Category Archives: Banner Moments

O Say Can You Sequence?

Grades 2-4 by Kathryn S. Gallagher PS13Q The Greatest Flag That Ever Flew details the creation of “The Star Spangled Banner” through the eyes of Caroline Pickersgill, daughter of flag maker Mary Pickersgill. Students will sequence this key event in American history, … Continue reading

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Everyday is The Star-Spangled Banner Day!

 Everyday is “The Star-Spangled Banner” Day! Vocal Music Grades 4-6 by Kaii Lee Irvine Unified School District, CA Every teacher can use “The Star-Spangled Banner” as a teaching tool to teach music in elementary school classes. Goals and Objectives Read, … Continue reading

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Freedom Week Celebration

Freedom-Week-Celebration School-wide Participation Grade Levels (K-5) by Janet H. Berry, Celeste Henkel Elememtary Iredell-Statesville Schools, Statesville, North Carolina Description Click the link above to download a power point give you ideas of how to share this Star-Spangled 200th Birthday Celebration … Continue reading

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The Music of Poetry: Decoded_Lesson 3

Guiding Question – What do our National Symbols mean to me? Focus Word – Liberty Lesson 3 – Emma Lazarus Introduction: 1) Introduce “The New Colossus” by asking what immigrant means. Capture the answers in a wordle. 2) Read “The … Continue reading

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What So Proudly We Hailed

The War of 1812 and the Emergence of our National Anthem U.S. History, Writing and M.U.N. 6th–8th Mr. Beitner St. John’s Episcopal School This curricular project consists of a weeklong celebration in learning. My 8th grade U.S. History students and I will … Continue reading

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Music & Poetry of the Harlem Renaissance

The Star Spangled Banner Echoed in the Literature and Music of the Harlem Renaissance Music/Library Science Grade Levels (9, 10) Julia Loving, School Media Specialist Pelham Preparatory Academy Description Using print and non-print resources available in the school library, students … Continue reading

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Singing the SSB Video Lesson 5

Click Here for Video Lesson 5 http://youtu.be/rgr0VFtf6Ds Materials Needed Internet access to YouTube Computer with projector (for students to view YouTube videos) Speakers (for students to hear the YouTube videos) Activities – Watch the video lesson linked above.  During the … Continue reading

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