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American Independence Day (for Australian Students)

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What is Independence Day? And why is it such a big celebration for our friends in America?

Use the American Independence Day Resource Bundle to answer these questions and engage your students in a study of celebrations and commemorations in America and around the world.

Note: This resource is intended for Australian students completing the Grade 3 unit on celebrations and commemorations.

Australian Curriculum Link: ACHASSK065

This resource is delivered as a PDF in A4 size.

So, what's included?

✓ Dozens of ideas to introduce the topic, dig a little deeper and get creative with it!

✓ Entertaining 400-word article entitled Stars & Stripes targeted at readers in Years 3-6.

✓ Celebrations & Commemorations definitions poster

✓ KW Chart template to find out what students know, and what they would like to know about American Independence Day, or a national or international celebration of their choice.

✓ The Fourth of July in Pictures.

✓ Independence Day Sensory Chart worksheet asks students to imagine was Fourth of July festivities look like, smell like, sound like etc...

✓ Independence Day Comprehension Questions

✓ American Symbol Match worksheet

✓ Independence Day and Australia Day comparative worksheet

✓ Celebration Passport template


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The article used in this resource bundle was first published in HistoriCool Magazine Issue 21 June/July 2016. If you haven't already heard of HistoriCool Magazine (i.e. the coolest mag in history!) jump over to www.historicool.com.au to check it out!

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