Patriotism Mini-Research & Literature Activities
I'm Proud to be an American...
This Partiotism Mini-Research & Literature Web Page was
developed for Mrs. Wolford's Kindergarten Class at Sallas Mahone Elementary School
Designed By Cassie Collins, a Valdosta State University Preservice Teacher


paint picture of the american flag



united states symbols
What kinds of symbols represent the United States of America?
  
Let Benjamin Franklin teach you about United States Government's symbols.  
george washington
Who was the first President of the United States of America?

This web site is the White House web site just for kids!
the white house
Want to learn about Washington DC?

Learn about all of the fun things you can do and see in the nation's capitol, Washington DC. 


Want to learn about the Fourth of July?

Click here to learn about our country's birthday!


fireworks Just for FUN !

Create your own fireworks display over New York City!



I'm Proud to be an American Real-World Activity

   You are going to be Sallas Mahone's Fourth of July party planner!  The principal has given you this special job because he is sure you know all there is to know about patriotism and the Fourth of July.  You get to plan what our school is going to do to celebrate the Fourth of July.  Your principal wants you to tell your class why we celebrate the Fourth of July, and what we as Americans do on this holiday.  In addition, your principal wants you to draw a picture of the Fourth of July celebration that you are going to plan, so that he knows exactly how fun everything is going to be.

Steps for I'm Proud to be an American Real-World Activity

  1. Discuss what we already know about the Fourth of July.
  2. Discuss what we have done to celebrate the Fourth of July.
  3. Go to the Proud to be an American website created by Ms. Collins and explore all links with information about the United States of America.
  4. Go to the fourth website, Happy Birthday America, and read about the Fourth of July with Ms. Collins. 
  5. Check out the "just for fun" website about fireworks, and put on a fireworks show!
  6. After you know all there is to know about the Fourth of July, get ready to plan Sallas Mahone's Fourth of July celebration.
  7. Figure out what you need to tell the class about the Fourth of July, and being American.  Write a list of things you will present to the class about this holiday.
  8. On a sheet of paper write down what you want to do for your school's Fourth of July celebration, and then draw a picture of the party that you will plan.
  9. Take your time and think hard.  You want to plan the best Fourth of July celebration ever.





Patriotism - Related Literature Activity

hurray for the fourth of july


Patriotism Literature Activity
 Using Critical Thinking Questions

What is your favorite Fourth of July Activity?
If you could bring anything to a Fourth of July picnic, what would it be?



big dog


Ms. Collins'
Home Page
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cacollin@valdosta.edu
united states symbols


VSU Student Topic Web Pages
fireworks


Topic Mini-Research Lesson Plan
hurray for the fourth of july

Topic Literature Lesson Plan