Second graders learn the national anthems of other countries of the world. Using the melody of America/My Country 'Tis of Thee, they write their own anthem.
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Yankee Doodle... More than Just a Catchy Tune
Students investigate the history of patriotic music and practice singing the tunes with classmates. In this U.S. History lesson, students examine lyrics of the traditional song "Yankee Doodle Dandy" and discuss the differing points of...
2nd - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts
Veteran Day, a Chance to Honor Those Who Served Our Country
Students research materials about servicemen and women. In this Veterans Day lesson, students define what a Veteran is and name symbols associated with Veterans Day. Students listen to patriotic music and discuss the flag, the pledge...
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History
The Writing of "The Star Spangled Banner"
Students discover the writing of the National Anthem by viewing a slide-show. In this U.S. history lesson, students view several images from a PowerPoint slide-show based on the man who wrote "The Star Spangled Banner." Students...
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Symbols of American Patriotism
Students explore the history of the United States by examining the symbols that represent the country. In this symbolism lesson, students observe a PowerPoint slide-show demonstrating symbols of our country such as The Constitution and...
1st - 4th Visual & Performing Arts