Learning Lincoln On-line
Topic Sets to Study Abraham Lincoln His Life and Before the Civil War
Flags of Our Country-- The Stars and Stripes Study
The theme will
center on an in-depth study of the U.S. Flag, and the formation of a new
state in the U.S.
GLORY PROJECT OBJECTIVES, BASED UPON:
Bloom Taxonomy Considerations:
Interpret and summarize the facts of a region of the U.S.. (Comprehension
Use information gathered and organized to illustrate the requirements for
a new state, when being added to the U.S.. (Application Level)
Take the various organized facts and apply them to an activity outline of
"things to do". (Analysis Level)
Add the state by listing the U.S. Constitutional requirements for adding
a state, and then add a new star to the present 50 star flag, by re-designing
the star field. (Synthesis Level)
6. Make a summary of the new state by creating
a poster and/or a 6-part pamphlet describing several aspects of the new state
(as described in the "things to do" list. (Evaluation Level)
This project allows for the individual to use his/her imagination, as well as real facts to plan a big thing like starting up a new state.
Students will. . . .
2. Select a U.S. region and
print a map with related questions. This map will be the "area" that
the student's new state will be located. Stately Knowledge website
will provide information about the other states in the region such as state
3. Give the state a name,
and describe the origin or meaning of the name.
4. Use Google Search to
help choose new symbols for the new state. The symbols must actually
come from, or live in the area of the new state.
5. Give the state a capitol
(name) and a location
6. Describe the agricultural,
mineral, cultural and special features of the new state.
7. Design a state flag for
the new state.
8 . Compile all information
and then create a poster and/or a phamplet to illustrate the new state, including
tourism information, highways, and special considerations that the student