Learn about patriotic music with this free Francis Scott Key lesson!

There are so many great songs that are all shaped around the founding of the United States of America. What better way to include music in your studies than to add them to your history lessons! Learn all about the Star Spangled Banner and the man behind the song with this free Francis Scott Key lesson.

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Rabbit Trails through History is a literature based history curriculum. Now, you can check it out for yourself with this FREE Francis Scott Key lesson! Beautiful books, copywork, hands on activities, poetry, and more are what fill this lesson. Let’s dig in and see what all it includes!

Beautiful Books are the heart of Rabbit Trails through History

This Rabbit Trails through History lesson is filled with some amazing books! (You can access ALL of the books for all of the Rabbit Trails lessons in my Amazon Storefront!) The first book is The Star Spangled Banner by Peter Spier. Read the words of this iconic song while observing breathtaking illustrations inside of this picture book.

This book is followed up by a Rabbit Trail of reading and learning about a number of other patriotic songs! Teach your children about the songs you grew up singing that represent the good ole US of A.

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Tying Music and History Together

Your children will learn all about Francis Scott Key in this lesson. Who is the man behind this song? What inspired him to write it? Then go down the Rabbit Trail to continue learning about patriotic music, Fort McHenry, get hands on with a fun activity, and even tie in some art studies!

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Continue down the Rabbit Trail…

This lesson isn’t just amazing literature and a history lesson, but your children will be encouraged to dip their feet into some art, music, and more. For more Rabbit Trails lessons, head over to the Rabbit Trails Curriculum page to see all of the possibilities!

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