Fourth of July Choice Board for Middle School


These Fourth of July summer learning activities for middle schoolers are a great way to celebrate the birth of America while giving middle school students a chance to practice their reading, writing, and research skills. This choice board can be used for at-home summer learning activities or summer school age activities.

Students can choose from creative ELA, science, and social studies activities like:

The Life of a Firework (Science)

Did you ever wonder how fireworks work? Research and read about it! Summarize what you learned by writing a short, informational paragraph. Don’t forget to use time order words when retelling each step!

Journal Like Jefferson (ELA)

Thomas Jefferson was brave and bold. Imagine you are him during the weeks leading up to signing the Declaration of Independence. Create at least 3 journal entries from his point of view.

My Flag (Social Studies)

Research the American flag. Design your own flag that represents who you are as a person and the values that you believe in.

Download the choice board for the rest of the fun and easy Fourth of July activities for your classroom.

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