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Description:

The national anthem describes an actual event in American history. In this classroom activity, students will be able to recite the first verse and paraphrase The Star-Spangled Banner. Students will also be able to explain why Francis Scott Key wrote these words in 1814. This activity is included in the online exhibition from the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History entitled The Star-Spangled Banner: The Flag that Inspired the National Anthem .

Subjects:

  • Language Arts > General
  • Social Studies > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5

Keywords:

3 to 5 | Interactives

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial

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