**Buy the bundle and save! This product is included in myAmerican Symbols & Citizenship BUNDLE- Close Reading, Posters & More for Primary
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
-Bonus Vocabulary Cards –both full page, and small vocabulary cards are included to enhance understanding of the informational texts and the topic of American Symbols. **These cards are located in the other folder of this zip drive. These cards are to support a general unit on citizenship. and symbols Therefore, not all of these vocabulary words are addressed in this unit. Use whatever cards support the learning of your students!**
This product was a huge hit in my first grade classroom! I hope your students will enjoy it as much as mine did!
**Be sure to download the preview for a peek inside this unit!**