Symbols of Freedom
Students investigate symbols of the United States in this unit. They exam the Liberty Bell, the American Flag, the President, and the Bald Eagle.
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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
How Do We Honor Our Country?
With this 85-slide presentation, you can offer pupils a broad overview of the history of the United States, as well as key vocabulary words and concepts for celebrating and honoring the country. An excellent supplement to any social...
1st - 2nd Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
A Leopard Doesn’t Change Its Spots
First, introduce rank badges, which were used during the Qing Dynasty. Then, the class will work together to uncover the meaning of the images they see. They'll examine and research the meaning behind the symbols found on Leopard Rank...
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
The American flag is the focus of this instructional activity. Students identify the various symbols on the American flag and what they represent. They brainstorm common values of the American people, compare their classroom community to...
1st - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Inside and Outside: Paradox of the Box
Students 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. Students provide details regarding the 2 stories in order to...
K - 3rd English Language Arts