Presentation on theme: "First Grade Social Studies Miss Sherri Friddle"— Presentation transcript:
1 First Grade Social Studies Miss Sherri Friddle Our Nation's SymbolsFirst GradeSocial StudiesMiss Sherri Friddle
2 Pledge of Allegiance I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America.And to the republic for which it stands,one nation, under God, indivisiblewith liberty and justice for all.
3 Meaning Behind the Words “I pledge” – I promise“allegiance” – to be true or loyalSo the Pledge of Allegiance really says:“I promise to be true and loyal tothe flag of the United States of America.And to the republic for which it stands, onenation, under God, indivisible with libertyand justice for all.”
4 American Flag The American flag is made up of 3 colors: ~ red – stands for the blood that was shed for our country~ white – stands for the purity of our country~ blue – stands for the perseverance of our country
5 American Flag The American flag has 50 stars. The 50 stars stand for the 50 states.The 13 stripes represent the first 13 states of our country.
6 What do you know? What does pledge mean? I promise Which hand do we place over our heart when we say the Pledge of Allegiance?right handWhat are the three colors in our flag?red, white, and blue
7 Why do you think our country chose those colors for our flag Why do you think our country chose those colors for our flag? (answers will vary)How many stripes does the flag have and what do they stand for?thirteen; the first thirteen states of our country
8 How many stars does the flag have? 50What does each star stand for?one for each state
16 White House It is located in Washington, D.C. It is the home of the President of the United States.Who is the President of the United States?George W. Bush
17 What Do You Know? Where is the Statue of Liberty located? New York HarborWhy do you think they chose the New York Harbor as the home for the Statue of Liberty? (answers will vary)What does the Liberty Bell stand for?Freedom
18 Where is the Liberty Bell located? Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaWho lives in the White House?the PresidentWhy do you think they call it the White House? (answers will vary)
19 Who is the current President? George W. BushWhere is the White House located?Washington D.C.Can you think of any other symbols of our country? (answers will vary)