American Symbols - Short Reading Passages and No Prep Activities

Grade Levels
3rd - 5th, Homeschool
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20 pages
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Introduce your students to 9 well known American symbols with this no prep reading comprehension resource. Students will create 9 American symbol cards using scissors and glue, and then use those cards to complete a variety of reading comprehension activities.

This makes a great no prep reading center or social studies center. Have students reuse the cards several times to complete all of the activities.

The symbols addressed in this resource are:

  • the American flag
  • the Liberty Bell
  • the Statue of Liberty
  • bald eagles
  • Uncle Sam
  • the White House
  • Mount Rushmore
  • the Washington Monument
  • the Lincoln Memorial

This American symbol reading center resource includes:

  • 9 American Symbol Cards
  • 10 pages of activities to use with the cards
  • a grading rubric and answer keys for applicable activities

This makes a great social studies center for your 2nd grade, 3rd grade, or 4th grade students. It can be used as a Veteran's Day Center or Memorial Day Center in your ELA classroom, or to help celebrate the 4th of July.

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Total Pages
20 pages
Answer Key
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