ERIC Number: ED477903
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Eight Stars of Gold--The Story of Alaska's Flag. Middle School Activities (Grades 6-8).
Alaska State Museum, Juneau.
This activities booklet focuses on the story of Alaska's state flag. The booklet is for use in teaching middle school students. Each activity contains: background information, a summary and time estimate, Alaska state standards, a step-by-step technique for classroom implementation of the activity, assessment tips, materials and resources needed, and a vocabulary. Activities included are: "Eight Stars of Gold: The Story of Alaska's Flag (What Should I Remember about Alaska's Flag?)"; "Meet the Researcher (Why Do People Research and Write Stories?)"; "Steps to Statehood (How Did a Flag Help Alaska Become a State?)"; "Symbols Tell a Story (What Is a Symbol?)"; and "Minting a Symbol for Alaska (What Is a Good Symbol for Alaska Today?)." Includes "Parts of the Catalog," two handouts, story cards, and a sample self-evaluation scoring guide. (BT)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, History, Middle Schools, Primary Sources, Reading, 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/. For full text: http://www.museums.state.ak.us/EightStars/activities.html.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Alaska State Museum, Juneau.
Identifiers - Location: Alaska