Standard of Learning
||The student will recognize the American flag and the Pledge of Allegiance and know that the President is the leader of the United States.
Know that the United States has a national flag.
Recognize that the American flag has white stars on a blue rectangle. It also has red and white stripes.
Know that the United States has a national pledge to the flag.
Know that the pledge to the American flag is called the Pledge of Allegiance.
Know that the President is the leader of the United States.
Below is an annotated list of Internet resources for this organizing topic. Copyright restrictions may exist for the material on some Web sites. Please note and abide by any such restrictions.
“American Icons.” Kidport. <http://www.kidport.com/RefLib/UsaHistory/AmericanIcons/AmericanIconIndex.htm>. This Web page has links to information about several national symbols, including George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Independence Day, the Pledge of Allegiance, and the American flag.
“History of the Flag of the United States.” Embassy of the United States of America: Stockholm, Sweden. United States. Department of State. <http://www.usemb.se/usflag/>. This Web page offers many links to information regarding the history of the flag and historical figures related to the flag.
Streufert, Duane. “The Original Pledge of Allegiance.” The Flag of the United States of America. <http://www.usflag.org/pledgeofallegiance.html>. This Web page contains the Pledge of Allegiance in its original form as well as a brief history of the Pledge.
“Symbols of America.” Kidport. <http://www.kidport.com/GradeK/SocialStudies/AmericanSymbols.htm>. This is an online quiz about several national symbols.
“Symbols of U.S. Government.” Ben’s Guide to U.S. Government for Kids. United States. Government Printing Office. <http://bensguide.gpo.gov/k-2/symbols/index.html>. This Web site includes information about the U.S. flag, the Pledge of Allegiance, and other patriotic symbols.
www.whitehousekids.gov. <http://www.whitehouse.gov/kids>. This Web site provides information about the White House and U.S. Presidents.