Flags Of The World. Stories Behind Them | These stories aren't 100%. In case of the Brazilian flag, in addition to representing the night sky over Rio on November 15th, 1889, the flag's 27 stars represent the 26 States and the Federal District - Brasilia. https://pt.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bandeira_do_Brasil
Free Story of the World lapbooks! Right now she has volumes 1-3 up on her site. It will prompt you to get a free dropbox account. Also, you can only download volume 1 from the page where she talks about volume 2.
Measuring Length to Problem Solve (FREE) from Mrs. A. Colwell's Creations on TeachersNotebook.com - (5 pages) - A hands-on math station with real world story problems that require the skill of measuring length.