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 easily implement these strategies by assigning specific roles to their students in a way that best accommodates readers of all levels. All students can participate in this activity, helping them gain confidence and feel successful while building fluency! An accompanying song and poem about the garden gives readers exciting additional opportunities to engage in the story and build fluency. Students will also practice other important skills like 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!