Lesson Plans Lesson Plans Curricula Teacher's Guides Keywords 8 Result(s) K-5 Civics Music 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 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 Music from Across America Students examine and listen to a variety of forms of music to learn about the cultural, geographic, and stylistic diversity available within the United States. 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 Animals of the Chinese Zodiac In this lesson plan, students will learn about the 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac. In the process, they will learn about Chinese culture, as well as improve reading, writing, and researching skills. 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.