Grade 2Language ArtsListening & Learning

ckla_g2_d5_heroFocus: Students are introduced to major figures and events in the War of 1812, sometimes called America’s second war for independence. Students learn about James and Dolley Madison, “Old Ironsides,” “The Star-Spangled Banner,” the Battle of New Orleans, and more, all of which build a foundation for more in-depth study in later grades.

Number of Lessons: 8

Lesson Time: 60 minutes each. Each lesson may be divided into shorter segments.

Additional Search Terms: nonfiction • Native Americans • Francis Scott Key • Andrew Jackson • presidents • White House

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