International Symbols by Miranda Kakabadze and TLG James Greisler with worksheet, Batumi


International Symbols Worksheet-downloadable (to accompany Powerpoint)

Grade 6, compliance with national curriculum, objective: using language and vocabulary to express nations and geographic themes and terms. This could work as a two-part lesson, with languages and more nations and nationalities, as well as the foundation for giving directions (north-south-east-west, etc.)

Batumi Symbols by Miranda Kakabadze and TLG James Greisler with worksheet, Batumi


Great warm-up to go into national symbols for intermediate-level students

American Flag Symbolism

video

Lead in

What do you think the American flag represents?
What do the symbols on the American flag represent?
What do the colors on the American flag represent?

Quiz American Flag: (watch video without this quiz first)

1.  What does the American flag represent?
  a.  victory        b.  power         c.  freedom/independence

2.  What do the thirteen stripes on the American flag represent?
  a.  original states   b. original colonies            c.  famous presidents

3.  What do the 50 stars represent?
  a.  the states    b. the capital cities      c. famous presidents

4.    What does the color red represent? (clue: a synonym for valor)
  a.  love             b.  blood          c.  courage/bravery

5.  What does the color white represent?
  a.  faith            b. purity    c.  justice

6.  A word that means liberty:
  a.  strength      b.  freedom      c.  fairness

7.  What word is the opposite of innocent:
  a.  pure    b.  brave   c.  corrupt


Georgian and American flag (compare/discuss):

What do the symbols on the Georgian flag represent?
Are there similarities in what the two flags symbols represent?
Are there differences in what the two flags symbols represent?