Main idea and Key topics
Common Core Standard Literacy Writing 1.2
There are 9 different American Symbols
Statue of Liberty
Pledge of Allegiance
Air Force One
For each American Symbol I have included the following:
Page 1: Story about each American Symbol. Have students highlight unknown words with a yellow crayon.
Page 2: Main Topic and Key Details
Page 3: Draw pictures of 2 unknown words and use those words in a sentence.
Page 4: Sentence about the American Symbol and a place to draw a picture.
Page 5 and 6 Write a story about the American Symbol
**I added a circle, bubble, and tree map for all symbols.
**I also added a second option for Main Idea and Key Details at the end of the book.
Bonus: * 3 compare and contrast!
*1 task where they choose their favorite American Symbol
and write the main idea and key details they learned
about that symbol. I use this as an assessment in my class.
*Cover to make an American Symbol Book
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