The Washington Monument
- Grades: PreK–K, 1–2
Children read about George Washington and discuss the monument built in his honor. Then students create their own monument to honor a community member.
• Learn about George Washington and the Washington monument.
• Connect the concept of a monument to their own life.
Duration: Two days
1. What is a monument?
2. Why was the monument built?
3. What did George Washington do that was important?
4. Why is it important to honor him?