This is a story of the Star-Spangled Banner through the eyes of young Caroline Pickersgill, the daughter of an important flag maker, Mary Pickersgill.
Math and Measuring the Star-Spangled Banner
Grade Range: K-2
Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities
Duration: 20 minutes
Date 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.