Curriculum Resources
Take learning to the next level and transform the way you teach with a vast library of ready-to-use, standards-aligned, adaptable curriculum resources. The resources listed below are either available with an Online Learning Subscription which allows you to instruct, assess and track student performance or as individual hands-on classroom resources which can be purchased. Choose from Multimedia Lessons, Curriculum Mastery Games, Flip Charts, Visual Learning Guides, Flash Cards, Vocabulary Cards, and Curriculum Modules available on our online store. PREMIUM ONLINE LEARNING SUBSCRIPTION OPTIONS
  • Select By Standard
  • BROWSE CURRICULUM
    • General Science
    • Life Science / Biology
    • Human Body
    • Earth Science
    • Physical Science
    • Chemistry
    • Math
    • Language Arts
    • Social Studies
 

American Symbols & Holidays

Social Studies, Grade 4

Back
 

Study Guide

Provides a quick overview of the topic selected!

Flash Cards

Practice and review the topic selected with illustrated flash cards!

Quiz

Assess students’ understanding of the topic selected!

Worksheets

Print illustrated worksheets!

Games

Engage students with interactive games.

Study Guide American Symbols & Holidays Social Studies, Grade 4

1
/
3
AMERICAN SYMBOLS AND HOLIDAYS There are many things that are symbols of America. There are also holidays that Americans celebrate every year. Holidays: Name of the Holiday What does this holiday celebrate? President’s Day The president of the U.S. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day The work and life of Martin Luther King, Jr. He worked for civil rights for African Americans Labor Day Working people Memorial Day Those who have died in past wars Veteran’s Day Honors those who served in the armed forces Fourth of July Independence of this country from Britain in 1776; The “birthday” of the U.S. Often celebrated with fireworks Columbus Day The arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World in 1492 Thanksgiving Day The first Thanksgiving feast between Pilgrims and Native Americans Symbols: Name of the Symbol What does this symbol represent? Why is it important? U.S. flag There are 50 white stars on the flag. This is for the 50 states. The 13 red stripes are for the 13 original colonies. It is sometimes called the “Stars and Stripes.” Statue of Liberty The Statue of Liberty was a gift from France. It is in New York Harbor. This “lady of hope” has been a welcome sign for immigrants. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. Permission is granted for the purchaser to print copies for non-commercial educational purposes only. Visit us at www.NewPathLearning.com.
Bald Eagle The bald eagle is a symbol of strength and courage. LIberty Bell The Liberty Bell is in Philadelphia. This bell was rung when the Declaration of Independence was read for the first time. Declaration of Independence This U.S. document talks about “unalienable rights.” These rights are “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” U.S. Constitution This is a guide for how to run the U.S. government. It begins: “We the People…” It has a Bill of Rights. National Anthem The “Star Spangled Banner” was written by Francis Scott Key. It begins, “Oh say, can you see…” The Pledge of Allegiance Many school children begin the day by pledging allegiance to the flag. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. Permission is granted for the purchaser to print copies for non-commercial educational purposes only. Visit us at www.NewPathLearning.com.
Try This! Circle important national holidays. Mother’s Day Thanksgiving Friendship Day Fourth of July 8th of July Harriet Tubman Day Draw an X through pictures that are not important American symbols. First Lines: Draw lines to connect each document with its first line. U.S. Constitution I pledge allegiance… Star Spangled Banner We the people… Pledge of Allegiance Oh say, can you see… True or False? There are 10 “unalienable rights” talked about in the Declaration of Independence. T / F Memorial Day celebrates all working people. T / F © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. Permission is granted for the purchaser to print copies for non-commercial educational purposes only. Visit us at www.NewPathLearning.com.
© Copyright 2012-2018 NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. Privacy Notice * Terms of Use