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85 resources with the concept patriotism

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History in Quilts

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners investigate the use of cloth-based art forms intended to pass down traditions and history. They research types of quilts, quilt characteristics and then identify how Freedom Quilts were historically used in the US.
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Ellis Island Simulation

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Young historians step into the shoes of immigrants coming to Ellis Island. A simulation creates an experience in which participants visit several rooms, go through an interview process, and receive a stamp in their passport—either making...
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The United States Flag as a Symbol

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Though September 11 was the most devastating attack on American soil, it was not the first. Middle schoolers discuss the symbolism of the American flag pulled from the debris at the World Trade Center, and how the flag connects to that...
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America the Beautiful

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
"America the Beautiful" is the text used for a comprehension activity that asks readers to identify the American values reflected in Katharine Lee Bates' song.
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Fourth of July (Grades 3-5)

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Bring history to life for your young scholars with a Fourth of July lesson series. After a class reading of the Declaration of Independence, students translate this pivotal document into layman's terms before working in small groups to...
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Memorial Day

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Youngsters celebrate Memorial Day by creating a coloring book of the major holiday events, as well as constructing a windsock donning stars and stripes.
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Stars and Stripes Forever: Flag Facts for Flag Day

For Teachers K - 2nd
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.
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Heaven or Groundhog Day?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
An engaging and highly relevant way for students to examine classic literary ideas. Although the primary text for this resource is nontraditional ( the 1993 movie Groundhog Day), this plan incorporates several more classical, literary...
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Arranging Patriotic Songs for Chorus

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the melody of a patriotic song by playing it on the piano and having them sing it back to the teacher and are assigned a specific patriotic song to arrange for voices. They create their own four-part choral arrangement...
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Let Freedom Ring: The Life & Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students use text and photos to visualize the delivery of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s historic "I Have A Dream" speech. They analyze Dr. King's speech for examples of imagery and allusion and create original poetry and illustrations...
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Communities at War: Reading Primary Sources Imaginatively

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Uncle Sam wants you to support the troops. Learners use an engaging lesson plan to analyze primary and secondary sources to discover what life was really like for American citizens at home during WWII. Pupils complete worksheets, group...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Mosque debate Intolerance vs. Insensitivity

For Students 10th - 12th
Kids analyze a cartoon that deals with the hot-topic debate of whether a mosque should be erected two blocks from the place where the twin towers stood. They'll look critically at the techniques and symbolism used by the artist to convey...
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George Washington

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students discover the stories of famous American leaders. In this patriotism and American leaders lesson, students study the life of George Washington and his contributions to our country. Students recognize the symbols of patriotism...
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Sedition in World War I

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students examine the critics of the First World War. In World War I lesson plan, students free write about patriotism and determine its meaning. After watching a video students discuss patriotism and opposition to the war. Students work...
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Oh, Say, Can You See What the Star-Spangled Banner Means?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research the historical inspiration for the lyrics of the "The Star Spangled Banner". They explore websites, read articles and analyze poetry in an examination of America's patriotic symbols and history.
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The Pledge of Allegiance

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Young scholars explore U.S. history by identifying American symbolism. In this American Flag instructional activity, pupils read the poem "The Flag" by M. Hubbard and define the symbolism of the colors and stripes within the U.S. flag....
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Flag Gate

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students analyze the folk art 'Flag Gate' and complete analysis activities it. In this art analysis lesson, students complete analysis of the folk art using the careful looking questions, discussion questions, and context questions....
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Patriotic Slaves

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders listen to a song and read the lyrics and discuss what patriotism means to them. After viewing pictures of important patriots throughout history, they describe their contribution to society. They write in their journals...
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A Burning Desire: A Focus Group Turns Its Attention To Old Glory

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed
Students explore the issue of a Constitutional amendment to ban flag burning. They simulate the role of a Senator's aide, conduct Internet research, write and prepare an oral and a written response based on research,
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Flag Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th
Before celebrating Flag Day, find out how the national holiday came to be. A video sheds light on the involvements of Betsy Ross, Woodrow Wilson, the history of the flag, and examples of how we celebrate the holiday. 
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Patriots' Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
Celebrated the third Monday in April, Patriots' Day honors those who battled the British at Lexington and Concord. A short video provides an overview of events that led to the beginning of the American Revolutionary War.
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Flag Day

For Students 8th - 12th
Why is the United States flag such an important symbol to America that it gets its own day to celebrate it? Pupils read a passage that discusses the symbolism and significance of the American flag. Following the reading, they answer quiz...
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Uncle Sam Hat CVC

For Teachers K - 2nd
American students can show their patriotism by coloring Uncle Sam's hat with red and blue! To do so, they need to identify which words are real and which ones are made up.
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Patriotic Symbols of the United States

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Young historians take a close look at the most famous patriotic symbols of the United States and determine what they actually stand for. Symbols such as Uncle Sam, The Statue of Liberty, The Bald Eagle, and The Liberty Bell are studied....