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Delsia Easley


W. E. Striplin Elementary School, Gadsden City Schools


This podcast is in honor of veterans. Students and faculty pay tribute to veterans in their family and in and around our school community. Lastly, we will hear from three veterans who are directly related to our school, speak about their time in the military. This podcast can serve as an extension to a lesson on federal holidays. 

Length: 04:07

Aligned to the following ALEX lesson plan:


Content Areas: Social Studies, Technology Education

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

TC2 (K-2)
10. Design original works using digital tools.
Examples: tools—digital drawing tools, music software, word processing software, digital cameras
SS2010 (K) Living and Working Together in Family and Community
7. Describe roles of helpers and leaders, including school principal, school custodian, volunteers, police officers, and fire and rescue workers.
SS2010 (K) Living and Working Together in Family and Community
11. Identify symbols, customs, famous individuals, and celebrations representative of our state and nation. (Alabama)
Examples: symbols—United States flag, Alabama flag, bald eagle (Alabama)
customs—pledging allegiance to the United States flag, singing "The Star-Spangled Banner"
individuals—George Washington; Abraham Lincoln; Squanto; Martin Luther King, Jr.
celebrations—Fourth of July, Memorial Day, Veterans Day

National/Other Standards:

The National Curriculum for Social Studies theme that relates to the primary content are Time, Continuity and Change. Students will learn to recognize where they fit in relation to time and events, and location.


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