Step 1 : Choose an identity
A. Name Your Country
Discuss a name for your country with your group. Names can describe the landscape (Iceland) or the government (People's Republic of China), or tell you who founded it (America -> Amerigo Vespucci).
+ Find out how the country ofBoliva got its name!
+ Check out thismapshowing the meanings of different country names!
+Choose a name for YOUR country!
B. Design a Flag
Look at all these cool flagsof different countries! Click on the different pages of flags to see them all!
+ Write 3 similarites and 3 differences your group sees among the flags.
+ Discuss the design of your flag as a group. Then, choose a national artist of your country (a group member) to draw YOUR flag!
C. Choose a Motto
A "national motto" is a saying that tells other countries what is important to your country. Your motto can be anywhere from one word to a whole sentence.
+ Check out national mottos from countries around the world!
+ Go ahead and write a national motto for YOUR country!
D. Write a National Anthem
+ What's the name of America's national anthem? Don't remember? Search the web!
+ Write YOUR national anthem!