Fourth graders use estimation, measurement, geometry, and computation skills to create a replica of the flag that hung over Fort McHenry. They compare the causes and effects of the War of 1812 and the American Revolution.
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Pulley Systems Used at Fort McHenry
What a great opportunity to integrate science into your lesson on the War of 1812! Discover how pulley systems were used to move 1,000 lb. cannons at the Battle of Fort McHenry, and to raise the flag that would inspire Francis Scott Key...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
United States Flag: Stars and Stripes
Students study the symbols and history of the United States flag. In this United States flag lesson, students complete a KWL about the U.S. flag. Students then visit a website to learn about the American flag and discuss the topic....
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
Veteran Day, a Chance to Honor Those Who Served Our Country
Students research materials about servicemen and women. In this Veterans Day activity, 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
Vetern's Day, A Chance to Honor Those Who Served Our Country
Students examine some of the symbols, songs, and pledges that represent our country as well as the liberties they enjoy today due to those who served. They discuss the rules for displaying the United States Flag, practice folding the...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History