Andrew Jackson carried this sword and scabbard while commanding the American forces, which includ
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.