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Celebrate Flag Day on June 14th

Flag Day is a day for Americans to celebrate and show respect for our flag. Our flag is a representative of our independence and our unity as a nation. It has a proud history. The flag was at the head of every battle fought. Many people died protecting it. It even stands proudly on the surface of the moon. As Americans, we have every right to be proud of our culture, our nation and our flag.

Did you know?

  • Betsy Ross was a seamstress who made clothes for George Washington. In June, 1776, Washington approached her to make the country's first flag and the rest is history.

  • Francis Scott Key, inspired by the British bombardment of Fort McHenry, wrote the lyrics to our national anthem as he witnessed the event as British rockets whizzed in the air while our American Flag flew in the breeze?

In today's Use Your Imagination, write about some of the places you've noticed the American flag being flown and you sang our National Anthem.

Click HERE to download this activity as a printable PDF.

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