This exciting unit contains over 35 pages of informative and fun activities focused on the reasons why we celebrate our country’s birthday each July. There are five original stories with comprehension and close read follow-ups. Students will love learning the lyrics to “America the Beautiful” and then illustrating the special phrases of this song. There are several poems, a memory card game, a Bingo game, a cut and paste activity, an ABC order activity, a word search, an adorable play for two, and a crown craft. Students will become totally engaged in these reading and comprehension tasks, while learning many facts about the symbols of America. A complete list of the activities in the unit are included in one of the thumbnails located above. Keep your students challenged as they learn more about their country. This unit will become a favorite that you’ll use year after year!