In The Star-Spangled Banner - 2SL / 3SL, second and third grade students can find the who, what, where, when, why, and how of how Francis Scott Key wrote the words to the US national anthem and about the Battle of Baltimore. Then they can compare the American flag from 1814 to today's American flag and use notebook illustrations for their journal.
This curriculum commemorates the anniversary of the writing of "The Star-Spangled Banner" and is set up as a once-a-week, single-session activity. The short story in included.
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The Star-Spangled Banner - 2SL / 3SL is copyrighted (c) 2014 by S. Kay Seifert. All rights reserved. No part of this material (in part or as a whole) may be altered. Teachers and parents may use this material for students in the classroom or at home, reproducing student sheets for personal use. This curriculum may not be commercially reproduced for print, electronic, or other formats and/or platforms, and may not be distributed electronically, via the cloud, or commercially, unless written permission is given by S. Kay Seifert.