Lesson Plan

All About the Pledge of Allegiance

In this lesson, your students will practice their reading comprehension and vocabulary with the Pledge of Allegiance. They will reflect on the meaning of the pledge.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to define key vocabulary used in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Introduction

(15 minutes)
  • Show a picture of students saying the pledge, or a promise.
  • Ask your students to make an inference regarding what they see in the photo. Potential guiding questions include: What is this student doing? Does this look familiar? What does his posture look like? What body language do you see in the picture that is different from ours?