Uncle Sam-Character Education
First graders explore the concept of patriotism through the symbolism of the image of Uncle Sam. A discussion of good citizenship is part of the lesson.
1st Social Studies & History 9 Views 14 Downloads
Patriot Day September 11, 2011
While many of our students 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
What Is Authority?
Young scholars examine the concepts of power and authority as they begin learning about government in this elementary social studies instructional activity. Through a series of readings, discussions, and problem solving activities,...
1st - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Stars and Stripes Forever: Flag Facts for Flag Day
Students are introduced to the symbolism of the flag of the United States of American. They identify flag components, history, etiquette and lore. They also use constrution paper to make a flag and discuss the Pledge of Allegiance.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History
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.
1st Social Studies & History