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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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General Music: Grades 4 & 5

For Teachers 4th - 5th
The story behind the Star Spangled Banner sets off this singing and music lesson. Emergent singers study facts about Francis Scott Key and his famous song, they then discuss and practice singing the first verse paying close attention to...
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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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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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Musical Form of "The Star-Spangled Banner"

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students use a recording of "The Star Spangled Banner," to identify the AABC form of the anthem and describe the repetitions and contrasts in the piece of music. They memorize the music in eight-measure phrases being aware of the form...
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Francis Scott Key

For Teachers 4th - 6th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students enjoy a biography of Francis Scott Key, the author of the National Anthem. The students then answer 20 questions, some of which call on them to recall the words to the song.
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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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Francis Scott Key, Ft. McHenry and "The Star Spangled Banner"

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore the national anthem. In this "Star Spangled Banner" lesson students view a primary source picture of the War of 1812. Students discover the meaning of the lyrics.
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"The Star-Spangled Banner"

For Teachers K - 5th
Learners perform a song using correct posture, correct rhythms, and accurate pitches. They read musical notation and lyrics of various patriotic tunes, analyze the purpose and meaning of patriotic songs, discuss the social and cultural...
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The United States Flag as a Symbol

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Though September 11 was the most devastating attack on American soil, it was not the first. Middle schoolers discuss the symbolism of the American flag pulled from the debris at the World Trade Center, and how the flag connects to that...
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The War of 1812

For Teachers 8th Standards
After reading a sample memo regarding the conflict with Britain and France before the War of 1812, your class members will assume the role of James Madison and brainstorm how to handle the situation. They will then analyze the creation...
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The War of 1812

For Teachers 8th - 12th
A good addition to a unit on the War of 1812, this slideshow details causes, specific battles, political contexts, and several campaigns of the war. Maps and pictures with broad topics allow teachers to bring their own discussion topics...
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Jeopardy Review Game: Westward Expansion

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Westward ho! Make your history review session fun and engaging with a Jeopardy!-style presentation. Learners select questions about the American Revolution, the War of 1812, and expansion across the North American continent.
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Orchestra: Focus on Rhythm and Arranging

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High school orchestra is a great place to play music, like The Star Spangled Banner. Upper graders create new rhythms to the old song and perform them with the class. They rehearse their updated versions of the song using their...
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Star Spangled Banner: For Orchestra

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers practice playing "The Star Spangled Banner" while focusing on phrasing. They work with the instructor to mark the lyrics and music, then play the song using the phrasing indicated. Several cross-curricular  extension...
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On This Day: The Star-Spangled Banner

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
New ReviewYou may not be able to take your class to see Ft. McHenry, the birthplace of our national anthem, but using video clips, your learners can see the site for themselves. A curated collection of videos discusses the writing of the anthem in...
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The Star Spangled Banner

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the importance of The Star Spangled Banner after listening to a teacher explanation of how Francis Scott Key wrote the song. They talk about the battle during the War of 1812 that led to the writing of the...
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Focus on Phrasing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The band practices The Star Spangled Banner, while focusing on phrasing. They discuss musical phrasing then practice incorporating it in their performance. Cross curricular extension activities are included.
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Star-Spangled Banner Interview

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders, working in pairs, interview either Dr. Beanes, Francis Scott Key, or General Robert Ross about the events that led to Francis Scott Key being aboard the ship during the bombing of Fort McHenry. One person interviews the...
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General Music: Star Spangled Banner

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
"The Star Spangled Banner" became our country's national anthem, but why? Second and third grade musicians read about the song, analyze the lyrics, and discuss patriotism. They then complete a related word search.
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Focus on Form

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young musicians discuss musical form found in the song, The Star Spangled Banner. They review their parts for the song then practice playing it as a group. Cross-curricular activity suggestions are included.
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F. Scott Fitzgerald Author Biography

For Teachers 8th - 11th
In this biography worksheet, learners read a short biography of F. Scott Fitzgerald, then answer a set of questions based on the biography.
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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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The Star-Spangled Banner

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students sing the national anthem and analyze the lyrics. They work in cooperative groups to sequence the lyrics, research the cultural and historical context of the anthem and record a class performance.