The Statue of Liberty - Character Education
First graders discuss the topic, Why I Love America and examine why people who love their country are considered a patriot. They measure the size of the Status of Liberty outside the classroom and write a thank-you note to France.
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A Symbol of Freedom: The Statue of Liberty
Learners view pictures of the Statue of Liberty and discover the history and interesting facts about it. They observe paper lips and eye replica to help them visualize the enormity of her features. They then discuss the meaning of...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History
New Review Small Moments in the History of the World Trade Center
"How could we have good memories of something sad?" As part of their study of the events of 9/11, class members listen to a reading of the children's picture book, The Man Who Walked Between the Towers, and then create an "I lost . ....
K - 2nd Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Patriot Day September 11, 2011
While many of our learners may recognize the date of September 11, 2001 in the United States, most will not be able to personally recall what transpired. On Patriot Day, introduce your young learners to the events, aftermath, and...
K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Symbols in My Eyes
Explore the hidden meanings behind the images on US currency with this elementary school lesson plan on symbolism. Starting with a class discussion about symbols, children go on to brainstorm different objects that represent the Unites...
K - 6th 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
Symbols of American Pride
Learners make hats that display the symbols of America. In this American symbols lessons, students research information about and make hats that show a symbol of America such as the Statue of Liberty, Mt. Rushmore, and the American Flag....
1st - 3rd Social Studies & History