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Documents and Symbols of American Freedom

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Description: Explore the content and meaning of key documents in American history such as the Mayflower Compact, the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights. Learn the importance of major symbols of American freedom such as the Bald Eagle, the 4th of July, the Star Spangled Banner, Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, Uncle Sam, Lady Justice and the Statue of Liberty. A glossary is included in this web museum for English Language Learners at the upper grades. Standards K.2, 1.3.3, 3.4.3, 8.2.1, and 11.1

Author: Dorothy Hutchens

Lesson ID: 324

Independence Day - A Problem-based Lesson

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Description: National holidays, songs and symbols. Your class will make their own flag, monument, anthem and holiday for their own Independence Day. Standards 1.3.2, 1.3.3, 3.4.2, and 3.4.4

Author: Joe Williamson, Colusa Community School

Lesson ID: 565

My Favorite American Monument - A Problem-based Lesson

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Description: You have just won a trip to five historical sites! To get going on your trip you must send us pictures, a project and keep a journal of your trip. At the end you will give a presentation of your favorite site to our committee. By doing this you will be help improve us our contest brochure for next year. Pack your suitcase and camera and be ready for an adventure of a life time! Lincoln Memorial -- Mt. Rushmore -- White House -- Statue of Liberty Standards K.2, 1.3.3 and 3.4.3

Author: Lupita Paredes

Lesson ID: 735

Presidents' Day Web Museum

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Description: Why do Americans have a holiday to celebrate Presidents Linclon and Washington? Find out what these famous men did and decide for yourself if we should remember their birthdays each year. Standards K.6.1, K.6.2, 1.3.2, 2.5, and 3.4.6

Author: Sheila A. Simmons, Penryn Elementary

Lesson ID: 853

Liberty News

Description: Download this software to create your own colonial newspaper in Benjamin Franklin's shop by selecting Liberty News from the navigation bar. There are three easy layouts and an opportunity to edit the stories to make them your own. The final product looks like a real newspaper. Standards 1.3.3, 3.4.3, 3.4.6, and 5.5.4

Author: Liberty kids, Corporation for Public Broadsasting

Lesson ID: 658

Pilgrim Life Adventure

Description: On Thanksgiving, we always seem to hear about Pilgrims. Do you know who the Pilgrims were? Do you know where they came from? Why did they come to America on the Mayflower? What would it be like to travel across the ocean to a new land? What would it be like to be a Pilgrim? Where would you go? How would you travel? What would you be able to take along with you? Standards 1.3.2, 1.3.3, 3.4.3, and 3.4.6

Author: Jennifer Smart

Lesson ID: 820

Stars and Stripes Forever: Flag Facts for Flag Day

Description: In this unit, learn what a symbol is, and how this particular symbol--the American flag--is an important part of our everyday lives. Learning the history of the flag will help instill in students respect for our national symbol and help them learn appropriate etiquette regarding our flag. Students will learn that other symbols of our country, such as the President and certain holidays, like Flag Day, are important to us as well. Students can also contribute symbols from their familial, ethnic and national cultures to show the diversity of American society and its links to other parts of the world. Standards K.6.1 and 1.3.3

Author: EDSITEment, National Endowment for the Humanities

Lesson ID: 975

Who Was Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.?

Description: Show a picture of King on a poster or in a book. Ask the children if they recognize Martin Luther King Jr. Ask the children what they already know about Martin Luther King Jr. List their responses on a chart. Ask them if they know why we celebrate King's birthday. Read the book Happy Birthday, Martin Luther King, by Jean Marzollo. Follow the story with a discussion about the new information learned. Add all the new ideas from the children to the chart. Standard K.6.1 and 1.3.2

Author: Council for Citizenship Education, Crossroads Curriculum

Lesson ID: 1258

Why Did the Plimouth Settlers Celebrate Thanksgiving?

Description: Using children's literature guide students to understand why Thanksgiving was celebrated by the Pilgrims. The books used are Thanksgiving Day, by Gail Gibbons and What is Thanksgiving? by Harriet Ziefert. Describe how and why people celebrate Thanksgiving today. Standard K.6.1 and 1.3.2

Author: Council for Citizenship Education, Crossroads Curriculum

Lesson ID: 1261

You're a Grand Old Flag

Description: Every country has a flag. A flag stands for a nation and the people who live there. What do you know about America's flag? Standards K.2, and 1.3.3

Author: Harcourt School Publishers

Lesson ID: 1301

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