Fold the Flag
Young scholars 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.
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Flag Protocol, Ceremonies and Activities
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...
1st - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Oh, Say, Can You See What the Star-Spangled Banner Means?
Students research the historical inspiration for the lyrics of the "The Star Spangled Banner". They explore websites, read articles and analyze poetry in an examination of America's patriotic symbols and history.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Betsy Ross and the Evolution of the American Flag
Students examine the life of Betsy Ross. In this evolution of the American flag instructional activity, students view primary source images of Ross and the flag. Students create and assemble their own flag from paper.
Pre-K - K Social Studies & History
Stars and Stripes Forever: Flag Facts for Flag Day
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.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History