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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.
“The Star-Spangled Banner Copywork”
I have prepared a great 15-page “Star-Spangled Banner” Printable Pack. It contains the first verse of America’s National Anthem in 3 different styles of copywork: regular, dotted, and cursive. There are also 2 coloring pages and a fill-in-the-blank page.
Where to Purchase
You may purchase the 15-page pack for only $2 at my Teachers Pay Teachers store. If you head over to TpT, please “Follow” me there and leave feedback for anything you’ll purchase because you’ll get credits for future purchases!
Here is a 4-page sample of the first verse of America’s National Anthem in regular copywork:
You might also like the Memorial Day Online Unit Study from Techie Homeschool Mom:
- Explore the branches of America’s Armed Forces
- Research America’s conflicts and casualties
- Create a digital image to honor our fallen soldiers
- This mini-course contains one module.
Mother of 3 says
How fun! This would be great for memorial day, or 4th of July too! Thank you. Pinned!