Help students to compare texts with this activity. Students will read an article (included) about Francis Scott Key and the history of "The Star-Spangled Banner", and then analyze how the article can enhance a reader's understanding of the famous lyrics.
A summary task and rubric is also included, as well as an assignment cover page and comprehension quiz.
This is part of a set of activities that can be used for homework, independent practice, and progress monitoring.
Other packets in the series:
Article Response Comparing Texts 1
Article Response Comparing Texts 2
Article Response Comparing Texts 3
Article Response Bundle
Holiday Narrative Response
Drama Response: Perfectly Happy