did America become the land of the free?"
Land of Liberty
by Callista Gingrich
Kids Wings Top Flight Book
the Elephant wanted to know how America became the land
of the free, so he went to the library! He read a book about
the Pilgrims. It helped him to imagine himself there at
the first Thanksgiving.
he read a book about the Boston Tea Party. He imagined that
he was there, too.
books at the library, Ellis the Elephant learned about the
Founding Fathers and imagined that he was there to sign
the Declaration of indepence with them. When Ellis read
about Washington crossing the Delaware, guess where he saw
you can go through America's history with Ellis the Elephant
in rhyming verses with full page cartoon illustrations.
Land of Liberty is the ideal picture
book for an introduction to American History. The Kids Wings'
Literature Guide will inspire your students to explore more
of American history and provides pictures to color. Truly,
no K-3 classroom in the USA should be without it!
Land of Liberty is part of the
Discover Magic collection of Kids Wings activities for award-winning
picture books. After the last collection is sold, you can
still order this individual unit by clicking
Land of Liberty
Wings Social Studies
Wikipedia Biography of Callista Gingrich
Ben's Guide to US Government K-2
Guide to Government (3-5)
Guide to US Government 6-8)
Skelton's Pledge of Allegience
Wayne's Why I Love America
Walk for the President
of Liberty Activities
for a 2nd Grade Patriotic Play
Stories about Native Americans
First Thanksgiving Virtual Field Trips from Scholastic
Plantation Videos from Scholastic
First Thanksgiving PowerPoint Lesson
Presentations on American History (all levels)
Am An Amerian
1907 Music Box Plays "My Country 'Tis of Thee"
K-3 Patriotic Picture Books, Literary Connections:
Impossible Patriotism Project
America's Favorite Bald Eagle
Tall, Abraham Lincoln
I Ran for President
You Want to Be President
Kid Who Ran for President by Dan Gutman
Kids Wings 20-page activity guide for Sweet
Land of Liberty by Callista Gingrich
fun and learning for grades K-3, perfect for lesson planning and
printed handouts or projection slides on your SmartBoard!
(see screen shots below) include:
Pre-Reading Discussion Cards
Getting Ready to Read About American History
Do I Understand? Multiple Choice Comprehension
Thinking About America
13 Pages of American Symbols That Inspire Research
The Meaning of the Pledge of Alliegance
are the pages in the Kids Wings Unit:
Land of Liberty is only one of 54 Literature Guides
the Kids' Wings collection, Bringing
Books to Life for 2012-2013
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