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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What Makes a Good Citizen
Scholars answer the question, What makes a good citizen?, with the help of a variety of stories that highlight different forms of active citizenship. After multiple engaging read-alouds, individuals discuss character traits observed, and...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
A Symbol of Freedom: The Statue of Liberty
Students 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
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
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka (Kansas) (Grades K-3)
Students examine the Brown v. Board of Education case in Topeka, Kansas. They re-enact the courtroom and discuss how school would be different today if this case never existed. They discuss how public education has been affected by this...
K - 3rd English Language Arts