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The Story of the American Flag
Can you recite the pledge of allegiance
       without reading along?
Did you ever wonder why we say the pledge of allegiance
everyday at the beginning of our school day?
     Why is the American Flag so important to us? In this story
we will investigate through reading the story, researching
articles and watching videos to answer these questions.
The Story of the American Flag
•     It is believed, but not
      confirmed, that Betsy Ross
      sewed the first American
      Flag. Click on the link
      above to read more about
      Betsy Ross and to help
      answer the question below.


                            • The first American Flag had 13
                              stars and 13 stripes to represent
                              the 13 original colonies.



    • Who asked Betsy Ross to sew the first American
      Flag?


    • Why do we celebrate Flag Day?
• Click on the link below to learn
  how the flag got it’s nickname
  “Old Glory”
                                       • Where did the
                                         nickname “Old Glory”
                                         come from?




                                       • How many stars and
                                         stripes does our
                                         American Flag have
                                         now?


• The last star was added when
  Hawaii became a state on July 4,
  1960, currently giving the flag 50
  stars and 13 stripes.

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The Story of the American Flag

  • 2. Can you recite the pledge of allegiance without reading along?
  • 3. Did you ever wonder why we say the pledge of allegiance everyday at the beginning of our school day? Why is the American Flag so important to us? In this story we will investigate through reading the story, researching articles and watching videos to answer these questions.
  • 5. It is believed, but not confirmed, that Betsy Ross sewed the first American Flag. Click on the link above to read more about Betsy Ross and to help answer the question below. • The first American Flag had 13 stars and 13 stripes to represent the 13 original colonies. • Who asked Betsy Ross to sew the first American Flag? • Why do we celebrate Flag Day?
  • 6. • Click on the link below to learn how the flag got it’s nickname “Old Glory” • Where did the nickname “Old Glory” come from? • How many stars and stripes does our American Flag have now? • The last star was added when Hawaii became a state on July 4, 1960, currently giving the flag 50 stars and 13 stripes.
  • 7. • What is the American Flag Code? • The American Flag is a symbol of our country and should be shown proper • How and why do we respect. salute the Flag? • Saluting is one way to show respect for the American Flag. To salute all persons present of the flag, except those in uniform, should face the flag and stand at attention with the right hand over the heart. • The American Flag Code is the section of law that explains how the American Flag should be used and displayed.
  • 8. The flag is often flown at half-staff to show respect for someone who has died. • ( When flown at half-staff, the flag should be raised to the top for an instant and then lowered to the half- staff position. The flag should also be raised to the top before it is lowered at the end of the day. )
  • 10. Can you sing along to The Star Spangled Banner • Listen to the words. Below, answer in your own words, using what you have read in this story and infer about the meaning of this song and the American Flag.