The Story Behind The Star-Spangled Banner

In 2013, Make Your Mark Media created The Anthem Project - an online resource for Maryland teachers and students with lesson plans and activities based on video segments from Anthem.

Completed in 2014, these off-the-shelf teaching tools are great ways to bring this story to 4th-grade and 8th-grade classrooms. Teachers can visit

The Anthem Project is one of the linked resources on Thinkport - MPT's educational offerings for PreK-12 teachers and students, child care providers and families. There is a section dedicated to War of 1812 Classroom Resources.