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.
You may purchase the 15-page pack for only $2 at my I Choose Joy! Store or over at Teachers Pay Teachers. 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:
Download a 4-page sample from “The Star-Spangled Banner” Printable Pack.
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.
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