Do We Honor Our Country?

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
With this 85-slide presentation, you can offer pupils a broad overview of the history of the United States, as well as key vocabulary words and concepts for celebrating and honoring the country. An excellent supplement to any social...
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Frederick Douglass’s Speech “The Meaning of the Fourth of July for the Negro”

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
"The Fourth of July is yours, not mine." When Fredrick Douglass said these words in 1852, how did advocates of slavery, as well as Douglass' antislavery audience, react? Here is an excellent lesson plan not only for analyzing Douglass'...
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United States Symbols

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Why is the bald eagle the national bird of the United States? Who built the Statue of Liberty? Where did the stars and stripes on the American flag come from? Elementary learners research prominent American symbols in a social studies...
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Declaration of Independence

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Scholars work in pairs to decide whether leaders wrote the Declaration of Independence for the rich and powerful or for every man. To draw their conclusion, pairs read excerpts from two historians and complete a graphic organizer citing...
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The Declaration of Independence: Its Legacy and Ideas in Today’s World

For Teachers 8th Standards
How is it possible that such an old document still triggers modern discussions? Teach scholars why the Declaration of Independence is still so important today using an informative resource. They watch various educational videos, work in...
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Calendar: Holiday & Seasonal

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Familiarize students with common holiday symbols and icons using this set of picture cards, which reviews everything from Thanksgiving cornucopias and pumpkin pie to Fourth of July fireworks and flags.
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Fourth of July (Grades 9-12)

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Class members work to translate the Declaration of Independence into their own words, as well as design a Facebook page within the context of 1776 to raise public awareness about the document and its meaning for citizens.
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Fourth of July (Grades 3-5)

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Bring history to life for your young scholars with a Fourth of July lesson series. After a class reading of the Declaration of Independence, students translate this pivotal document into layman's terms before working in small groups to...
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Flag Protocol, Ceremonies and Activities

For Students 1st - 5th Standards
How can an American flag be displayed indoors vs. outdoors? What is proper etiquette for handling the flag? The Girls Scouts of the USA have put together a fantastic packet of information with everything you need to know about the...
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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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Fourth of July

For Teachers K - 1st
Independence Day is explored in this guided reading instructional activity. Learners take a picture walk through Fourth of July noting important events illustrated and difficult words used. They read the book independently, make...
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Independence Day

For Students 5th - 10th
In this Independence Day worksheet, students complete activities such as reading a passage, phrase matching, fill in the blanks, correct words, multiple choice, spelling sequencing, scrambled sentences, asking questions, take a...
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Celebrate Independence Days Around the World

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Discover how other countries remember their fight for independence and how their celebrations compare to typical American-style revelries
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¡Me Encanta el 4 de Julio!

For Students 6th - 8th
Let's celebrate! Have your beginning Spanish learners read the short paragraph about a boy and his family's Fourth of July tradition. There are five reading comprehension questions that follow, and a vocabulary matching activity. A great...
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Handwriting Practice Worksheets for Independence Day

For Students K - 3rd
Celebrate the holiday with your youngsters by practicing cursive writing and crafting wonderfully formed wording, including Independence Day, the fourth of July, July 4, 1776, and the Declaration of Independence.
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Independence Day Around the World

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this comprehension worksheet, students read a passage about Independence Day Around the World and answer multiple choice questions about it. Students complete 5 questions total.  
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4th of July Word Search

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this word puzzle worksheet, students locate and circle 17 Independence Day-related words in a word search puzzle. A word bank is provided.
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Examining the Declaration of Independence

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students examine the Declaration of Independence and its significance to American history. They read the document, identify America's grievances with Great Britain, and restate a part of the document in their own words.
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Independence Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th
How do your students celebrate Independence Day? Watch a short video about how the Founding Fathers designated the Fourth of July as an annual way to commemorate their newfound freedom.
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"What to Expect on the Fourth of July" Social Story

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
The social story "What to Expect on the Fourth of July" not only lets learners with autism know what to expect on this very American holiday, but also explains what behaviors are appropriate when at a fireworks display or picnic.
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Fourth of July Vocabulary

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Flag, fireworks, parade. Introduce learners with autism to nine words associated with the Fourth of July. Each word is illustrated with either a photograph or drawing.
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Fourth of July Addition and Subtraction

For Students 2nd - 3rd
What is Thomas Jefferson signing? Focus on American history with this cross-curricular math puzzle. Learners utilize addition and subtraction skills to solve the mystery of the Fourth of July. All numbers are 3-digit, and there are no...
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Independence Day: ESL Lesson

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Explore the history and traditions of the Fourth of July in this ESL presentation. It includes basic facts about the Revolutionary War and American Independence Day, as well as various ways to celebrate the holiday. A good way to...