Veterans Teacher Resources
Find Veterans educational ideas and activities
Showing 1 - 20 of 1,090 resources
The Impact of Traumatic Brain Injury on Veterans and Their Families
As far back as your scholars can remember, their country has been at war. Be sure they understand the various implications of this global conflict by presenting personal stories of veterans who have suffered traumatic brain injury (TBI) on the front lines.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Introduce your middle and high schoolers to a different perspective on war: that of soldier's. Read Guisseppi Ungaretti's poem "Vigil" to kick-start this instructional activity. After discussing his perspective, read "The Screaming Eagles Fly to the Gulf.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Remember Our Veterans
Students research their country's involvement in various wars and discuss how a person becomes a veteran. They comprehend the significance of Veteran's Day in the U.S. (or similar patriotic holidays in their country) and the roles brave men and women have in the nation's history.
1st - 6th English Language Arts
Walking by the Wall: A Virtual Trip to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Students study about the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. They express and share their thoughts and attitudes toward wars. They listen to a picture book about the Wall and read an introductory text about the Vietnam
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Third graders complete various activities pertaining to Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, and Veteran's Day. They conduct research and complete writing and art activities on the background of each federal holiday.
3rd Social Studies & History
Celebrating Veterans Day
Students examine the history and significance of Veteran's Day. They discuss the purpose of the armed forces, and discuss whether anyone has family members who are veterans or who have served. They create Veterans thank you cards, and complete a family Veterans survey.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History
High School Students meet Veterans
Learners meet Veterans. In this veteran lesson, students interview groups of Veterans from WWII, The Vietnam War, the Gulf War, The Korean War, and our current war. Learners collect audio and visual media to create a website dedicated to veterans.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Stars and Stripes Forever: Researching Veteran's Day and Historical Events
Sixth graders research Veteran's Day and wars that affected the United States. In this research lesson, 6th graders work in small groups to create an oral presentation based on Internet and conventional research. They complete bibliographies and bookmarks for research materials.
6th 21st Century Skills
Veteran Day, a Chance to Honor Those Who Served Our Country
Students research materials about servicemen and women. In this Veterans Day lesson, students define what a Veteran is and name symbols associated with Veterans Day. Students listen to patriotic music and discuss the flag, the pledge and the national anthem.
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History
Veterans Day Newspaper
Students examine the reasons for and origins of the Veterans Day holiday. They define key vocabulary terms, read and discuss the article "The Origins of Veterans Day," conduct research and complete a worksheet, and create a class newspaper that summarizes the basic conflict from wars in American history.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Remember Our Soldiers
Students talk about and grow in their understanding of the important role our troops play, and the important role citizens play in keeping up our troops' morale. They involve themselves in community service by writing letters for, or gathering things to send to, our troops.
K - 12th English Language Arts
Brick Memorial Flyer
Young scholars conduct research using the internet, school server and newspapers on the history of the brick memorial for veterans and its developmental process. They create and design a three column page layout for a brochure using Microsoft Word.
7th - 8th English Language Arts
First graders examine the history and significance of Veteran's Day. They discuss each of the military branches and how Veteran's Day was started, and write a thank you letter to a Veteran. Students copy the greeting and closing of the letter and write original sentences for the body of the letter.
1st Social Studies & History
Veteran Appreciation: Participating in Democracy
Tenth graders complete a unit of lessons on veterans in Canada. They read and discuss a story, conduct an interview with a veteran, create a remembrance project for deceased veterans, and volunteer for a political party and keep a log of their activities.
10th Social Studies & History