Grade Range: K-2Resource Type(s): Lessons & ActivitiesDuration: 20 MinutesDate Posted: 11/19/2008
Just how big is the Star-Spangled Banner? In this classroom activity, students will visualize the area of the famous flag by measuring pieces of string and attaching them to create an outline of the Star-Spangled Banner. This activity is included in the online exhibition entitled The Star-Spangled Banner: The Flag that Inspired the National Anthem.
Museum education, Large Group instruction, Small group instruction
Lessons & Activities
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Pickersgill, Mary, area, War of 1812, geometry
This is a story of the Star-Spangled Banner through the eyes of young Caroline Pickersgill, the d...
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