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Social Studies - Kindergarten
Standard 2 Objective 3
Students will learn about the importance of the flag and flag etiquette.
Teachers to need have a background and basic understanding of our nations history. They should know and show respect for our national symbols.
1. Function positively as a member of a family, class, school, and community.
2. Use visual art, dance, drama, and music to communicate.
Cut the colored construction paper into strips (according to the directions on the website for making the paper chain flag).
Day of Lesson:
Begin by reading the book The Flag We Love. After reading the story, talk with the students about the importance of the flag and flag etiquette. As a class, work on creating the paper chain flag that can be displayed on a bulletin board, or in the hall.
While recognizing customs and events in our nations history, also include and talk about how different countries around the world might celebrate in a similar or different manner.