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1 First Grade Social Studies Unit 3: OUR COUNTRY Lesson 1: How do we honor our country?

2 country

3 country- A land where people live. We live in the country of the United States.

4 Our country is the United States of America. One way that we honor or show respect for our country is by saying the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag. Let s Review! 1.What is the name of the country we live in? 2. What is one way we honor our country? Student Response: 1. The name of our country is. 2. We honor our country by.

5 flag

6 flag- A piece of cloth with a picture or pattern that stands for a country.

7 This is the flag of the United States of America. It has 13 stripes. Seven are and 6 are white. It also has 50 white stars which represent the 50 states that make up the United States. Our flag is a symbol of freedom. 1. Can you describe what the flag looks like? 2. Can you name some places where you have seen a United States flag? Student Response: 1. The flag has,,, and. 2. I have seen the United States flag.

8 Video Opportunity: Lesson 1 Introduction: The Pledge Video: Pledging Allegiance

9

10 When we say the Pledge of Allegiance, it means that we promise to honor or respect our country. Insert Photo/Graphic (Minimize) 1. Look at the picture. What are three things people should do before they say the Pledge of Allegiance? Student Response: Before we say the Pledge of Allegiance, we should,,and.

11 Video Opportunity: Song: From Sea to Shining Sea

12 Patriotic Songs Singing patriotic songs is another way we show respect to our country. Patriotic means showing respect and love for our country.

13 America by Rev. Samuel F. Smith (1 st verse) My country, tis of thee, Sweet land of liberty Of thee I sing; Land where my fathers died, Land of the pilgrims pride, From every mountain side Let freedom ring.

14 Word Bank Pledge of Allegiance United States of America patriotic songs country flag Let s Review! 1. A is a land where people live. 2. The country that we live in is called. 3. We can show respect for our country by saying the and singing.. 4. A is a piece of cloth with a picture of pattern that stands for a country.

15 Additional Vocabulary

16 pledge

17 pledge- To make a promise.

18 liberty

19 liberty- To be free.

20 justice

21 justice- To be fair.

22 First Grade Social Studies Unit 3: OUR COUNTRY Lesson 2: How do we honor our heroes?

23 Video Opportunity: Lesson 2 Introduction: Heroes and Holidays Video: National Holidays

24 holiday

25 holiday- A special day.

26 Some holidays honor events such as Independence Day. We celebrate Independence Day on the 4 th of July. It is a holiday that celebrates our country s freedom. Insert Photo/Graphic (Minimize) 1. Can you name a different holiday? 2. What do you like to do to make that day special? Student Response: 1. is a holiday. 2. I like to, and.

27 hero

28 hero- A person who does brave or good things.

29 Some holidays honor people that are considered heroes. We honor soldiers on Veteran s Day and Memorial Day. Insert Photo/Graphic (Minimize) Let s review! 1. What is a holiday? 2. What does hero mean? Can you think of a hero that is important to our country? Student Response: 1. A holiday is. 2. A hero is. For example, is a hero.

30 president

31 president- The leader of our country.

32 George Washington and Abraham Lincoln were once presidents of our country. We honor them on President s Day. 1. Why do you think we celebrate President s Day? Student Response: 1. We celebrate President s Day.

33 Word Bank hero president holiday Let s Review! 1. A is a special day. 2. A is a person who does brave or good things. 3. Our is the leader of our country.

34 Additional Vocabulary

35 Veteran s Day

36 Veteran s Day- The day we honor soldiers who have fought in all U.S. wars.

37 Independence Day

38 Independence Day- The day we celebrate our country s freedom. We celebrate Independence Day on the 4 th of July.

39 President s Day

40 President s Day- The day we honor our presidents.

41 Memorial Day

42 Memorial Day- The day we honor soldiers who have died for our country.

43 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

44 Martin Luther King Jr. Day- The day we honor the man who worked hard for equal rights.

45 George Washington

46 George Washington- The first president of the United States.

47 Abraham Lincoln

48 Abraham Lincoln- The 16 th president of the United States.

49 Cesar Chavez

50 Cesar Chavez- A labor leader who organized farm workers.

51 Barack Obama

52 Barack Obama- Our 44 th president of the United States and the first African- American president in American history.

53 First Grade Social Studies Unit 3: OUR COUNTRY Lesson 3: What are symbols of America?

54 Video Opportunity: Lesson 3 Introduction: The Coin Video: National Symbols

55 symbol

56 symbol- Something that stands for something else.

57 We have many different symbols in our country. 1.Look at the picture. What symbols do you recognize? 2.What symbols do you see around your school or community? Student Response: 1. The symbol(s) that I recognize are. 2. The symbols that I see around school or my community are.

58 landmark

59 landmark-a building, monument, or place that is important.

60 Landmarks are very important. They remind us of the people and events that helped build our country. Here are some examples of landmarks that are found in the United States.

61 Landmarks U.S. Capitol Mount Rushmore Statue of Liberty Lincoln Memorial Gateway Arch Washington Monument

62 document

63 document- A piece of paper with important information on it.

64 The Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution are two examples of important documents. 1.What important documents are found in your school and home? Student Response: 1. are important documents that can be found at school. 2. are important documents that can be found at home.

65 freedom

66 freedom- A person s right to make choices.

67 The Declaration of Independence says that everyone should have freedom. 1. What does freedom mean to you? 2. What are some freedoms that you have? Student Response: 1. Freedom means. 2. I have the freedom to.

68 Word Bank symbol Freedom document landmark Let s Review! 1. A is something that stands for something else. 2. A is a building, monument, or place that is important. 3. A is a piece of paper with important information on it. 4. is a person s right to make choice.

69 Additional Vocabulary

70 Statue of Liberty

71 Statue of Liberty- A landmark that symbolizes freedom throughout the world. She also represents hope to the immigrants who came here from other countries. The Statue of Liberty was a gift from the people of France. It is located in New York.

72 White House

73 White House- Where the president lives. Every president except George Washington has lived there. The president s office is called the Oval Office.

74 Washington Monument

75 Washington Monument- A monument built to honor George Washington.

76 United States flag

77 United States flag- A rectangular piece of cloth that is a symbol for the United States. It represents citizenship.

78 bald eagle

79 bald eagle- A North American bird that is symbolic to the United States. The bald eagle is not actually bald, but has white feathers on its head and tail.

80 Liberty Bell

81 Liberty Bell- An American symbol that represents freedom. The liberty bell can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It rang when congress signed the Declaration of Independence. It weighs about 2000 pounds and in 1846, a crack appeared.

82 United States Constitution

83 United States Constitution- A document that gives powers in the name of the people. The Constitution is the highest law. The law is the set of rules that we live by. The Constitution belongs to the United States. It belongs to all Americans.

84 The Declaration of Independence

85 The Declaration of Independence- A document that gives the United States its freedom. It was signed on July 4, 1776.

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