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A Guided Tour of
Social Studies
Amanda Guernsey
Grade Level:Kindergarten
GPS Topic:
\ue000The student will identify important American Symbols and explain their
meanings.

Site #1
Site Title: America Responds \u2013 Classroom Resources
Site URL:http: //ww w. pbs.org/americaresp onds/theamericanfla g.ht ml
Annotation:

\ue000This site includes the flags history, what the symbols represent, and the

proper display of the flag. 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.

Activity 1:
\ue000Discuss how the American Flag has played a part in recent events.
\ue000Then choose one or more of the American Flag activities for wearing,
sharing, or displaying.
\ue000The class will make their own flag using the Teletubbies web site for ideas
for each child to design, make, and display a flag that represents him / her.
Teletubbies Flag

Site #2
Site Title:Ben\u2019s Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
Site URL:http: //bensguide.gpo.gov /k-2/s ymbols/ flag.html
Annotation:

\ue000An overview of the American flag: the meaning of the strips, stars, colors
(red, white, and blue), and the history of the flag.
Activity 1:
\ue000After reading the overview have the students take a short quiz:
1.When was the U. S. flag designed?
2.Why does the flag have 50 stars?

Site #3
Site Title: U.S. Flag Timeline: A History of Old Glory
Site URL:http: //ww w. fact monster.co m/spot/flagdaytimeline 1.ht ml
Annotation:

\ue000This site contains a timeline of the U.S. flag and its history.
Activity 1:
\ue000The students will read the timeline aloud.
\ue000In groups of three the class will answer a sheet of questions from their
reading.
\ue000As a group they will pick out what dates they thought were most important
and discuss with the class what the dates were.

Site #4
Site Title: Fort McHenry: Birthplace of Our National Anthem
Site URL:http://www.bcpl.net/~eto wner/anthe m.html
Annotation:

\ue000This site is about the Star Spangled Banner, it includes the words and a
history of Our National Anthem.
Activity 1:
\ue000The students will read over the information provided for them through this
site.
\ue000They will learn the words to Our National Anthem and sing it for their
parents at a PTO meeting.

Site #5
Site Title: Bald Eagles
Site URL:http: //ww w. enchantedlearning.co m
Annotation:

\ue000This site is an overview of the bald eagle: Habitat, Diet, Anatomy, Nest
and Eggs.
Activity 1:
\ue000The student\u2019s activity will be to color a picture of the bald eagle using this
site as a guide for what colors to color the bald eagle.
\ue000On completion of their coloring the class will be asked to click on \u201cMore
Information on Eagles.\u201d
\ue000After reading this information the students will be asked to take a quiz
using the site to answer the questions.
\ue000In the closing of this lesson the class will take a field trip to the Rapture
Center on the Georgia Southern University campus to visit bald eagles in
person.

Site #6
Site Title: The White House
Site URL:

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/history/us/monuments/whitehouse/
Annotation:
\ue000This web site includes the construction of the White House, The
Presidents and the White House, Improvements to the White House, and
Facts and Figures about the White House
Activity 1:

\ue000The students in my class will take turns reading over this information.
\ue000They will color a picture of the White House.
\ue000To conclude the lesson they will use the site to answer questions on a

quiz:
1. What is the capital city of the USA?
2. What is the address of the White House?
3. Who won the 1792 architectural design competition to design the

White House?
4. When was the White House originally built?
5. When did the White House burn down?
6. Who burned it down?
7. Who was the first US President to live in the White House?
8. When was the White House completely remodeled, making it

structurally sound?

Site #7
Site Title: Symbols of U.S. Government: The Liberty Bell and Liberty Bell
Site URL:

http://bensguide.gpo.gov/k-2/symbols/libertybell.html
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/history/us/monuments/libertybell
Annotation:
\ue000These two sites in combination will inform the students in my class of the
history of the Liberty Bell.
Activity 1:
\ue000I will read the information on the two sites to my students discussing as we
read what they think and how they feel about the Liberty Bell.
\ue000The students will then color a print out of the Liberty Bell to hang outside
of our classroom on our U.S. symbols bulletin board.
\ue000In conclusion of the lesson the students will team up and answer some

questions using the two sites as a guide to complete the quiz:
1. Where and what year was the bell originally cast?
2. What was the original name for the bell and around what year was

the bell named the Liberty Bell?
3. What symbol has the Liberty Bell become?

Site #8
Site Title: Statue of Liberty
Site URL:

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/history/us/monuments/sol/
Annotation:
\ue000This site will inform my students of the history of the Statue of Liberty and
her history.
Activity 1:

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