The Pledge of Allegiance

Lesson Duration

Authors: Stacy Seedman and Nicole Crescenzo

Students will understand the Pledge of Allegiance and its importance as a symbol.  Students will make Pledge of Allegiance picture books.  They will learn the vocabulary necessary to understand the Pledge.


  • Understand the meaning of the Pledge of Allegiance.
  • Understand the role of the Pledge as a symbol for the United States.

Source: The Pledge of Allegiance


The Teaching American History Grant: The American Tapestry is funded by the U.S. Department of Education Office of Innovation and Improvement, as a part of the Title II, Part C, Subpart 4 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended in 2001.