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30 resources with the keyterm american symbols

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Discovering American Symbols

For Teachers 3rd
Help youngsters get to know their states and capitals, explore their own country, and study American symbolism. They take a "trip" across America collecting symbols, images, and information about each state as they go (through text and...
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Mount Rushmore

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students inspect Mount Rushmore. In this Mount Rushmore lesson, students explore American symbols. Students log on to Second Life and investigate Mount Rushmore. Students communicate learning using differentiated options.
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Symbols of America

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders choose an American symbol and write a poem about it. In this American symbols lesson plan, 3rd graders view and discuss the purpose of some American symbols and then write at least 5 lines in a poem about it.
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American Symbol Sort

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine American symbols. In this symbols lesson, 4th graders identify the American symbols in the pictures they access from the Library of Congress.
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Symbols: A Reaction to Their Power

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore the concept of symbolism. In this social studies lesson, students examine primary and secondary sources regarding the use of symbols in the past and the impact of symbols in today's culture.
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All Americana

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders research American landmarks and symbols. In this United States history lesson, 5th graders create a KWL chart about the symbols of America and take notes during a PowerPoint presentation. Students complete the rest of the...
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American Symbols and Figures

For Teachers 4th
Students examine a variety of symbols important in American culture. They investigate the history of the Great Seal of the United States and the painting "The Spirit of 1776". They create an original seal and identify important monuments.
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Pre Trip Quiz-- the Statue of Liberty

For Students 5th - 6th
In this social studies learning exercise, students learn the history of the Statue of Liberty and investigate 6 American symbols. Students answer 12 questions about the statue and do research to find the meaning of the American symbols...
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Appliqué Bedcover

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Pupils examine the process of creating patriotic American appliqué designs. They research American patriotic appliqué quilts, list American symbols, and design and create their own paper appliqué designs.
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Can You Name This American Symbol?

For Teachers K - 2nd
Like magic, a picture of the American flag appears. This presentation, in which a picture of the American flag is revealed in a step-by-step process, could be used as an anticipatory set in a lower elementary classroom.
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The Great Seal

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students study patriotic symbols of America. In this American history lesson plan, students construct a KWL chart on United States symbols and examine visuals of the Great Seal and bald eagle. Students create another symbol for America.
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A Salute to American Symbols

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students research American symbols. In this American History lesson, students listen to the story The Wall and discuss the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. They also listen to One Nation and research an American Symbol to create a poster. 
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American Symbols

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students complete activities to explore American national symbols and what they represent. In this national symbols lesson, students define "symbol" and discuss the flag, Statue of Liberty, Liberty Bell, American Bald Eagle, among...
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A Salute to American Symbols

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars explore American symbols. In this reading and social studies instructional activity, students read literature regarding American symbols and describe the significance of the symbols as they research them in groups.
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My Country 'Tis of Thee with American Symbols

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students study the various patriotic symbols which represent America. They choose one, research its history, and write a report about it. They make a drawing of the symbol and use the drawing in a PowerPoint presentation for the rest of...
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Social Studies: Famous History

For Teachers 2nd
While a rudimentary overview of facts relating to U.S. History, this resource could be used as a starting point for a discussion of this topic. However, there is very little information included on each slide, and one of the terms used...
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To Be An American

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students research the symbols of America, present their research to the class, write a paper about being an American and write their own Declaration of Independence.
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Arlington Poster Project

For Teachers 1st
First graders discuss American symbols. In this American history lesson, 1st graders write what it means to be an American.
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American Heritage Themes

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Pupils explore American freedom, unity, progress, and responsibility. In this American history lesson, students discuss what it means to be an American as they reflect on contributions of noteworthy Americans and write a composition...
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American Symbols

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students explore the symbols of the United States. In this U.S. history instructional activity, students create an American flag puzzle and research facts on the flag. Students view a Powerpoint presentation on other symbols of America.
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The American Flag

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders study the American flag and its importance. In this American flag lesson, 3rd graders practice the Pledge of Allegiance, discuss and learn the meaning of the American flag stripes, stars, and colors, and sing 'America the...
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Symbols of the United States Alphabetical Order

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this American symbols worksheet, students read 16 vocabulary words that pertain to the United States. Students alphabetize the words.
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Symbols of the United States Alphabetical Order Worksheet

For Students 2nd - 5th
In this online interactive United States symbols worksheet, students examine 10 words and names and then write them in alphabetical order on the lines provided. This worksheet may also be printed for classroom use.
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Symbols of America: The Great Seal

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this American symbols worksheet, students discuss American symbols and The Great Seal of the United States. Students then color the seal.