Is the bald eagle really bald? Why doesn’t the Liberty Bell ring? How tall is the Statue of Liberty?
Discover the answers as you read about our United States symbols. Learn why they were chosen and what they represent. Find evidence that our country was founded on biblical principles. Develop language arts skills of writing contractions, alphabetizing words, identifying syllables, and adding suffixes. Use word recognition skills and strategies to read and learn new information. Recognize fractional parts of a given whole and determine the area of a figure. Round numbers and discover how they are less accurate but easier to use. Use different mediums to create original art, and discuss the meaning of the lyrics to patriotic songs.
"We had the opportunity to exercise high-level thinking and problem-solving skills... as we read about our American flag and the symbolism of the stars and stripes." Caleb, homeschool-curriculum.org
See product photo above for a complete list of skills covered in this unit study.
Grade levels: 1-3
This is a one-week, 46 page unit.
Student workbook pages are designed to reinforce the daily concepts and are included within the unit.