ERIC Number: ED221433
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Basic Citizenship Concepts: 1. Learning the Meaning of the Pledge of Allegiance.
Elmore, L. JoAnne
The curriculum guide provides background information and a wide variety of activities designed to help elementary students understand the meaning of and gain an appreciation of the Pledge of Allegiance. The guide contains the following eight lessons: The Meaning of the Word "Pledge"; What is Allegiance? The History of the Flag; Symbols of America; What is a Republic? What is a Nation? Learning About Liberty; and Understanding Justice. Each of the eight lessons has a teacher and student component. The teaching component provides lesson objectives, materials needed, lesson procedure to follow, and evaluation criteria. Unit activities include presenting flannel board stories, drawing posters which depict problems facing our country, producing a play on the subject of loyalty, designing a flag representing the class, and making a booklet with pictures and articles depicting freedom. An appendix contains a pre-post test, a filmstrip script, some poetry and quotations, and artwork materials. (Author/NE)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Utah State Office of Education, Salt Lake City.; Davis County School District, Farmington, UT.