ERIC Number: ED477901
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Eight Stars of Gold--The Story of Alaska's Flag. Primary Grade Activities.
Alaska State Museum, Juneau.
This activities booklet focuses on the story of Alaska's flag. The booklet is intended for teachers to use with primary-grade children. Each activity in the booklet contains background information, a summary and time estimate, Alaska state standards, a step-by-step technique for implementing the activity, assessment tips, materials and resource needs, a vocabulary, "Learning about Constellations," and extension activities. Activity sheets are: "Benny Benson: The Boy Who Designed Alaska's Flag (How Did Alaska Get its Flag?)"; "Flags: Symbols of Peace (What Does a Flag Show Us?)"; and "Learning about Constellations (Why Is the Big Dipper on the Alaska Flag?)." Includes a "Picture Cards" sheet, directions for making a five-points star, a recipe for star sugar cookies, and a star chart sample. (BT)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, History, Language Arts, Mathematics, Primary Education, Primary Sources, Social Studies, State History, State Standards, Student Evaluation
Alaska State Museum, 395 Whittier St., Juneau, AK 99801-1718. Tel: 907-465-2901; Fax: 907-465-2976; Web site: http://www.museums.state.ak.us/.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners; Students
Authoring Institution: Alaska State Museum, Juneau.
Identifiers - Location: Alaska