USA Bookmark

Lesson #3079

Decorate fun, patriotic bookmarks.

Grade Level:
1-2, 3-5, 6-8

Inspire year-round reading with student-created bookmarks to suit all occasions. Create bookmarks to supplement language arts lessons, reward good behavior and academic performance or celebrate holidays.

Build character with thematic bookmarks that celebrate our nation.

12332-LG-Ellison SureCut Die - Bookmark, Plain #2 - Large 27524-LG-Ellison SureCut Die - Patriotic Combo - Large

Supplies Used: Cardstock, Colored Pencils or Crayons, Glue or Glue Stick, Ribbon, Scissors

The teacher will die-cut the materials for student use prior to the lesson.

  1. Die-cut the LG Plain Bookmark #2 out cardstock or construction paper. Highlight the Bookmark with colored pencils or crayons.
  2. Die-cut the LG Patriotic Combo USA from construction paper. Highlight with colored pencils or crayons. Adhere the USA to the Bookmark. Any of the Patriotic Combo shapes can be used to decorate Bookmarks.
  3. Cut an 8" length of ribbon and loop through the top of the Bookmark (see Main Photo).

English Language Arts: Reading for Perspective

K-12: Standard 1

  • Students read a wide range of print and non-print texts to build an understanding of texts, of themselves and of the cultures of the United States and the world; to acquire new information; to respond to the needs and demands of society and the workplace; and for personal fulfillment. Among these texts are fiction and nonfiction, classic and contemporary works.

Standards for the English Language Arts, by the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English, Copyright 1996 by the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English. Reprinted with permission.

Source: NCTE/IRA Standards for the English Language Arts

Fine Arts: Visual Arts

K-4 Standard 3: Choosing and Evaluating a Range of Subject Matter, Symbols and Ideas

  • Students select and use subject matter, symbols and ideas to communicate meaning.

Source: National Standards for Arts Education

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