Read Kansas! Primary - P-8 Kansas Flag
This lesson teaches first grade students about the symbols on the Kansas flag. Students will use word recognition activities to learn the main words in this lesson, practice choral reading, and construct a flag of their own. The activities are presented in five short lessons.
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First Grade Kansas History Standards:
- Benchmark 3, Indicator 2: The student recognizes the Kansas flag and identifies the symbols on it (e.g., motto, stars, American Indians and buffalo, farmer plowing, pioneers and cabin, steamboat, etc.).
First Grade Reading Standards:
- Benchmark 2, Indicator 5: The student uses a variety of word-recognition strategies (e.g., practicing words in isolation) to read fluently.
Kansas College and Career Ready Standards (Common Core ELA):
- RF. 1.3 (a-g): The student knows and applies grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.