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1Ms. Farrar’s 1st Grade Social Studies Class Arizona State SymbolsMs. Farrar’s 1st Grade Social Studies ClassState FlowerState BirdState TreeState FlagState SealObjectivesTeachers
2Objectives:Students will be able to identify the official flower, tree, bird, flag, and seal of the state of Arizona.Students will be able to describe characteristics of each of these five state symbols.
3State Flower: Saguaro Blossom The state flower is the saguaro(su-wah-ro) blossom.It is white with a yellow center.Each flower blooms for one night only.Blossom season is during May and June.Click on the drawing of the saguaro blossom above to watch a movie.
4Click the palo verde flower above to watch a video. State Tree: Palo VerdeThe state tree is the palo verde (pal-oh ver-dee).Palo verde is spanish for “green pole” or “green stick”.The trunk, branches, and leaves are green, and the flowers are yellow.Click the palo verde flower above to watch a video.
5State Bird: Cactus Wren The cactus wren’s coloring is spotted brown and black with a white stripe near the eyes.They build nests in saguaro and cholla (choy-uh) cactus and in palo verde and acacia (uh-kay-sha) trees.The cactus wren is 7-8 inches long.Click drawing ofcactus wren above tosee a video.
6Arizona State FlagThe state flag of Arizona has a copper star in the center representing the copper mining industry in the state.There are 13 red and yellow stripes representing the 13 original US colonies and the western setting sun.The bottom is blue, representing liberty.
7Arizona State Seal The state seal was adopted in 1911. The miner represents the state’s mining business.The fields represent agriculture (farming).The mountains and sun represent the comfortable climate.
8Click on the flower that is the symbol of the state of Arizona. California PoppyHibiscus FlowerSaguaroBlossom
9The name for the state tree for Arizona, Palo Verde, is Spanish and means: “Needs little water”“Green pole” or “green stick”“Yellow flowers”abc
10Click on the picture of the Arizona State Bird. American GoldfinchCardinalCactus Wren
13Arizona State Standards Social Studies Standard:S3, C1, PO 6: Recognize state symbols of Arizona (e.g., bird, flower, tree, flag).Technology Standard:S1, C2, PO 2: Explore and identify models and simulations.Information Literacy Standard FourThe information literate student, individually or as a member of a group, uses information effectively to accomplish a specific purpose.Performance Indicators:The information literate student applies new and prior information to the planning and creation of a particular product or performance. Outcomes Include:Organizes the content in a manner that supports the purposes and format of the product or performance (e.g. outlines, drafts, storyboards)Articulates knowledge and skills transferred from prior experiences to planning and creating the product or performanceIntegrates the new and prior information, including quotations and paraphrasings, in a manner that supports the purposes of the product or performanceManipulates digital text, images, and data, as needed, transferring them from their original locations and formats to a new contextNETS*T:2. Design and Develop Digital-Age Learning Experiences and Assessmentsa. design or adapt relevant learning experiences that incorporate digital tools and resources to promote student learning and creativity.