Flags Teacher Resources

Patterns, symbols, modern meanings, and historical origins...discover a collection of state flag resources that would make Betsy Ross proud.
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Flying High in Arkansas: A Study of the State Flag

For Teachers K - 3rd
An outstanding lesson on the Arkansas State Flag is here for you. In it, elementary schoolers learn about the symbolism of the flag, and create a replica of the flag as a final activity. They also memorize the Arkansas State Pledge, and...
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The Arkansas State Flag

For Teachers K - 3rd
Young historians take a look at the history of the Arkansas state flag. Pupils color, cut, and paste together their own versions of the flag. They learn about the meaning of the flag's colors, and what the various symbols on the flag...
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The United States Flag

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Learners study the United States flag. In this American history and government lesson, students define and give examples of familiar symbols.  Learners design a classroom flag.  Students identify and describe the American flag.
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The United States Flag

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Learners investigate the history of the United States flag. In this civics lesson, students read handouts regarding the flag and its history. Learners also read and discuss the Federal Flag Code.
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United States Flag: Stars and Stripes

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students study the symbols and history of the United States flag. In this United States flag lesson, students complete a KWL about the U.S. flag. Students then visit a website to learn about the American flag and discuss the topic....
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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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Symmetry

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
A very clever marriage of social studies and math is offered in this presentation. Young mathematicians look at slides of a variety of flags of the world and try to find the line of symmetry in each. A clever way to practice symmetry!
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The United States Flag

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students discover the meaning and symbolism behind the American flag. In this lesson on National symbols, students design a flag for their school, explain the symbolism they used, and distinguish the elements that constitute the US Flag....
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United States Flag

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this United States flag worksheet, students read paragraph pertaining to the flag and then use their artistic skills to color the flag.
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American Flag History

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Young historians explore US culture by investigating the US flag. They will use their textbooks, prior knowledge, and sources provided by the teacher to research the history of the American flag. They will design and create a trading...
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Symbols of Our State: Arkansas

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Here are a series of lessons designed to assist early elementary learners to discover the symbols of Arkansas. They learn about the state flag, insect, state seal, state bird, flower, tree, and gem. A booklet (emedded in the plan), is...
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It's All in the Pattern

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Here is a fantastic, nine-page, multi-session lesson plan on the Zia Sun Symbol (found on the New Mexico state flag), and the seasons of the Earth. Everything you need to implement the lesson is here, and the many engaging activities are...
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Maine: State Flag

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the meaning of the symbols and colors on the Maine state flag. They investigate the history of its design. They print out copies of the flag and color them.
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Exploring National Flags

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine the importance of flags throughout the world. Examining different countries, they determine the geographical and historical contributions in the past and modern times. They compare and contrast the flags of five...
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North Carolina State Flag/Song

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders describe and identify the North Carolina state song and flag by listening to the song and drawing the flag. They use oral and written presentations with an awareness of purpose and audience by creating their own song...
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Stars, Stripes and Symbols of America: Comparing Our Flag, Past and Present

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
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...
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Fold the Flag

For Teachers K - 8th
Students follow directions to fold a flag properly. They practice on paper flags first and then use a real United States flag. They also examine the history of the flag.
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Louisiana

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders study factual information about Louisiana including the state flag, bird, tree, and important geographical points using the Internet and maps. They explain the different groups that settled the state in this mini-unit.
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The Acadian Flag of Louisiana

For Teachers 5th
While short, this resource could be used as a template for individual reports about a state flag. This presentation focuses on the Acadian flag of Louisiana. It could be used in conjunction with a discussion of a state report and...
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Flag Symbolism

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Each country and state has it very own unique flag. Learners choose and examine a flag from one country in regard to the symbolism represented in its design. They then use symbolism to create a flag that represents them, their community,...
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Kentucky History

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Most students at some point in their schooling have to complete a state report. This presentation focuses on Kentucky. It could be used as an exploration of this state, or as a template for students' own state reports.
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The Changing Pledge

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
This is the perfect resource for celebrating Flag Day or introducing the Pledge of Allegiance in the United States to your students! Pupils first investigate an earlier version of the Pledge from 1892 and identify how the document and...
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Betsy Ross

For Students 4th - 5th
In this Betsy Ross worksheet, students read a 2 page article on Betsy Ross, answer 6 facts about Betsy Ross with multiple choice answers and answer 4 short answer questions.
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Flags of the 2006 World Cup Soccer Nations

For Students 5th - 6th
In this world geography worksheet, students use words that are listed in a work bank at the top of the page to both describe and draw flags of the world. They describe 12 of the flags using words, and listen to directions to draw 12 of...