Mon, 6 July 2015
Story Notes and Extras
Sparky McCloud and the Grand Old Flag
written and presented by Sean Hunter
Talk and Discover
for parents, teachers, families and children
What are some of the places you have seen a flag flying?
Who in your family was born when the Grand Old Flag had 48 stars?
Where in your community do you always see the Grand Old Flag displayed?
Learning With Art
Draw a flag for your family.
Draw a flag of a country whose flag is also the colors
red, white and blue.
Draw a picture of your state flag.
The Flag and Freedom
Who are some of the men and women that have made your freedom possible?
What are some of the sacrifices that freedom requires?
What are some countries where freedom isn’t always possible?
More Talk and Discover
What year was a star added to the American flag
for the state where you live?
What year was a star added to the American flag for a state
that begins with the letter K?
What year for a state that begins with the letter I?
What year for a state that begins with the letter M?
What are some of the shapes of flags?
What are some ways flags are used in sports?
What is the difference between a flag and a pennant?
Where would you find an ensign?
Who in the US government is honored with a personal flag?
Knowing More History
What changes did President Eienshower and Congress authorize
in the pledge of Allegiance in 1954?
When is Flag Day?
In what state is Flag Day an official holiday?
What are some other nick names for the American Flag?
How did the nick names happen?
Double Extra Credit