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Grade 3: Social Studies Academic Standards

3.1.3 Describe the historical significance of the symbols of Oklahoma including the Oklahoma State Seal and the Oklahoma Flag; explain how the name of Oklahoma is derived from the Choctaw language.

Oklahoma Symbols list
Oklahoma Symbols activities 
Make Your Own Bookmark activity

Oklahoma History Center Education Resources

Traveling Trunk
Oklahoma Symbols

The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture

Dianna Everett, "State Emblems"
Tobie Cunningham, "Scissor-tailed Flycatcher"
Melissa Vincent, "Indian Blanket"

Research Center Resources

"State Emblems," (vertical file, OHS)

Additional Resources

"The State Seal of Oklahoma," Newspapers in Education, NewsOK
"Origin of 'Oklahoma,'" State Symbols USA

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