The Star-Spangled Banner
Have your kids learned the American National Anthem yet? The poem “The Star-Spangled Banner” was written by Francis Scott Key during the War of 1812 and was originally called “The Defence of Fort McHenry.”
Learn the background of the poem/song here:
Hear it sung and played here:
If you’d like a free online lesson on 5 more Patriotic songs, head over to the 15-Minute Music Lesson Course for Elementary Students from the Music in Our Homeschool School. There is also a lesson on “The Star-Spangled Banner” included there.
Click on the graphic below to download 11 pages of free Star-Spangled Banner copywork.
(Update: I’m trying to find another version of this. What we did below is no longer available.)
See what my kids did with it:
If you’re interested in more copywork options see:
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