Civics & Government Unit 5: Patriotism


Civics & Government Unit 5: Patriotism

⭐️ In this civics & government unit, students learn about patriotism. Patriotism is a feeling of love and pride for your country. Students will learn about how people show patriotism, as well as some patriotic holidays. Students will watch original videos, follow along through a Google Slides (downloadable to PowerPoint) presentation, and complete activities that will help them learn about patriotism. This resource includes 8 days of lessons, videos, and activities on this topic.


⭐️ Includes a mix of multimedia and printables, along with an original video to introduce the material. Everything you need in one spot!


⭐️ This unit is perfect for 2nd, 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade. It was created to align with SS.2.CG.2.3 but can be used in any classroom to teach students about patriotism.


Please Note: These read alouds are recommended for use to complement these lessons: (Note: You can do all of these read-alouds or select a few.)

  • America’s Flag Story by Karen S. Robbins
  • I Have A Dream paintings by Kadir Nelson
  • America’s White Table by Margot Theis Raven
  • Juneteenth for Mazie by Floyd Cooper


Key Features:

✏️ Convenience – Everything you need for this unit is all in one place!


✏️Engaging Multimedia – This resource will capture your students’ attention while they learn important social studies topics. Integrates text, activities, and multimedia to help students understand the topics and stay engaged in the material.


✏️ Included Lesson Plans – Lesson plans provide an eight-day strategy for easy classroom implementation.


What’s Included?

  1. Unit Overview
  2. 8 Thirty Minute Lesson Plans
  3. Vocabulary Cards
  4. KWL Graphic Organizer
  5. Read Aloud: America’s Flag Story
  6. Google Slides Presentation
  7. Patriotism
  8. Custom Videos (this professional quality video was created specifically for this resource is embedded into the presentation)
  9. Presentation Slides
  10. Vocabulary Sort
  11. Read Aloud: Juneteenth for Mazie
  12. Read Aloud: I Have A Dream Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
  13. Read Aloud: America’s White Table
  14. A Million Thanks
  15. Quiz


*Answer Key Included


The information provided in this unit is research-based. It was carefully created to be historically accurate and represent the indigenous groups the way they wish to be represented. Graphics and photos were carefully selected to be as historically accurate as possible.


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Related Product(s):

Civics & Government Unit 1: The Purpose of Government

Civics & Government Unit 2: Protection of Rights & Liberties

Civics & Government Unit 3: Being A U.S. Citizen

Civics & Government Unit 4: Responsible Citizenship


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