Design a Canadian Emblem
Students discuss what they know about Canada, explore Canada and people who live there, examine symbols of Canada, such as Canadian Flag, and design and write about emblem to symbolize Canada.
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To Honor & Comfort Native Quilting Traditions
"Native American history leaps boldly off the colorful quilts and patchwork designs." Learners discuss Native American identity and symbolism by reading about a variety of Native quilters and their unique art process, and participate in...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Symbols of Canada Lesson
Middle schoolers examine the most common symbols of Canada and explain their importance. In this Canadian culture lesson, students identify the beaver, maple leaf, and Inuksuk and discuss why Canada feels these are representative symbols...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
The Greatest Educational Change America Has Ever Seen
Young scholars connect the symbols from the design of the United States Mint Fifty State Quarters Program to our country's history in this five-instructional activity unit. The culture, unique heritage, and geography of the individual...
7th - 8th Social Studies & History
US Patriotic Symbols: The North American Bald Eagle
Students research the North American bald eagle to determine if this bird's characteristics make it an appropriate symbol to represent the United States as a country. They debate the substitution of other bird species for the eagle.
4th - 6th Science