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Ingram Ratliff American Symbols Powerpoint

  1. 1. American Symbols A Two Week Unit for Kindergarten Created by Kathy Ingram And Melanie Ratliff
  2. 2. Table of Contents Rationale Standards-Based Education Unit Planning Template Standards Concept Map Outline Goal and Objectives Essential Question Activity One Activity Two Activity Three Activity Four Activity Five Activity Six Activity Seven Activity Eight Activity Review Evaluations Conclusion and Outcome Teacher and Student Materials Resources
  3. 3. Rationale <ul><li>The rationale for creating this unit is to provide an opportunity for Kindergarten students to identify important American symbols and explain their meaning. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Standard-Based Education Unit Planning Template Standards-based Education Unit Planning Template   Grade target: Kindergarten    Subject:  Social Studies      Unit: Importance of American Symbols 1st: What should students know and be able to do? They should know and be able to discuss American symbols. Standard Standard 1: Historical Understandings   What are the essential understandings? Understand the American Symbols. Students will need to know... American Symbols   Students will need to be able to do... Discuss and write about American symbols
  5. 5. Planning Template Continued <ul><li>2nd: How will I and they know when they are successful? Through observation, writing journals, and projects. Also through one-to-one discussions with the students and class discussions. </li></ul><ul><li>What evidence will show that the students understand? (Performance Tasks, Quizzes, Tests, Other Evidence) Writing journal entries, games, and discussions. </li></ul><ul><li>  3rd: What learning experiences will facilitate their success? On-line video, books, arts and crafts, and activities on-line. </li></ul><ul><li>What teaching and learning experiences will equip students to demonstrate the targeted understandings? The students will watch a videos about important American symbols. Also, reading books and completing on-line activities, and writing about what they have learned. They will also learn patriotic songs. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Georgia Standards <ul><li>SSKH2 The student will identify important American symbols and explain their meaning. </li></ul><ul><li>a. The national and state flags (United States and Georgia flags). </li></ul><ul><li>b. The bald eagle </li></ul><ul><li>c. The Statue of Liberty </li></ul><ul><li>d. Lincoln Memorial </li></ul>
  7. 7. Georgia Standards Continued <ul><li>e. Washington Monument </li></ul><ul><li>f. White House </li></ul><ul><li>g. Pledge of Allegiance </li></ul><ul><li>h. Star Spangled Banner </li></ul>
  8. 8. American Symbols Watch a video ( Old Glory ), color flag , and learn a song Learn facts and make a puppet Color picture , learn facts , and label picture Read book, and view pictures Make 3 cornered hat Virtual tour Say pledge, Make bookmark Eat snack , and Watch video ( Singing the Star-Spangled Banner with Corresponding Animation) Concept Map EQ : Why are these American symbols Important? Georgia Standard: SSKH2 The student will identify important American symbols and explain their meaning. Watch video
  9. 9. Outline <ul><li>American Symbols </li></ul><ul><li>I. National Flag </li></ul><ul><li>a. Watch video </li></ul><ul><li>b. Color flag </li></ul><ul><li>c. Learn song </li></ul><ul><li>II. Bald Eagle </li></ul><ul><li>a. Learn facts </li></ul><ul><li>b. Eagle paper bag puppet </li></ul><ul><li>III. Statue of Liberty </li></ul><ul><li>a. Online coloring page </li></ul><ul><li>b. Facts about Statue of Liberty </li></ul><ul><li>c. Label picture during Writer’s Workshop </li></ul><ul><li>IV. Lincoln Memorial </li></ul><ul><li>a. Read book </li></ul><ul><li>b. View photos </li></ul><ul><li>V. Washington Monument </li></ul><ul><li>a. Make a three cornered hat </li></ul><ul><li>VI. White House </li></ul><ul><li>a. Virtual tour </li></ul><ul><li>VII. Pledge of Allegiance </li></ul><ul><li>a. Recite Pledge of Allegiance </li></ul><ul><li>b. Make pledge bookmark </li></ul><ul><li>VII. Star Spangled Banner </li></ul><ul><li>a. Make flag snack </li></ul><ul><li>b. Watch video </li></ul><ul><li>IV. Symbol Review </li></ul><ul><li>a. Watch video </li></ul>
  10. 10. Goal and Objectives <ul><li>Goal: </li></ul><ul><li>To introduce the American symbols (the National Flag, Bald Eagle, Statue of Liberty, Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, White House, “Pledge of Allegiance”, and “Star Spangled Banner”) and explain their meaning. </li></ul><ul><li>Objective: </li></ul><ul><li>To learn the importance of American symbols (the National Flag, Bald Eagle, Statue of Liberty, Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, White House, “Pledge of Allegiance”, and “Star Spangled Banner”) and explain their meaning. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Essential Question <ul><li>Why are these American symbols (the National Flag, Bald Eagle, Statue of Liberty, Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, White House, “Pledge of Allegiance”, and “Star Spangled Banner”) important? </li></ul>
  12. 12. Activity One <ul><li>Click on the American Flag and watch the video (Old Glory) to discover flag facts. </li></ul><ul><li>Click here to print out an American flag and color it correctly. </li></ul><ul><li>Learn the Song “ You’re a Grand Old Flag ” and march around the room while waving your flag in the air. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Activity Two <ul><li>Click on the Eagle to learn interesting facts about American Bald Eagles. </li></ul><ul><li>Click here to print off a template to a create a paper bag puppet. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Activity Three <ul><li>1. Go to the computer and click here to go to an online coloring page to complete and then print off your final colored picture. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Click on the picture to find out facts about the Statue of Liberty. </li></ul><ul><li>3. After you complete your online coloring page label the parts of the Statue of Liberty during Writer’s Workshop. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Activity Four <ul><li>1. Read the book “President’s Day” by David F. Marx. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Click on the picture of the Lincoln Memorial to view photos of the monument. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Activity Five <ul><li>Click here to find the directions to make a three cornered hat. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Activity Six <ul><li>Click here to take a virtual tour of the White House. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Activity Seven <ul><li>Recite the Pledge of Allegiance </li></ul><ul><li>Click here to make a Pledge of Allegiance bookmark. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Activity Eight <ul><li>Click here to make a delicious flag snack. </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy your snack while watching this video about the Star Spangled Banner . (Singing the Star-Spangled Banner with Corresponding Animation ) Be sure to listen to the words in the song. </li></ul>
  20. 20. American Symbol Review Click on the picture to watch a video .
  21. 21. Evaluations <ul><li>Teacher observation of student participation in singing, watching videos, and listening to story . </li></ul><ul><li>Higher level students may write up to 3 sentences. Lower level students may draw a picture. </li></ul>Followed 1 direction. Some cutting and gluing. Followed 2 or more directions. Cut on or near lines and used glue correctly. Followed all directions. Cut and glued parts correctly. Bookmark Labeled 2 parts legibly and correctly. Labeled at least 4 parts legibly and correctly. Labeled all parts legibly and correctly. Labeling Followed 1 direction. Some cutting and gluing. Followed 2 or more directions. Cut on or near lines and used glue correctly. Followed all directions. Cut and glued parts correctly. Puppet Followed 1 direction. Some coloring. Followed 2 or more directions. Did best coloring. Followed all directions. Colored neatly and correctly. Color Flag 1 2 3 Rubric
  22. 22. Conclusion and Outcome <ul><li>This unit is designed to help Kindergarten students understand important American symbols. The students will identify these symbols through online activities, videos, discussions, songs, crafts, and various activities in this unit. </li></ul>
  23. 23. Teacher and Student Materials <ul><li>Flag </li></ul><ul><li>Flag template printed (copy paper) and crayons </li></ul><ul><li>Eagle puppet: </li></ul><ul><li>Eagle template printed (copy paper), brown paper bags, scissors, and glue sticks </li></ul><ul><li>Statue of Liberty: </li></ul><ul><li>Statue of Liberty template printed (copy paper), and pencils </li></ul><ul><li>Three cornered hat: </li></ul><ul><li>Black construction paper, staples, stapler, and feathers </li></ul><ul><li>Bookmark: </li></ul><ul><li>Bookmark template, crayons, scissors, and glue sticks </li></ul><ul><li>Flag Snack: </li></ul><ul><li>Graham crackers, blue, red, and white frosting, white chocolate chips, plastic knives, and paper plates </li></ul><ul><li>LCD Projector or Smart Board </li></ul><ul><li>Student computers </li></ul><ul><li>“ President’s Day” by David F. Marx </li></ul>
  24. 24. Resources <ul><li>Flag coloring page </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.coloringcastle.com/pdfs/flags/flag-usa.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>Flag video </li></ul><ul><li>http://player.discoveryeducation.com/index.cfm?guidAssetId=1B6D29D3-4127-4DB7-A03C-130A3841EDFA </li></ul><ul><li>Eagle facts </li></ul><ul><li>http://bensguide.gpo.gov/k-2/symbols/eagle.html </li></ul><ul><li>Eagle craft </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.first-school.ws/t/bageagle_1c.htm </li></ul><ul><li>American symbols photo story </li></ul><ul><li>http://teachertube.com/view_video.php?viewkey=81e620d94a8a76447a8a </li></ul><ul><li>Statue of Liberty facts </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.rcs.k12.va.us/csjh/statue_of_liberty.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Lincoln Memorial Photos </li></ul><ul><li>http://bayimages.net/washington-dc/lincoln-memorial/ </li></ul><ul><li>Three cornered Hat </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ldfr.com/presday/3corneredhat/ </li></ul>
  25. 25. Resources <ul><li>White House Virtual tour </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/whtour/360index.html </li></ul><ul><li>Bookmark </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.first-school.ws/t/craft/esbookmark_pledgec.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Star Spangled Banner video </li></ul><ul><li>http://player.discoveryeducation.com/index.cfm?guidAssetId=1E5F4EBB-18CC-4971-9461-8FFF8B9EC766 </li></ul><ul><li>“ You’re a Grand Old Flag” and Flag Snack </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.thevirtualvine.com/united.html </li></ul><ul><li>Book </li></ul><ul><li>“ President’s Day” by David F. Marx </li></ul><ul><li>Pictures </li></ul><ul><li>www.google.com/images </li></ul><ul><li>Sample project </li></ul><ul><li>http://ada.lesley.edu/faculty/fthanson/5022_student/SandraBrown/index_files/frame.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Statue of Liberty coloring page </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.apples4theteacher.com/coloring-pages/flag-day-united-states-symbols/statue-of-liberty.html </li></ul><ul><li>Georgia Standards </li></ul><ul><li>http://public.doe.k12.ga.us/DMGetDocument.aspx/Kindergarten%20updated%208-24-07.pdf?p=6CC6799F8C1371F6673CEA69D0A888320F9BF4C5AECEFEB6BC42B64E71565F4B&Type=D </li></ul>

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