Close Reading of America the Beautiful

Memorial Day Activity: Close Reading of America the Beautiful Memorial Day is a time to honor those who have lost their lives while serving our country in the armed forces. It is important for children to understand that this is the day when the nation mourns the loss of soldiers who died fighting for our […]

4th of July

The 4th of July is full of picnics, parties, family, and fun.  On that date, in 1776, the Declaration of Independence was signed and the United States of America was born.  To remind kids why we are celebrating, we created a reading comprehension activity from a passage in our 5th Grade Simple Solutions Social Studies […]

Flag Day!

  Flag Day is on June 14th.  It is a day for us to be reminded about how important this symbol of our country is.  Here are some fun and free ways for you to Experience, Enrich and Extend what you already know about the American Flag. Use the web pages to read about the […]

Flag Day Coloring Activity

Flag Day commemorates the day the United States passed the Flag Resolution, on June 14, 1777.  The current 50-star version of the United States flag has been in use since Hawaii was admitted to the United States (about 50 years ago).  Both the 13-star Betsy Ross flag and the current 50-star flag are available below […]