This packet examines the War of 1812, a subject that is often overlooked. It gives a fill-in detailing the causes and effects of the war. It also has definitions for use online or using the reading. It also includes comprehension questions.
On page 4 there is a copy of the original Star Spangled Banner, which was written during the war! It asks students to write their own version of the song!
On the following page students are asked to write and perform a short skit based on the burning of the White House by the British Army!!
Lots of fun activities to make the War of 1812 come alive!
"Sorry guys! If I knew American schools were this great, I never would have burned the White House!!"- General Robert Ross