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Living Museum Podcast: Episode 5: Betsy Ross

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This podcast is part of the series: living Museum Podcasting Project: Famous Americans come to life!

Creator:

Elizabeth Carr


School/Organization:

Vestavia Hills City Schools

Vestavia Hills Elementary East

Overview:

This podcast exhibits the students work of a detailed research project.  The student's report is photographed and his speech recalling the important facts of Betsy Ross' life is recorded via video.


Length: 1:28

Content Areas: English/Language Arts, Social Studies, Technology Education

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

SS2010 (2) Living and Working Together in State and Nation
2. Identify national historical figures and celebrations that exemplify fundamental democratic values, including equality, justice, and responsibility for the common good.
  • Recognizing our country's founding fathers, including George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, Patrick Henry, John Adams, John Hancock, and James Madison
  • Recognizing historical female figures, including Abigail Adams, Dolley Madison, Harriet Tubman, and Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Describing the significance of national holidays, including the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.; Presidents' Day; Memorial Day; the Fourth of July; Veterans Day; and Thanksgiving Day
  • Describing the history of American symbols and monuments
  • Examples: Liberty Bell, Statue of Liberty, bald eagle, United States flag, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial
     

     


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