Inspired by the Flag
Grades 2 and 3
Social Studies, Language Arts, Art
Lesson Plan Summary
Starting with the Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine quarter, students will understand how symbols can inspire artists. Students will demonstrate how to compare and contrast. Students will write expository sentences.
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National Standards associated with this lesson plan
- Students apply a wide range of strategies to comprehend, interpret, evaluate, and appreciate texts. They draw on their prior experience, their interactions with other readers and writers, their knowledge of word meaning and of other texts, their word identification strategies, and their understanding of textual features (e.g., sound-letter correspondence, sentence structure, context, graphics).
- Students employ a wide range of strategies as they write and use different writing process elements appropriately to communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes.
- Time, Continuity, and Change
- Civic Ideals and Practices
Monument and Historic