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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 23 Views 92 Downloads 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 lesson. After discussing his perspective, read "The Screaming Eagles Fly to the Gulf.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 88 Downloads
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 Language Arts 4 Views 7 Downloads
Veteran Day, a Chance to Honor Those Who Served Our Country
Students research materials about servicemen and women. In this Veterans Day instructional activity, 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 12 Views 150 Downloads
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 4 Views 14 Downloads
Who? What? When? Where? Asking Questions
Sixth graders interview Veterans or role play to answer who, what, where, when questions. In this Veteran's Day questioning activity, 6th graders learn about the events in the military service of veterans. Students may simulate information through research if Veterans can't be interviewed or interview through e-mail.
6th Social Studies & History 7 Views 23 Downloads
Stories of the American Experience
Young scholars identify a veteran to interview. This could be a family member of one of students or someone contacted through an organization in the community. They use a storyboard to plan their movie about their subject.
9th - 12th Technology & Engineering 3 Views 0 Downloads
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 5 Views 154 Downloads
High School Students meet Veterans
Students meet Veterans. In this veteran instructional activity, students interview groups of Veterans from WWII, The Vietnam War, the Gulf War, The Korean War, and our current war. Students collect audio and visual media to create a website dedicated to veterans.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
The Wall Inspires Letters to Veterans
Students examine the Vietnam war. They listen to and discuss the book, "The Wall," by Eve Bunting, conduct Internet research, and write a letter or send a card to U.S. military veterans in a local Veteran's Hospital.
K - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 60 Downloads
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 instructional activity, 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 3 Views 46 Downloads
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 5 Views 30 Downloads