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A New Nation American Independence Tell It Again!™ Read-Aloud Anthology
Sixteen lessons make up a read-aloud anthology centered around America's journey toward independence. Scholars hear texts about the Boston Tea Party, Betsy Ross, the Found Fathers, the Liberty Bell, and more! Pupils discuss their...
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Women's Contributions to the United States
Betsy Ross, Toni Morrison, Sacajawea, Amelia Earhart, Maya Lin, Sally Ride, Judy Baca. No matter the subject area or the grade level you teach you will find much to value in a manual that focuses on the contributions U.S. women have...
Fly High with Flag Day
Wave goodbye to the school year with these lesson ideas on how to teach about the significance of the US flag.
The Betsy Ross Story: Truth or Legend?
Students discover that some historians question the story of Betsy Ross's involvement in the creation of the first U.S. flag, study why historians question the story and list reasons the story of Betsy Ross might not be true.
La Leyenda de Betsy Ross
Is your native Spanish-speaking class learning about American legends and the history of the United States? Introduce them to Betsy Ross, the woman often credited for the making of the first American flag! After reading the short...
Flag Day Word Search
In this Flag Day worksheet, students analyze 8 words in a word bank that pertain to the American flag. Students find these words in a word search puzzle.
In this Betsy Ross instructional activity, students read a 2 page article on Betsy Ross, answer 6 facts about Betsy Ross with multiple choice answers and answer 4 short answer questions.
Internet Activities: To Betsy's House to Make a Flag
Students investigate the history of the American flag. In this U.S. history lesson plan, students read "To Betsy's House to a Make a Flag" and complete an Internet activity regarding the life of Betsy Ross.
Betsy Ross: January 1, 1752
In this writing prompt activity, students learn the date January 1, 1752 as the birthday for Betsy Ross, the woman who sewed the first American flag. Students then answer the following prompt: 'If you were asked to create a new flag for...
Students examine the significance of the stars and stripes of the American flag, and discuss the June 4, 1777 Congressional resolution. Students construct their own American flags.