In Sweet Land of Liberty, Ellis the Elephant sets off on a quest to find out.Through an amazing afternoon at the library, Ellis travels through time and discovers the pivotal moments that have shaped our nation’s unique history, including, the Pilgrims’ first Thanksgiving, the Boston Tea Party, George Washington crossing the Delaware, pioneers settling the great frontier, the first man on the moon
and many more of the astounding events and people whose dreams, courage, and hard work have made America great.
With its vivid illustrations and charming rhymes, Sweet Land of Liberty is a must read for children and parents alike who want to explore our nation’s great history—and discover why America is a free and exceptional nation.
This book would be a great resource to use to cover many Social Studies topics. It covers objectives:
Explain the reasons for national patriotic holidays such as Presidents' Day, Veterans Day, and Independence Day.
Identify customs associated with national patriotic holidays such as parades and fireworks on Independence Day.
Identify contributions of historical figures, including George Washington.Identify the flag of the United States.
Recite the pledge to the flag of the United States.
This book had me feeling a little patriotic and I have to admit I love anything patriotic. I made a few resources for my class to use around Memorial Day. I wanted to share a few of them with you. Click on the images below to get your free copy and celebrate the red, white and blue with us too!