Students recognize and use the word "symbol" and create a glyph using symbols about themselves. The reverse of the Texas quarter serves as inspiration for this lesson.
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The Olympic Symbols
Get into the Olympic spirit with a resource about the values and symbols of the Olympic Games. With sections about prominent images of the Olympics, including the flame and the interlocked rings, the packet supplies engaging information...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts 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
Flag Day Lesson
Celebrate the adoption of the United States flag while also providing instruction on simple past tense verbs with this set of activities, which include using irregular verbs in order to describe the history of the American flag and...
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Classroom Prayers for Lent
This well-designed resource not only includes classroom prayers organized according to the six weeks of Lent, but also provides suggested symbolic actions, references to Biblical text, and notes on how to prepare as group for each period...
2nd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson Plan: Finding Treasures Within
Sherlock Holmes had fantastic skills of observation. Your super sleuths will examine the pattern, rhythm, texture, and color of a painting to uncover the symbolism beneath. A great lesson, that incorporates observation, art analysis,...
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Inside and Outside: Paradox of the Box
Learners examine the concepts of symbolism and paradox. In this literary elements lesson, students read The Big Box by Toni Morrison and Henry's Freedom Box by Ellen Levine. Learners provide details regarding the 2 stories in order to...
K - 3rd English Language Arts
Plains Indians Pictographs
Students explore methods of written communication. In this Plains Indian instructional activity, students create pictographs representing everyday modern life after observing the pictographs used by the Plains Indians. Pictograph stories...
1st - 3rd Social Studies & History
Patriotic Symbols of the United States
Young historians take a close look at the most famous patriotic symbols of the United States and determine what they actually stand for. Symbols such as Uncle Sam, The Statue of Liberty, The Bald Eagle, and The Liberty Bell are studied....
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History