The War Of 1812

Posted on October 22, 2011 
Filed under The United States Grows

AS A CLASS:

Watch this movie about Tecumseh.

Watch this movie about James Madison.

We’ll sing the chorus of this song in class:

We fired our guns and the British kept a-coming
There wasn’t nigh as many as there was a while ago.
We fired once more, and they began to running,
On down the Mississippi to the Gulf of Mexico.

With A Partner:

Listen to the Star Spangled Banner and read the lyrics.

On Your Own:

Play A Sailors Life For Me game.

Watch this video, too.

Watch and listen to this animation about The War of 1812.

Complete this cloze.

Read about the War of 1812 and answer the questions.

Read more about the War of 1812 and the Star Spangled Banner.

Cast Your Vote 1812

War of 1812 Interactives

War Of 1812 Maps

If you have extra time, have some fun and make another flag here.

War of 1812 Timeline from Canada’s Perspective

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