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[Free Printables] Fourth of July Teaching Resources!

[Free Printables] Fourth of July Teaching Resources!

For many of us, the Fourth of July holiday elicits thoughts of poolside barbecues and bright fireworks displays—not to mention a day away from work spent with family and friends. In the eyes of a child, though, is the deeper meaning of this holiday fully understood?

Whether you are instructing summer school, teaching enrichment, tutoring, or simply educating a few elementary-aged children at home, the patriotic celebration that accompanies Independence Day presents a teachable moment not to be missed. View our free, age-appropriate resources from Edmentum to help the pre-K through 6th grades students in your life understand what Independence Day really entails.

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With the Fourth of July right around the corner, it’s important to remember the rich history that accompanies this great day. These free resources will allow younger audiences to explore the sights, sounds, and activities typically associated with “America’s birthday” and upper elementary students to delve deeper into the historical significance, including the signing of the Declaration of Independence.

Looking for more summer fun activities? Check out our free printable bookmarksThese exciting new bookmarks come in three different tracking styles, designed to suit a variety of reading levels. Find which one works best for you and your students!

This post was originally published July 2015 and has been updated.

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Madison Michell

Madison Michell has been a member of the Edmentum team since 2014 and currently serves as a Marketing Manager. As a former Kindergarten and 3rd grade teacher during her time as a Teach For America corps member, she believes education truly has the power to transform lives. She is passionate about connecting educators with online programs, best practices, and research that improve teaching and learning for today's students.