Fourth of July - Teacher Resources

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Celebrate Independence Day in your classroom with these resources, lessons, and printables about the founding of the United States. You'll find plenty of cross-curricular activities to keep your class busy. Fourth-of-July tie-ins include history references, reading activities, language arts exercises, social studies worksheets, and more. From the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, to fireworks and picnics, we have the resources you need to incorporate Independence Day into your classroom lessons.

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Declaration of Independence Quiz

How much do your students know about America's earliest days of independenc... read more

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Favorite July 4th Activities Slideshow

Celebrate Independence Day with your students before they leave for summer ... read more

Daily Warm-Ups

"The Star Spangled Banner" Reading Warm-Up

Learn the history behind the "The Star-Spangled Banner" while improving stu... read more

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History of Fireworks Reading Warm-Up

Students read a nonfiction passage about the history of fireworks and answe... read more

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Ex-Presidents Send Letters of Regret

Children can read letters written by John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, which... read more

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Abolitionists Protest the Fourth

Print a worksheet that presents a poem about slavery, which was written by ... read more

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Signers of the Declaration of Independence

Print a worksheet that presents some facts about the signers of the Declara... read more

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Wife of Founding Father Speaks Out

This printable tells a story about President John Adams's wife, Abigail Ada... read more

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On July 4th…

Teach children about some important historical events that happened on the ... read more

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The Quotable Fourth

Use this printable to show children famous quotes about the Fourth of July.... read more

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The Liberty Bell

Distribute a printable social studies activity that focuses on patriotic sy... read more

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Special Days

Employ a printable activity that helps build skills in recognizing names of... read more

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American History Bibliography

Enhance understanding with a teaching guide that offers book ideas about Am... read more

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July 4th Trivia

Learn about the birth of America and U.S. history through this Fourth of Ju... read more

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American Patriotic Pencil Wrap

Have students celebrate America by topping off their pens and pencils with ... read more