U.S. Songs & Anthems Activities- Pledge of Allegiance, Star-Spangled Banner, America the Beautiful.


American ideals have been reflected in U.S. songs and anthems, and this resource helps students examine them using scavenger hunt reading activities! Topics includedPledge of AllegianceStar-Spangled Banner (National Anthem), and America the Beautiful. This print-and-go resource is No-Prep and great for independent learners. In addition, Google compatible links are provided for digital learning options!



– No prep-work or planning is needed!

– Great addition to American History lessons.

– Student-centered for independent use.

– Excellent resource to keep in your Emergency Sub Folder.

– Encourages close-reading skills & reading comprehension.



Three Songs/Anthems:

  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Start-Spangled Banner (National Anthem)
  • America the Beautiful

– 1-page reading with song/anthem lyrics and background information.

– Scavenger Hunt Reading Tasks:

  • “Find Me” short answers.
  • “Complete Me” fill-in-the-blank answers.
  • “Summarize Me” short-written response.

– “Make your own Word Wall” reading and craft activity.


Teacher Guide

  • Teacher Suggestions.
  • Link to a Google compatible resource.
  • Answer Keys for scavenger hunt tasks.


Looking for other American History resources? Check these out:

U.S. Map Activities

American Revolution Full Unit

American / U.S. History Curriculum Bundle

Westward Expansion Full Unit




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