- Grade Level:
- Kindergarten-First Grade
- Language Arts
- Group Size:
- Up to 24
- in the park
- National/State Standards:
- North Carolina ELA Common Core: L.L.4;RL.K.1;RL.K.1
OverviewThe teacher will pass out symbol picture cards and talk to the students about each symbol.
Teachers may call the Visitor Center to reserve picture cards if they do not have them already.
Teacher will pass out symbol picture cards. Talk about the name of each symbol. Tell students, "When I am reading and you hear me say, __________, hold up your card." Teacher reads the poem, American Symbols, by Phyllis Naegeli, prompting students to display the symbols. Ask review questions such as: "Who remembers the name of this symbol?" "I need a good listener to tell me what the poem said about this symbol."