Students will learn about American National Symbols. They will produce a Keynote presentation to show their knowledge of National Symbols. They will work in groups to create a slideshow from imported pictures and record a video.
State Content Standard/Benchmark addressed http://www.cde.ca.gov/be/st/ss/index.asp
Social Studies-K.2-Students recognize national and state symbols and icons such as the national and state flags, the bald eagle, and the Statue of Liberty.
Students will be introduced to National Symbols using realia, discussion and a workbook.
Students will discuss National Symbols and their various characteristics.
The teacher will read books about National Symbols to class.
Each student will research a Symbol of their choice. Then he/she will drop and drag a picture of their chosen symbol from pictorial library onto their Keynote page. Then students will type in the name of the symbol.
The teacher will then record students speaking or singing about their symbol. Then the movie will be dropped into the National Symbol page.
The teacher will show the students their Keynote presentation on the document camera.
Students will be able to identify and discuss facts about National Symbols.
3- students will discuss at least 2 facts about their chosen National Symbol
2- students will discuss at least 1 fact about their chosen National Symbol.
1- students will discuss 0 facts about their National Symbol.