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Measuring the Flag

Grade Range: 3-5
Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities
Duration: 50 Minutes
Date Posted: 11/19/2008

Studying the Star-Spangled Banner is a great chance to combine history and math! In this classroom activity, students apply historical information to math problems to gain an understanding of the flag's size. This activity is included in the online exhibition entitled The Star-Spangled Banner: The Flag that Inspired the National Anthem.


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