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Marianne Vo Flag of the United States of America
Content Area: Social Studies Grade Level: 2 nd grade Summary: The purpose of this instructional PowerPoint is for students to know all about the American flag of the United States, and all of its meaning. Learning Objective: Given slides on facts about the flag of America, student are to answer the questions in the PowerPoint with 100% accuracy State or Common Core and ISTE Standard: 2.1 Compare the beliefs, customs, ceremonies, and traditions of the varied cultures represented in the United States by researching informational texts
There have been 27 different version of the flag The current design dates back to July 4 th 1960 Bessy Ross, creator of first American flag in May 1776 In 1958, President Eisenhower made personal call to 17 year old, Robert G. Heft for his design of the flag that he did for a class project to be the official flag. History of the American flag
RED: hardiness and valor, willingness to sacrifice WHITE: signifies purity and innocence BLUE : signifies vigilance, perseverance, justice and determination of the people 50 STARS: represent the 50 states of the United States 13 STRIPES :represent the thirteen British colonies that declared independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain and became the first states in the Union. Meaning of the American flag
"I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.” It was written in August 1892 by the socialist minister Francis Ballamy Originally published in The Youth’s Companion on September 8, 1892 According to the legislation of 1954, citizens should stand upright and place the right hand over the heart while reciting the pledge. Men not in uniform should remove any nonreligious head covering. Pledge Allegiance to the flag of U.S of America
What are the 3 colors of the American flag? red, white and yellow white, blue and green red, white and blue blue, red, and pink A] B] C] D] ? ? ? ? ?
What is the right posture when saying the pledge of Allegiance? Stand upright and place the right hand over the heart Sit down and hand on heart Stand with one hand up and one hand on heart Stand with both hands on heart A] B] C] D] ? ? ? ? ?
ANSWER: A)Stand upright and place the right hand over heart CORRECT!
Conclusion In this Interactive presentation, students learned about the American flag of the United states. Students learn about the history of the flag, the meaning of the colors/shapes on the flag, and the right posture of stands when saying the pledge of Allegiance.