What's the Story of the American Flag?

Kellison Elementary School

Books: Stars & Stripes: The Story of the American Flag by Sarah L. Thomson (2003, HarperCollins); F is For Flag by Wendy C. Lewison (2002, Grosset & Dunlap); The Biggest And Best Flag That Ever Flew by Rebecca C. Jones (1994, Schiffer Publishing); Oh, Say! Can You See by Karen Morrison (2008, Make Believe Ideas)
Artifact box: Put together an artifact box to spark interest in the topic. Items to include, but not limited to, could be: a thimble, flags from each of the time periods to be assessed (1776, 1812, 1819, & present day), picture of Mary Pickersgill, picture of Betsy Ross, words to the Star-Spangled Banner, picture of the War of 1812 (the bombs bursting in air)