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Lesson Plans - June

Understanding Space Travel

# At some time in the future, there likely will be cities in space.
# The first of these cities will probably be lunar based, Mars based, or space based (orbiting Earth).

The American Flag

Teach your students about the American Flag, including its history, what the symbols represent, and the proper way to display it. Discuss how the American Flag has played a part in recent events. Then choose one or more of the American Flag activities for wearing, sharing, or displaying.

Stars and Stripes Forever: Flag Facts for Flag Day

After completing the lessons in this unit, students will be able to:

* Tell what a symbol is and give examples of a symbol, such as the American flag.

The Betsy Ross Story: Truth or Legend?

Students investigate the facts behind the story of Betsy Ross.

Seeing Stars

Students follow directions to make five-point stars like the ones on the American flag.