Act out the story of the events that led up to the writing of the Star-Spangled Banner! Students will learn about Mary Pickersgill, who made a flag for the War of 1812 that inspired the famous poem.
The six roles in this script are written at different reading levels, supporting differentiation and English language learner strategies. Teachers can assign specific roles to their students to accommodate all reading levels. All students can participate in this activity, helping them gain confidence and feel successful while building fluency.
Students will also practice reading aloud, interacting cooperatively, and using expressive voices and gestures while performing this story together. All the features in this colorful script make it the perfect tool for a diverse classroom of learners to practice repeated reading and fluency!