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Pledging Allegiance to the Flag

The Pledge of Allegiance has been recited for years, but how many truly know its meaning? This lesson allows our student citizens a chance to learn and appreciate the pledge, as they understand the meaning behind it.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to understand the meaning and purpose for reciting the Pledge of Allegiance.


(5 minutes)
Pledge of Allegiance Coloring PageThe Pledge of Allegiance
  • Ask students to recite the Pledge of Allegiance.
  • Next, ask students what grade they started saying the Pledge of Allegiance in. Ask students why they think they recite the Pledge of Allegiance everyday.
  • Record student responses on the board.
  • After hearing student responses, show the video The Pledge of Allegiance.