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United States Theme Units
July Theme Units and Daily Themes

United States
Independence Day
(4th of July)
Theme Unit

American Revolution
     American Revolution Theme Unit - Time line, reading comprehensions, quizzes


July Fourth Craft
            Fireworks for the Fourth (A July Craft)
            July Fourth Craft


Independence Mazes
            Four Easy Mazes: Independence Day
            Three Difficult Mazes: Independence Day


Hidden and Ponder the Picture for July
            July Ponder the Picture: Independence Day under the Sea


Independence Day Draw the Picture
            Draw The Picture - Independence Day


Reading Comprehensions - Special Education High Interest Reading
     Fun, Beautiful, and Dangerous (Hi/Lo Grades 5-6)


Short Reading Comprehensions
Very Quick Readers
     Patriotism - Wear Your Colors Proudly (Very Quick Reader; Grades 5-7 Readability)
     Celebrating Freedom (Very Quick Reader; Grades 6-7 Readability)

Short Readers
     Bombs Bursting in Air -- Sounds of the Fourth of July (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     A Different Picnic (Short Reader; Grade 5 Readability)
     Thomas Jefferson's Edit (Short Reader; Grades 6-8 Readability)

Spanish
     Patriotismo - Lleva tus colores con orgullo (grades 5-7)


Reading Comprehensions
Fiction
     July 4 - A Day to be Free (Grades 1-2)
     Wish for Fireworks (Grades 2-3)
The Fourth of July (Grades 2-3)
     Fourth of July Sister (Grades 2-3)
     Fourth of Julie (Grades 3-4)
     The First Fourth (Grades 4-5)
     An Unstable Fourth, Part 1 (Grades 4-6)
     An Unstable Fourth, Part 2 (Grades 4-6)
     An Unstable Fourth, Part 3 (Grades 4-6)
     A Declaration of Independence - Jubilee Celebration (Grades 4-6)
     A Star Spangled Performance, Part 1 (Grades 5-6)
     A Star Spangled Performance, Part 2 (Grades 5-6)
     Jubilee Celebration (Grades 6-7)

Non-Fiction
     July the 4th (Grades 2-3)
     The Fourth of July (Grades 4-6)
     The Liberty Bell (Grades 5-6)
     The Science of Fireworks (Grades 6-8)
     The Birth of an Idea (Grades 7-8)

Spanish
     Un Día para estar Libre (grades 1-2)
     El cuatro de julio (grades 2-3)
     La hermana del Cuatro de julio (grades 2-3)
     El Cuatro de Julie (grades 3-4)
     Una actuación de estrellas centelleantes (primera parte) (grades 5-6)
     Una actuación de estrellas centelleantes (segunda parte) (grades 7-8)
     El 4 de julio (grades 2-3)

French
     Un jour pour être libre (grades 1-2)

Italian
     Un giorno per essere liberi (grades 1-2)

German
     Ein Tag um frei zu sein (grades 1-2)


Make a Daily 4th of July Activity Lesson Plan Book
        Daily 4th of July Activity Lesson Plan Book


Leveled Books
            The American Bald Eagle
             Happy Birthday America - Read and Color (PDF file)
             Independence Day (PDF file)
            The Symbols of Our Country
             Matt's Red, White, and Blue Ribbon (PDF file)


Finish the Story
     Mixed Feelings (Grade 3)
     Fourth of July Surprise (Grades 3-6)
     Independence Day (Grades 6-8)


What would YOU do?
     Firecracker (Grades 4-6)


Draw and Write
             U.S. Independence Day Draw and Writes


Fill In The Blanks And Finish The Picture
            Fill In The Blank And Finish The Picture: Fourth Of July


Funda-blanks
     Party in the Sky (grades 1-3)
     Celebration (grades 2-3)
     Sky of Fire (grades 2-3)
     Celebrate Freedom (grades 4-6)


Book Units
    Ben Franklin and the Magic Squares (Step Into Reading) (Grades 1-3)
    The American Flag (Grades 1-3)
    A Picture Book of John Hancock (Grades 3-5)
    Fireworks, Picnics, and Flags (Grades 4-6)


Writing
Replying to Letters


Compare and Contrast
        Monument Traits: Compares two famous monuments (Grades 5-6)

Famous American Traits: Compare and contrast two famous Americans. (Grades 5-6)

The Science Behind Fireworks Traits: Compare and contrast two different methods for producing fireworks. (Grades 5-6)

Independence Day Traits: Compares two countries' independence days (Grades 5-6)

Government Document Traits: Compares three important government documents (Grades 3-4)


Compare and Contrast Two Things (fourth grade)
Compare and Contrast Two Things (fifth grade)
Compare and Contrast Two Things (sixth grade)


Hidden Objects
             4th of July - Hidden Pictures (PDF file)


Document Based Activities
     Document Based Activities


Art Projects
            Fabulous Fireworks Fountain
   Celebrate the United States (grades K-5)
     Art Project: Make parade sticks to wave at celebrations (PDF file)
   Patriotic Fortune Teller (grades 2-5)
     Art Project: Make a paper patriotic fortune teller toy (PDF file)

Proud to Be (grades K-8)
     Celebrate who you are and the country you're from (PDF file)


Independence Day Dot to Dots
            Extreme Dot to Dots: Independence Day
            Challenging Dot to Dots with Number Patterns for Independence Day
            Challenging Dot to Dots with Number Patterns for Independence Day: Solutions


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Fireworks


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