ERIC Number: ED404267
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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The Story of the National Anthem. User Guide for Grades K-6. My America: Building a Democracy Series.
Fier, Harriet, Ed.; And Others
This user guide is part of a multimedia unit using an interdisciplinary approach with hands-on learning to motivate children to participate actively in their schools and local communities, and to experience the democratic process. This unit focuses on the story of the "Star Spangled Banner" and understanding how music celebrates special feelings. Unit parts include: (1) video preview; (2) suggestions for using the unit; (3) getting ready to view the video; (4) video modeling lesson; (5) follow-up activities for primary, intermediate, and upper grade children; and (6) a bibliography for children and teachers. (EH)
Descriptors: Active Learning, American Studies, Citizen Participation, Citizen Role, Citizenship, Civics, Critical Thinking, Democracy, Elementary Education, Music, Social Studies, Symbolism
New Castle Communications, 229 King Street, Chappaqua, NY 10514; available in English and Spanish.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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