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First Grade Indicator


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First Grade Indicator

  1. 1. The Pledge of Allegiance Jessica Goolsby
  2. 2. Social Studies: Civics and Government <ul><li>Indicator 1.2.6 Roles of Citizens: Know the Pledge of Allegiance and understand that it is a promise to be loyal to the United States </li></ul><ul><li>Taken from: </li></ul><ul><li>Link to activity: </li></ul>
  3. 3. Definitions <ul><li>Pledge - a solemn promise or agreement to do or refrain from doing something </li></ul><ul><li>Allegiance - the loyalty of a citizen to his or her government or of a subject to his or her sovereign </li></ul><ul><li>Promise - a declaration that something will or will not be done, given </li></ul><ul><li>Indivisible - not divisible; not separable into parts; incapable of being divided </li></ul>
  4. 4. Background Information <ul><li>It was originally composed by Francis Bellamy in 1892 </li></ul><ul><li>It has been modified four times since then </li></ul><ul><li>When reciting the pledge, you should stand with your right hand over your heart, make sure to remove hats, facing the flag </li></ul>
  5. 6. Activity <ul><li>On a piece of paper, write down what you think the word “Pledge” means </li></ul><ul><li>Also on that piece of paper, write down what we are pledging when we recite The Pledge of Allegiance </li></ul><ul><li>Next, practice saying the pledge </li></ul><ul><li>Take out the strips of paper that have parts of the pledge written on them </li></ul><ul><li>Try to put them in the correct order, then copy it down on your own paper </li></ul>
  6. 7. Activity- Write your own <ul><li>As a class you are going to come up with your own classroom pledge. Each student is going to write one sentence that can be added to the pledge. Write what you promise to do in the classroom to make it better, make yourself better, or to help others on a piece of paper. When everyone has completed this we will come up with the full classroom pledge. </li></ul>
  7. 8. The Pledge <ul><li>&quot;I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.&quot; </li></ul>
  8. 9. References <ul><li>F is for Flag by Wendy Cheyette Lewison and Barbara Duke </li></ul><ul><li>The American Flag by Lloyd G. Douglas </li></ul><ul><li>The Pledge of Allegiance by Barbra Clack </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>