Make A Flag

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Interactive: Make A Flag

Students will demonstrate their comprehension of symbolic representation as they create their own class flag. You can also use this tool in later chapters of the video to review the program content. Don't miss the cross-curricular opportunity to discuss art, design, and history your students view example flags and discuss what went into their design.

Student Application

Explore the national symbols of the United States and why they have such powerful meanings to the citizens of our country.

Learning Objectives

  1. Students will understand that a symbol is anything that stands for something else. A symbol can represent things that are too large to carry around, like a highway, or a symbol can represent things that are abstract.
  2. Students will realize that nations have symbols that represent their beliefs, values, and ide...

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Supporting Activities

  1. Before viewing the video

    1. Have a discussion with the class about symbols. Brainstorm symbols that the class can identify (e.g. railroad crossing signs, logos, etc.). Show students examples of actual U.S. symbols (flag, eagle, Statue of Liberty, and Liberty Bell). Have students hypothesize why these ...

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