Anthem Exhibit Available
- Our exhibit Banner Moments: The National Anthem in American Life is available for free to present in your library, school, or museum. We will provide all imagery for you to print and mount in your exhibit space. Click here for more info.
Songbook Published!Our collection of sheet music telling the story of "The Star-Spangled Banner" from its roots as an English musicians' club song through new arrangements done in honor of the song's bicentennial is NOW AVAILABLE. Click the image for more information or go directly to our page on Lulu.com to purchase your own copy.
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Students will learn a colonial dance from 1814 when The Star-Spangled Banner was written. Students will first watch several videos of children performing colonial dances and then learn the dances. Students can perform the dances in their Physical Education classes … Continue reading
Students will be learning about Francis Scott Key, the Battle at Fort McHenry, and the story of the composition of The Star-Spangled Banner. Students will be learning to sing the song, The Star-Spangled Banner through several methods such as listening, … Continue reading
In preparation for the 200th anniversary of The Star-Spangled Banner, students will learn about the Battle at Fort McHenry by studying paintings portraying this event. Students will also study the painting By the Dawn’s Early Light painted for the 100th … Continue reading