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Values

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Resource: Values

Old Congress with flag.

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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Values

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Resource: Values

Men praying in mosque.

Student Application

Discover the heritage of people and the many different cultures that make up our communities.


Learning Objectives

  1. Students will understand how communities and cultures develop over time.
  2. Students will appreciate the customs of local communities.
  3. Students will recognize that people from different backgrounds can come together in a community.


Supporting Activities

  1. Personal Heritage. Encourage students to look closely at their own values and traditions and share them with the class. Have students talk with their parents about their heritage and bring in examples of clothing, food, or other symbols of culture to share.
  2. Reach Out. Have students (with the help of a parent) find ...

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