Category Archives: War of 1812

Elements of Political Cartoons

Elements of Political Cartoons Symbolism Cartoonists use simple objects, or symbols, to stand for larger concepts or ideas. After you identify the symbols in a cartoon, think about what the cartoonist intends each symbol to stand for. Examples of Symbols … Continue reading

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War of 1812 Compare & Contrast

War of 1812 Compare & Contrast   Directions: Using the information you’ve learned about the War of 1812 from the Smithsonian Magazine article, your textbook, and lecture, complete the following chart.   American Point of View British Point of View … Continue reading

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British View of The War of 1812

The British View the War of 1812 Quite Differently Than Americans Do The star-spangled war confirmed independence for the United States. But for Great Britain, it was a betrayal By  Amanda Foreman July 2014 As we look forward to celebrating … Continue reading

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The American Flag as a Symbol

The American Flag as a Symbol: A lesson to celebrate the flag Social Studies Grade Levels 5 – 12 Bonnie Cooper, Caney Creek High School, Conroe (Texas) ISD Students use images of the US flag in to identify different ways the … Continue reading

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Module II: Informational Writing through Patriotic Song

A.   “Star Spangled Banner” Model Writing Lesson Details: What important information do the Lyrics of “The Star Spangled Banner” and related art works tell us about the life and times of Francis Scott Key and others who lived about 1812? … Continue reading

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The Star-Spangled Banner: What it Really Means

American History, Language Arts Grade Levels:  3–5 by Ann Coyne (Inverness Primary School, Inverness, FL) and Christy Pettee (Ponderosa Elementary, Santa Clara, CA) We envision two teacher-ready lessons. The first lesson will center around using primary and secondary sources to learn … Continue reading

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Star Spangled Festival Performance

The Star Spangled Banner Anthem: Celebrating the origin and meaning through performance Information Literacy/Interdisciplinary Arts Grades 9-12 Brenda J. Cowe- School Library Media Specialist Buffalo Academy for Visual and Performing Arts Students from choral and instrumental music, theater, dance, visual art … Continue reading

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