Past and Present
Students identify George Washington on the obverse of the quarter and read about George Washingington. They compare Washington to the current president and practice distinguishing between events in the past and the present.
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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
Stars, Stripes and Symbols of America: Comparing Our Flag, Past and Present
Your young historians will compare and contrast the details of the American flag today with an an image of the nation's flag from the post-Civil War era, and identify the flag's importance as a national symbol through analysis worksheets...
1st - 2nd Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
President's or Prime Minister's Portfolio
Students identify how and when their country's leaders are chosen. They research information about their country's leaders, past and present. Students record their knowledge about one leader with symbols and written descriptions.
K - 6th English Language Arts
Comparing the Past and Present/Transportation
First graders explore transportation. In this social science lesson plan, 1st graders are given pictures of things associated with transportation. Students decide if the picture is of something in the past or in the present day.
1st Social Studies & History