Lesson Plans Lesson Plans Curricula Teacher's Guides Keywords 7 Result(s) K-5 Civics Media Arts Sociology Grade Range K-5 Where I Come From Students take research into their heritage a step beyond the construction of a family tree, traveling through cyberspace to find our what's happening in their ancestral homelands today. Grade Range K-5 The Meaning Behind the Mask Students explore the cultural significance of masks, discuss the use of masks in stories, and then investigate the role masks play in ceremonies and on special occasions in various African cultures. Grade Range K-5 What Makes a Hero? Who do we look up to and why? What constitutes a heroic action? After completing this lesson plan, students will be able to describe what makes a hero in various contexts. Grade Range K-5 Stars and Stripes Forever: Flag Facts for Flag Day Students will learn what a symbol is, and how this particular symbol—the American flag—is an important part of our everyday lives. Grade Range K-5 The First Amendment: What's Fair in a Free Country? After completing the lessons in this unit, students will be able to summarize the contents of the First Amendment and give examples of speech that is protected by the Constitution and speech that is not protected by the Constitution. Grade Range K-5 The President's Roles and Responsibilities: Communicating with the President Through these lessons, students learn to identify and describe the various roles and responsibilities of the President of the United States and their own roles as citizens of a democracy. Grade Range K-5 The Preamble to the Constitution: How Do You Make a More Perfect Union? Students will learn how the Preamble to the U.S. Constitution was shaped by historical events and how it reflected the fundamental values and principles of a newly independent nation.