Twinkle, Twinkle Freedom's Torch
First graders study the Statue of Liberty by taking a virtual tour at a website. They describe why the Statue of Liberty is an important national symbol.
1st Social Studies & History 7 Views 37 Downloads
Symbols in My Eyes
Explore the hidden meanings behind the images on US currency with this elementary school lesson on symbolism. Starting with a class discussion about symbols, children go on to brainstorm different objects that represent the Unites States...
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
Inside and Outside: Paradox of the Box
Young scholars 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. Young scholars provide details regarding the 2 stories in...
K - 3rd English Language Arts