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Musical Form of "The Star-Spangled Banner"

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students use a recording of "The Star Spangled Banner," to identify the AABC form of the anthem and describe the repetitions and contrasts in the piece of music. They memorize the music in eight-measure phrases being aware of the form...
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Star Spangled Banner: For Orchestra

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers practice playing "The Star Spangled Banner" while focusing on phrasing. They work with the instructor to mark the lyrics and music, then play the song using the phrasing indicated. Several cross-curricular  extension...
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The Star-Spangled Banner

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Get your kids moving as they learn about the history of the United States National Anthem. Scholars examine the War of 1812, Francis Scott Key, and the meaning behind The Star Spangled Banner as they listen to an 18-minute...
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General Music: Star Spangled Banner

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
"The Star Spangled Banner" became our country's national anthem, but why? Second and third grade musicians read about the song, analyze the lyrics, and discuss patriotism. They then complete a related word search.
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The Star Spangled Banner: History and Lyrics

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
In this U.S. government and civics PowerPoint, a brief history of the origin of "The Star Spangled Banner" is given, followed by the lyrics for the 4 verses of the song. Several illustrations of the American flag and a fire cracker at...
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Oh, Say, Can You See What the Star-Spangled Banner Means?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars research the historical inspiration for the lyrics of the "The Star Spangled Banner". They explore websites, read articles and analyze poetry in an examination of America's patriotic symbols and history.
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A History of the War of 1812 and The Star-Spangled Banner

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students examine the causes and outcomes of the War of 1812, and determine the chronology of the Star-Spangled Banner. In this War of 1812 instructional activity, students learn vocabulary and read a narrative about the War of 1812...
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History of the Star Spangled Banner

For Teachers 8th Standards
We have all heard the "Star Spangled Banner" at many points in our lives, but how often do we take the time to truly understand what the words of the national anthem mean to Americans? Don't miss this opportunity to examine the lyrics...
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Sensory “Star Spangled Banner”

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Music can help us to access memories and events in a meaningful way, and Francis Scott Key used specific words to convey what he had seen and felt when writing what would become America's national anthem. Help your class connect to the...
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Pulley Systems Used at Fort McHenry

For Teachers 4th - 8th
What a great opportunity to integrate science into your lesson on the War of 1812! Discover how pulley systems were used to move 1,000 lb. cannons at the Battle of Fort McHenry, and to raise the flag that would inspire Francis Scott Key...
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Focus on Form

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young musicians discuss musical form found in the song, The Star Spangled Banner. They review their parts for the song then practice playing it as a group. Cross-curricular activity suggestions are included.
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Orchestra: Focus on Rhythm and Arranging

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High school orchestra is a great place to play music, like The Star Spangled Banner. Upper graders create new rhythms to the old song and perform them with the class. They rehearse their updated versions of the song using their...
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The War of 1812

For Teachers 8th Standards
After reading a sample memo regarding the conflict with Britain and France before the War of 1812, your class members will assume the role of James Madison and brainstorm how to handle the situation. They will then analyze the creation...
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"The Star-Spangled Banner"

For Teachers K - 5th
Students perform a song using correct posture, correct rhythms, and accurate pitches. They read musical notation and lyrics of various patriotic tunes, analyze the purpose and meaning of patriotic songs, discuss the social and cultural...
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The Star Spangled Banner

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the importance of The Star Spangled Banner after listening to a teacher explanation of how Francis Scott Key wrote the song. They talk about the battle during the War of 1812 that led to the writing of the...
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The Star-Spangled Banner

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore American song. In this Star Spangled Banner lesson, 2nd graders discuss what it means the meaning the lyrics of the song and the history behind the song as they participate in a classroom activity.
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The Star Spangled Banner

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students perform Star Spangled Banner, and analyze purpose and meaning of patriotic songs.
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The Star-Spangled Banner

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore the Star-Spangled Banner. In this civics lesson, students read the lyrics of the song as well as a handout that details its creation. Students respond to discussion questions from the handout.
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The Star Spangled Banner

For Students 2nd
In this songs worksheet, 2nd graders read and sing the song The Star Spangled Banner. Students read and sing this song many times during the month.
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Focus on Phrasing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The band practices The Star Spangled Banner, while focusing on phrasing. They discuss musical phrasing then practice incorporating it in their performance. Cross curricular extension activities are included.
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The Star-Spangled Banner

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this National Anthem worksheet, students first read the lyrics to "The Star-Spangled Banner". Students look up the history of this song and write a short essay.
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Star Spangled Banner

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students use the Internet to discover the basic information about the American Flag. They explore how to fold a flag and which holidays to use the flag. They compare Betsy Ross's flag to the ones of today. They discover the story of the...
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Band Formation Diagrams

For Teachers 9th - 12th
I hope this resource will be helpful to someone, it's a plan for organizing the high school marching band. It includes a very brief description of a 64 count marching band transition played to the tune of "The Star Spangled Banner "and...
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The War of 1812

For Teachers 8th - 12th
A good addition to a unit on the War of 1812, this slideshow details causes, specific battles, political contexts, and several campaigns of the war. Maps and pictures with broad topics allow teachers to bring their own discussion topics...