War of 1812 Activities

 

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This page provides links to five War of 1812 online and printable activites. Suitable for grades 5 and up

 

War of 1812

 
Causes/Effects
Summary
War of 1812 Activities
War of 1812 Interactive
 

Battles/Events

 
Battle of Tippecanoe
Fort Meigs
York
Fort Mackinac
Chippewa
Thames
Fort Detroit
Fort Dearborn
Lake Erie
Lacolle Mills
Crysler’s Farm
Plattsburgh
Queenston’s Heights
Lundy’s Lane
Frenchtown
Baltimore/Ft. McHenry
Washington
Bladensburg
Creek War/Horseshoe Bend
New Orleans
 

Important People

 
Thomas Jefferson
James Madison
Dolley Madison
Andrew Jackson
Tecumseh
Oliver Hazard Perry
William Henry Harrison
Francis Scott Key
 

Major American Wars

 
French and Indian War
Revolutionary War
War of 1812
Mexican-American War
Civil War
   

War of 1812 Online Reading Comprehension

These are reading comprehension passages designed for students in grades 5 and up. Students read the passage and then answer the multiple choice or fill-in-the-blanks questions. System gives immediate feedback.

   

War of 1812 Online Cloze Reading

In this exercise, students must fill in the blanks with the correct words from the word bank online. Immediate feedback is given.

   

War of 1812 Online Word Search

How many War of 1812-themed words can you find in five minutes? Words can be forward, backwards, vertical, or diagonal. Can you find them all? Very challenging

   

War of 1812 – In Between a Rock and Hard Place Printable Activity

This activity requires students to relate to America’s position before the War of 1812 with respect to England and France, and to write and draw about a situation when they in between a rock and a hard place.

   

War of 1812 – The Storm that Saved Washington Printable Activity

This activity requires students to pretend they witnessed the epic "storm that saved Washington" and to answer questions from a newspaper reporter about the event.