Reading

Flag Day Reading Comprehension

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June Helpers

June Teacher Lesson Series

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Flag Day Lesson Plans

Fatherís Day Spelling Workbook | Flag Day Worksheets

Flag Day Teaching Theme | Flag Day Reading Comprehension

Flag Day Word Alphabetization | Flag Day Word Scramble

Memorial Day Lesson Plans | Flag Day Word Scramble

  1. America's Heritage: An Adventure in Liberty Pt. 8: The Star-Spangled Banner- Students explore the background and meaning of our national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner," recognizing the unity inspired by how people fight for freedom for themselves and their fellow citizens.
  2. America's Heritage: An Adventure in Liberty Pt. 9: The United States Flag - Students learn about the value and meaning of the U. S. flag as a symbol of freedom by examining the various elements of the flag as well as the official uses of and ways to display the flag.
  3. America's Heritage: An Adventure in Liberty Pt. 10: The United States Flag- Students learn about the value and meaning of the U. S. flag as a symbol of freedom and unity by examining the various elements of the flag as well as the official uses of and ways to display the flag.
  4. Design a Flag- In this lesson, students choose an idea and design a flag to represent it. Students use the planning page or graphic organizer to focus their ideas.
  5. Designing a Flag- Students will design a school flag. Students will use the Internet to research flag design.
  6. Flag Day- A series of ideas and printables.
  7. Flag Drag Tag- For this activity, give two flags to all students except 2-4. These students (called the runners) will have one flag in each hand and will move (i.e., jogging, running, walking, etc.) in the designated area dragging the flags behind them.
  8. Fold the Flag- Students learn how to properly fold a flag and practice the technique by folding paper flags!
  9. Our Flag Throughout History- Students create a timeline of the history of the flag, which serves as a quick visual reference point for discussions of history as well as an interactive learning tool.
  10. Seeing Stars- Following directions, students make five-pointed stars just like the ones on the American flag. Included: Writing assignments for students' stars.
  11. The American Flag- Teach your students about the American Flag, including its history, what the symbols represent, and the proper way to display it.
  12. The Flag- It is important that the students start thinking about the ways in which people have joined together to form nations, states, and other unions. Learning about national flags will help students in this process.
  13. The Making of the Union Flag- This brief lesson describes the making of the Union Flag of the United Kingdom.
  14. This Is America! Flag Collage- Cut up magazines and newspapers help students create an American flag collage -- a visual essay of their thoughts about "what my country means to me."
  15. Timeline of the United States Flag - Fourth grade learners will draw a timeline showing the different versions of the U.S. flag from the earliest version to the present version.
  16. Stars and Stripes Forever: Flag Facts for Flag Day- What is a symbol? What does the symbol, our American flag, stand for? Why do countries have flags? Why are flags important to countries? How did the design of our American flag emerge to its present stage? What do other countries' flags look like?
  17. Why Do We Have an American Flag?- Most students can recognize their country's flag, but have they ever thought about how it was designed and what it represents?
Presidents

American President Series

- All 44 Presidents In Depth
- Challenges and Achievements

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Spelling

Flag Day Spelling Workbook

- Flag Day Words
- Word Recognition

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