Second Grade Nest: American Symbols

Sunday, February 22, 2015

American Symbols

American Symbols Activities to teach students all about the American Symbols- hands on activities to tie in social studies content- reading, writing, and research activities


My kiddos LOVE the American Symbols unit. 
They always love to research and learn about the different symbols. I made a new ELA pack this year to supplement our research and learning. 

American Symbols Activities to teach students all about the American Symbols- hands on activities to tie in social studies content- reading, writing, and research activities
Anchor charts are always a great way to focus in on a mini lesson before teaching any content (science or social studies). 


Here is a look at the Statue of Liberty's work. 

American Symbols Activities to teach students all about the American Symbols- hands on activities to tie in social studies content- reading, writing, and research activities
Passage with text-dependent questions.
Have students highlight their answers in the text and restate their questions! 


American Symbols Activities to teach students all about the American Symbols- hands on activities to tie in social studies content- reading, writing, and research activities
Students should write facts in their fact sheet before their final informational writing text! 

American Symbols Activities to teach students all about the American Symbols- hands on activities to tie in social studies content- reading, writing, and research activities American Symbols Activities to teach students all about the American Symbols- hands on activities to tie in social studies content- reading, writing, and research activities
And for fun... time for a flip book!! 





And here is a peek at working with all of the American Symbols: 

American Symbols Activities to teach students all about the American Symbols- hands on activities to tie in social studies content- reading, writing, and research activities
Mini book with FACTS. 
This is a great way to teach bullets and fact writing. I always tell my students when we use bullets, we can write our thoughts and phrases instead of full sentences. 

American Symbols Activities to teach students all about the American Symbols- hands on activities to tie in social studies content- reading, writing, and research activities  American Symbols Activities to teach students all about the American Symbols- hands on activities to tie in social studies content- reading, writing, and research activities

American Symbols Activities to teach students all about the American Symbols- hands on activities to tie in social studies content- reading, writing, and research activities


American Symbols Activities to teach students all about the American Symbols- hands on activities to tie in social studies content- reading, writing, and research activities

American Symbols Activities to teach students all about the American Symbols- hands on activities to tie in social studies content- reading, writing, and research activities

American Symbols Activities to teach students all about the American Symbols- hands on activities to tie in social studies content- reading, writing, and research activities


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