Goal – learn about AmericanSymbols and what theyrepresent 8-Step Project Use iPad Application to createyour own story LOTS OF FUN!
American Symbols – Step 1 Chose your favorite American Symbol Examples: U.S. Flag Bald Eagle Statue of Liberty White House U.S. Constitution Declaration of Independence Liberty Bell
American Symbols- Step 2 Description - describe three things about yoursymbol: Example: Statue of Liberty 305 feet tall 7 spikes in crown Located at the entrance to New York Harbor U.S. Flag 13 red and white stripes (for 13 original colonies) 50 white starts (for 50 states) Blue field represents perseverance and justice
American Symbols-Step 3 Represents: What does your symbol represent? Examples: Statue of Liberty: represents Freedom, hope, liberty, flamebeacon of light, and safety. Bald Eagle: represents strength, courage ,nobility, U.S.A.national bird
American Symbol-Step 4 Associated Holiday What Holiday is associated with your symbol. Example statue of liberty=4th of July U.S. Flag=Memorial Day, 4th of July Declaration of Independence 4th of July
American Symbol –step 5 Hero What hero represents the symbol? Example: Statue of Libery Benjamin Franklin Immigrants like Einstein Bald Eagle: George Washington and Abraham Lincoln
American Symbol - Step 6 Hero’s Achievement Diplomat, Revolutionary War, inventions, built America
American Symbols- Step 7 Interesting Facts List at least two facts about your symbol Example Statue of Liberty: Nick name “Lady Liberty”,greeted European Immigrants
American Symbols – Step 8 Create Pictoral Input Chart Sketch a picture of your symbol Label all parts of your symbol Example: Statue of Liberty Draw, then label crown, flame and everything she represents.