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NEW! Is That FAKE News?


Just How Do We Elect A President?

Just What is this word called IMPEACHMENT?

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MONEY, MONEY, MONEY


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The official U.S. time - snapshot


Fun Flag Facts:

1. A vexillologist is someone that studies flags!


2. Most flags have the colors red and white.


3. Only Vatican City and the country of Switzerland have square flags.


4. Most world flags are rectangle in shape. The flag of the country of Nepal is the only one which is not rectangular or square in shape.


5. When Sir Edmond Hillary and his Sherpa guide, Tenzing Norgay, summited Mt. Everest, the Union Jack, the flag of Great Britain, was placed.


6.The idea of a National Flag Day,a day to honor our flag, was started by Bernard J. Cigrand, in 1885.


7. There are currently 6 American flags on the moon.


8. The country of Bhutan has a white dragon on its flag.


9.From Old Saxon,"Fflaken", meaning "to fly or to float in the air", is where the word FLAG originated.


10.The largest American Flag is called the Superflag. It weighs 3000 pounds and is the size of 2.8 football fields.


11. A WHITE flag is the symbol of a truce or ceasefire.


Extension Activities:

1.Take this Flag quiz


2. Pretend you are an American flag on the moon or in a town, or on a mountain top. What do you hear, see, feel, etc. as you wave in the air? Remember...on the moon, there is no atmosphere so the flag wouldn't wave!


3. Write a haiku to describe the American flag. A haiku has 3 lines(5-7-5 syllables per line). Use descriptive words. Sentence structure isn't necessary. To check syllables, place your hand under your chin. Each time the chin drops is a syllable. For example: elephant. Three drops = 3 syllables.The last of the 50 stars represents the state of Hawaii


Check out my Flag Webquest!https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Our-American-Flag-A-Webquest-Extension-Activities-726295


Check out a sample of four webquestions on Flags. Click here: Flag Webquest