Bette E. Hudnutt
Wauseon Exempted Village Schools – Leggett Street Primary School
Social Studies – Grade 1
Recognize symbols of the United States that represent its democracy and values including:
a. The bald eagle;
b. The White House;
c. The Statue of
d. The national anthem.
The content is directed at primary-level information/sources that show and explain various American symbols. The Dewey numbers range from 598.9 for the bald eagle to 975 for the government symbols. The above symbols were searched using those key words.
Red, white, blue and Uncle who by T. Bateman and illustrated by J. O’Brien (929.9)
The White House by L. Sorensen (975.3)
The Star-Spangled Banner by P. Spier (781.5)
The Star-Spangled Banner by C. Gamwell and illustrated by C. Jordan (782.42)
The story of the Statue of Liberty by B. & G. Maestro (974.7)
The Statue of
Soaring with the wind by G. Gibbons (598.9)
Web sites include:
www.infohio.org includes First Gov for Kids
www.kids.gov/ search under the Government icon and select Cool Stuff for Young People
www.va.gov/kids/ is a site for K – 5th grades and includes kids games & activities
www.whitehousekids.gov includes information for younger children as well as coloring book pages
www.infohio.org also includes Searchasaurus and using the Primary Search one can locate articles on these American symbols
Weekly Reader – Senior;
www.infohio.org includes pictures after searching through Searchasaurus using the Pictures icon. An image of the bald eagle is terrific.
www.bcpl.net/~etowner/anthem.html is a website using any search engine for “national anthem”. It plays the song and presents all the words as well as information about Francis Scott Key.
www.kidsclick.org can be used for any of the American symbols.
www.nps.gov/stli/prod02.htm is the National Park Service website that includes a tremendous amount of information about the Statue of Liberty.
www.endex.com/gf/buildings/liberty/liberty.html is a website with tremendous images of this American symbol.
images.fws.gov/default.cfm?CFID=4430584&CFTOKEN=31627661 is the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s National Image Library and their many images of the bald eagle.
www.oplin.org can be used to search American symbols.
http://bensguide.gpo.gov/k-2/index.html has a subheading of Symbols of U.S. Government and includes the Bald Eagle, The Statue of Liberty, The White House and the National Anthem.
Of course an American flag can be found in many places in a school building.