This 128 page bundle includes both my: American Symbols and Citizenship units at a great value!
American Symbols- Close Reading, Posters & More
This product was designed to give primary students an understanding of the following American Symbols: the American flag, the bald eagle, Mount Rushmore, the White House, the Statue of Liberty, the Liberty Bell, the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, and the Great Seal of the United States.
This unit will give your students exposure to informational text, new vocabulary experiences, and an understanding of many American symbols. The simple text and rich, high quality photographs make this unit very meaningful for young students!
Included in this Product:
-9 Informational text articles based on specific American Symbols.
-1 page of text dependent questions for each article and
1 page of writing prompts for each article. Each page of writing prompts will have students evaluate the photograph and answer an essential question that the article was based on. These higher level thinking questions are very similar for each article. The purpose of this format is to help your students become very familiar with the format and expectations as your unit progresses. All of these questions can be answered by individual students, as shared writing experiences, or through class conversations.
-A student informational text booklet.. Students will get to color the symbols, and have access to all the articles in a small “book box” friendly format.
-9 Full page color “posters” of the American Symbols taught in this unit
Being a Good Citizen an Informational Text Unit
This 61 page informational text unit is based on citizenship! It was designed for kindergarten and first grade students and closely aligns to the Common Core State Standards for Informational Text.
This unit presents 7 informational text articles based on citizenship. High quality photographs engage students and enhance their learning. These articles provide detailed information in a very basic format.
After each article you will find a page that includes 2 writing prompts that ask students to summarize and synthesize their learning by analyzing both the text and photographs.
These reading and writing tasks are designed to give young students complex information in a simple, student friendly format. These tasks may be achieved through shared reading and writing, small group activities, or individual student work. (Detailed instructions are provided).
Also included in this product:
-sorting activity and/or display
-supplemental vocabulary cards/posters