The Star-Spangled Banner Musical Lesson, Activities & Worksheets


Singing the national anthem of the United States can bring patriotism to any person’s heart. This patriotic musical lesson plan about The Star-Spangled Banner and the history surrounding it’s creation is a great way to start a unit on the the United States of America. Students will also learn about how it was adopted at the national anthem of the United States of America.

This is the perfect lesson and activity for all school age children and teachers. The entire song (all four verses) is approximately 6 minutes long and the lesson could take about 30-45 minutes. Depending on the activity or activities you choose they could take an additional 15 minutes to several days to complete.

This is the perfect addition to a unit on the United States of America, Flags or patriotism. Click here to download a sample of this packet.


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Packet Includes:

  • The War of 1812: Inspiration for The Star-Spangled Banner
  • Writing The Star-Spangled Banner
  • The National Anthem
  • Evolution of the United States of America Flag
  • The Star-Spangled Banner Lyrics
  • Alternate Lyrics
  • Printable worksheet about The Star-Spangled Banner and its’ history
  • Several writing activities
  • Several art activities
  • Several theater (drama) activities
  • Several dance activities
  • Answer key
  • Lesson takes about 30-45 minutes
  • Activities take 15+ minutes to complete
  • Grades: K-12
Formats Included
  • PDF
  • 27 pages