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44 resources with the keyterm war of 1812

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Sensory “Star Spangled Banner”

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Music can help us to access memories and events in a meaningful way, and Francis Scott Key used specific words to convey what he had seen and felt when writing what would become America's national anthem. Help your class connect to the...
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History of the Star Spangled Banner

For Teachers 8th Standards
We have all heard the "Star Spangled Banner" at many points in our lives, but how often do we take the time to truly understand what the words of the national anthem mean to Americans? Don't miss this opportunity to examine the lyrics...
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A Just War or Just a War?

For Teachers 8th Standards
What, if anything, makes a war "just"? This is an interesting and important question to explore with your class, and you can utilize an excellent lesson plan to support your group inquiry. The American Revolution and the War of 1812 are...
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War of 1812 in the Old Northwest Territory

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students write 1-4 sentence answers to the Time Travel worksheet (available online). They design period costumes, orally present their perspectives to the rest of the class, and explain why this war played an important role in the...
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US History Overview 1: Jamestown to the Civil War

For Students 8th - 11th
Complete with territory maps, photos, and interesting anecdotes, this video covers the major events of American History, roughly from 1754 to 1865. Plymouth and Jamestown are mentioned in the beginning of the video, but the speaker...
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James Madison: Raising an Army—Balancing the States and the Federal Government

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
To war! To war! Every nation in the history of the world has had to deal with warfare on some level. Scholars go through a series of activities and discussions surrounding the development of the Constitution to help them better...
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The Design of Fort McHenry: The Star Fort

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What makes an effective fort, and why might a city feel that they need such a structure? Your young historians will explore the purpose and design for Fort McHenry, and build their own models of a fort based on the information they have...
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Pulley Systems Used at Fort McHenry

For Teachers 4th - 8th
What a great opportunity to integrate science into your lesson on the War of 1812! Discover how pulley systems were used to move 1,000 lb. cannons at the Battle of Fort McHenry, and to raise the flag that would inspire Francis Scott Key...
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Study Guide: Foreign Affairs in the Early Republic

For Students 9th - 11th
The early American Republic is what this study guide is all about. Kids will have no problem acing their next exam on early US history after completing this assignment. There are three vocabulary words, nine events, 11 important people,...
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President Madison's 1812 War Message: A Brief Overview

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate President Madison's War Message. Students read the message and discuss any information they may have misunderstood. Students hypothesize about what kinds of documents might help them find answers to their questions.
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President Madison's 1812 War Message: Answers Lead to More Questions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate President Madison's case for declaring war against Great Britain. Students assume the roles of newspaper reporters and cite key points in Madison's argument for declaring war, and hypothesize about primary documents...
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By the Dawn's Early Light: Maryland and the War of 1812

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine the events that lead to the British attack on Baltimore in 1814 and the role of geography in the events of the battle. After a brief discussion on the history of trade routes before 1814 and the War of 1812, they...
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The War of 1812: Ch 6

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Explore the causes and results of the War of 1812. Covered are reasons the war began, changing presidency, major battles, and The Treaty of Ghent. This presentation could be appropriate for grades 5-8, but could work for high school...
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Battle of New Orleans

For Teachers 5th - 8th
The last battle during the War of 1812, was the Battle of New Orleans which is outlined in this detailed PowerPoint. This particular battle is described from the beginning until the end, when General Andrew Jackson became a hero....
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War of 1812: Map and Label

For Students 7th - 8th
Map test! Hand out this map of the East Coast of the United States and let learners mark each of the nine sites listed. They'll be making a map that shows the battle sites and areas involved in the War of 1812. Great as a test or as a...
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American History: Vocabulary

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Preview vocabulary common to lessons or units on regarding colonial America. Each slide provides a simple definition of a word, event, or concept-related life in early America. There are 20 different terms.
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The Star-Spangled Banner

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Get your kids moving as they learn about the history of the United States National Anthem. Scholars examine the War of 1812, Francis Scott Key, and the meaning behind The Star Spangled Banner as they listen to an 18-minute...
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A History of the War of 1812 and The Star-Spangled Banner

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Young scholars examine the causes and outcomes of the War of 1812, and determine the chronology of the Star-Spangled Banner. In this War of 1812 lesson, students learn vocabulary and read a narrative about the War of 1812 before...
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The British Attack on the Capital

For Students 6th - 8th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, learners read a historical passage about the British American war. Students then answer 10 true/false questions based on their reading.
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War of 1812

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders locate the major land forms and bodies of water on a map of Louisiana. In groups, they discuss the role of the Mississippi River in the Battle of New Orleans and how land and water affect the outcome of battles. To end...
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Oh, Say Can You See?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore the role of Maryland in U.S. History. They read a synopsis of the War of 1812. Students observe, through video streaming, the bombardment of Ft. McHenry and the writing of our national anthem. Students create a...
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President Madison's 1812 War Message: A Documentary Review

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze primary documents to determine why President Madison believed it was important for the US to declare war with Great Britain. Students research documents on the Internet to determine President Madison's argument for going...
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TURNING POINT IN HISTORY:The War of 1812

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students act as investigative reporters and research battles or events of the War of 1812. They write an original article, which may include a map, drawing, or illustration.
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Burning Washington: Dolley Madison's Historical Letter

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students review and discuss War of 1812, analyze the taking of Washington and the personal feelings of Dolley Madison by reading and discussing her famous letter to her sister, and respond to Dolley Madison in a one or more page letter...