Patriotic Songs and Symbols Teacher Resources

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The Statue of Liberty: The Meaning and Use of a National Symbol

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Engage your class in a series of activities, each related to the use or analysis of symbols used to convey patriotic or national concepts. They identify different national symbols and explain their meanings, discussing the importance of...
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Patriotic Symbols

For Teachers K - 1st
Young scholars define what a patriotic symbol means, as well as sing a patriotic song. In this social science lesson students work in groups to write about a patriotic symbol.  Groups draw pictures of their symbols. 
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Personal Patriots

For Teachers 1st
First graders review the Pledge of Allegiance and symbols of America. Students discuss the sequence used to say the Pledge of Allegiance. They practice reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. Students view symbols of things they know and...
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Patriotism

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Even though a teacher using this resource might want to change some of the information in this presentation about U.S. symbols, it has elements that may not sit well with some people. Parts of it would be useful in a lower grade...
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Patriotic Symbols

For Teachers K - 1st
Students identify patriotic symbols. In this United States history lesson, students view photos of various symbols, such as The Statue of Liberty and draw the symbols onto white construction paper. Students decorate their illustrations...
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United States Symbols

For Teachers 1st
First graders identify symbols that represent the United States on a worksheet. In this United States symbols lesson plan, 1st graders identify 5 symbols on the sheet.
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Vetern's Day, A Chance to Honor Those Who Served Our Country

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine some of the symbols, songs, and pledges that represent our country as well as the liberties they enjoy today due to those who served. They discuss the rules for displaying the United States Flag, practice folding the...
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Yankee Doodle... More than Just a Catchy Tune

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students investigate the history of patriotic music and practice singing the tunes with classmates.  In this U.S. History activity, students examine lyrics of the traditional song "Yankee Doodle Dandy" and discuss the differing points of...
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Symbols and Landmarks

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders study American national holidays, symbols, songs and landmarks. They appreciate the meaning and significance of our nation's ideals of liberty, justice and equality.
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National Symbols

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students explore symbols of nationalism and consider their relevance today. Students listen to national anthems of various countries, discuss sentiments that songs and lyrics invoke, research history of anthems and countries they...
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Personal Patriots

For Teachers 1st
First graders review the Pledge of Allegiance and symbols of America.
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Oh Say Can You See?

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students discover the meaning of patriotism through literature, songs, and poetry. They also identify patriotic symbols and activities such as the flag, the Pledge of Allegiance, the Star Spangled Banner, the bald eagle, and monuments.
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Teaching about America

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students learn vocabulary about the flag. They name the colors of the flag. They identify symbols of American patriotism.
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Let the Music Play: Bicentennial quarter reverse

For Teachers K - 1st
To better understand who George Washington was and why we celebrated the bicentennial, pupils read a story and complete a worksheet. They sing and talk about the song, "Yankee Doodle Dandy" as they march around the room.
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Sing, America, Sing!

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students articulate their thoughts about citizenship in songs and poems. They write a songor a poem that describes what citizenship means to them. They plan a Citizenship Day during which students perform their songs and read their poems.
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History of Aaron Copland

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders study the history of Aaron Copland, the famous American composer. They dance to the song Hoe-Down composed by Aaron Copland.
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Spooky Notes

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders move to, sing, compose, and interpret various musical techniques through the use of "America", Tchaikovsky's "Waltz of the Flowers", and a song called "Skin and Bones". Emphasis is placed upon identifying names and values...
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Places where I see the flag

For Teachers K
Students talk about flags from different countries and how during the olympics they can see flags from many different countries.
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Our Community Helpers

For Teachers K
Students identify important aspects of community and culture that strengthen relationships. They discuss pictures of national symbols.
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Flag Protocol, Ceremonies and Activities

For Students 1st - 5th Standards
How can an American flag be displayed indoors vs. outdoors? What is proper etiquette for handling the flag? The Girls Scouts of the USA have put together a fantastic packet of information with everything you need to know about the...
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State Your Business

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders conduct research on a selected state in the United States. They read a book and write down interesting facts, conduct Internet research, and create a brochure using Microsoft Office Publisher.
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Italian Fascism

For Teachers 9th - 11th
By first defining the characteristics and ideology of fascism, this presentation makes it easy for viewers to contextualize the rise of Mussolini in post-WWI Italy. Not only thorough and informative, the pictures and concepts featured in...
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Jefferson on a Nickel

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students study our third president, Thomas Jefferson through stories and poems. They investigate the attributes of a nickel.
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A Penny for Abe

For Teachers K
Students explore Abraham Lincoln through stories and poems. They also explore him being on the penny.