Virginia's history standards for kindergarten includes teaching about Independence Day. It's a little more difficult to teach about Independence Day when you aren't in school in July...so, this was always my last shared reading of the year. It is completed with a student art activity showing a skyline and fireworks overhead.
Growing up, the 4th of July meant camping and a birthday cake. My birthday is the 2nd of July, but we always celebrated with my extended family at a campground and a birthday cake for dessert. Today, it means FREE things for your students.
FREEBIES ON THE 4TH
1. America 4 SquareI have included a 4 square writing template and a student-made 4 square with a July 4th theme.
CLICK HERE for the 4 Square FREEBIE.
2. We Love the USA! Word Card Set
This is part of the word set I’ll be putting on Teachers Pay Teachers soon. This includes an 8 1/2x11 header, a 4 x 10 header, a 16 block word card, and 16 word cards.
CLICK HERE for the FREE Word Set.
3. Famous Americans
This is a set of Famous Americans. It would be great for writing biographies, non-fiction text, sorting, creating a timeline. I’m sure you can get creative. There are 20 Famous American cards.
CLICK HERE for the FREE Famous Americans Set.
4. Red, White, and Blue Alphabet
This contains alphabet headers for a word wall or sequencing activity. There are 28 cards (all 26 letters and 2 blank boxes.
CLICK HERE for the FREE Alphabet Cards.
Enjoy the 4th and thank a veteran for your FREEDOM!