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American Symbols - Integrated Literacy and Social Studies Unit

Grade Levels
1st - 2nd
Formats Included
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33 pages
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This pack is a differentiated unit that focuses on 1st grade skills and objectives. This pack includes activities that reinforce lessons about the American Symbols, while integrating literacy topics.

Activities Included for Social Studies Lessons:
-“What Am I” shutter book (This should be printed two sided)
-American Flag Glyph
-Bald Eagle Model and worksheet (although the worksheet is differentiated and can be used as a station)
-“Was, Wanted, Had” Organizers for George Washington and Abraham Lincoln
-Washington and Lincoln Venn Diagram Activity

Activities Intended for Literacy Stations:
-“Defining America” Dictionary hunt for patriotic words. (Two versions )
-George Washington/Abe Lincoln sort (Fact sheet included, but you may want to include a book where students can find information.)
-”Documenting America” Verb/Noun sort
-“Look at me! I am Free!” Freedom descriptions (two versions)
-Mixed Up Mottos - Sentence scramble and recording sheet
-“American Alphabet” ABC order(two versions)
-“Compound Constitution” word hunt and recording sheet
-Spelling list dice game
-“In Words We Find” cards and recording sheet
-“Symbol Scramble” Picture/Word spelling match for U.S. Symbols (two versions)
Total Pages
33 pages
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