The American Flag
by Anne Pemberton
This page creates a story starring your student or your child who travels back to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1776 to meet Betsy Ross and George Washington. He or she helps make the first American Flag.
Turn on speakers to hear "Yankee Doodle".
Directions to create story or book
To make your own five point star with one snip. Go to:
Music: "Yankee Doodle", from "Martial Music of Camp Dupont",
recorded on "Martial Music in the Age of Lewis and Clark" by Randolph
Cabell. The tune was widely played during the time of this story and is still
enjoyed today. Synthesized by Randy Cabell, 2004. Music used by permission.
- History Hat: MSN Clipart
- Betsy Ross House:
- Betsy Ross Sewing: http://download-free-pictures.com/patriotic/betsy-ross-1.html
- George Washington Standing:
- Flag of 1776: Unknown
- Map of Thirteen Colonies:
- George Washington with
- Picture of Star: MS
- Picture of folded Star:
- Betsy Sewing Stars: http://www.classbrain.com/artholiday/publish/article_113.shtml
Page created June 15, 2004.
Anne Pemberton. Updated