Have your students learn about the US flag and write a poem about it with ease.
Your American Flag Poetry Lesson in detail:
Shel Silverstein is such a great poet! From one of his poems – Flag – have your students discover the history of the American flag and the names of the 50 states in a fun and short lesson.
You will find:
❑ a warm up activity with a flag to color
❑ a reading activity from Shel Silverstein’s poem
❑ a viewing activity
❑ a listening activity (together with its answer key)
❑ a writing follow-up
❑ a pronunciation activity
❑ two US maps (one with abbreviations, another one with states names)
How to use this resource:
This mini-lesson is aimed at beginners. The poem is very easy to understand and imitate. You can complete its study with the follow-ups. The phonics are meant to work on rhymes and help your students find rhymes for their poem.
The resources are linked in this packet.
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