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65 resources with the concept veterans

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Veterans Day

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Veterans Day, Armistice Day, Remembrance Day. The resources in this collection are designed to pay tribute to the history of this holiday and to honor the sacrifices of those who serve.
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Hometown Heroes

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Transform studying about veterans in a textbook to personal interviews with veterans in the community. Four varying lesson plans make up an entire unit or individualized learning based on your class's needs. Exercises include researching...
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Memorial Day Lesson

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
From where did Memorial Day originate, and how does it differ from Veterans Day? Offer pupils a great lesson on the history of this important national holiday in the United States, utilizing best teaching practices throughout, such as...
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The Impact of Traumatic Brain Injury on Veterans and Their Families

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
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)...
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Veterans' Voyages

For Teachers 6th - 12th
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...
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On This Day: Attack on Pearl Harbor

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Curious historians relive the "day which will live in infamy" using video clips from C-SPAN on the Pearl Harbor attack. The curated collection includes veteran testimonies and vintage newsreels. Additional footage includes scholars'...
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On This Day: Veterans/Armistice Day

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
While Veterans Day started as a way to remember World War I, it now honors veterans from all conflicts. Scholars consider the meaning of the day while viewing clips of ceremonies, presidential speeches, and military historians talking...
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Art of the American Soldier: Stories from the Soldiers

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The impact of war is deep and profound. Moving paintings, along with brief narrations from veteran artists and other former soldiers, show scholars how the cost of war is paid for years to come. Individuals dive deeper into the artwork...
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A Fate Worse Than Death - Disfigured Veterans of World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What happened if you suffered a catastrophic injury during a war when medicine had not completely advanced to today's standards? Scholars investigate devastating injuries and their treatments during the First World War. The 24th lesson...
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Born in the U.S.A: Music as Political Protest

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Though often used in shows of patriotism, Bruce Springsteen's 1985 song "Born in the U.S.A." is critical of America's role in the Vietnam war and its treatment of American veterans. High schoolers analyze the song's lyrics in an activity...
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Veteran's Day—Honoring All That Served

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th Standards
Looking for ideas on ways to recognize Veteran's Day? Check out this 92-page packet that includes exercises designed for all grade levels. Reading passages detail the history of the holiday, research projects get individuals involved in...
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Veteran’s Day

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Before honoring courageous veterans, get to know more about who they are and why November 11th is a special day. Scholars obtain such information through a read aloud of Eve Bunting's The Wall, grand conversation, and letter writing...
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A Veterans Day Thank You Note

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
This Veterans Day inspire scholars to say thank you to a veteran. Here, learners discover key details about a specific war using an interactive timeline, and then write a thank you letter offering their gratitude to someone who risked...
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The Changing Pledge

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
This is the perfect resource for celebrating Flag Day or introducing the Pledge of Allegiance in the United States to your students! Pupils first investigate an earlier version of the Pledge from 1892 and identify how the document and...
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Memorial Day Challenge

For Students 3rd - 7th Standards
What do the American Revolution, Monday, and remembrance have in common? These are three of the 63 words you'll find in this word search dedicated to the major symbols, events, and features of Memorial Day.
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Memorial Day

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Youngsters celebrate Memorial Day by creating a coloring book of the major holiday events, as well as constructing a windsock donning stars and stripes.
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Veterans Day – Elementary Resources

For Teachers K - 6th
This Veterans Day, be prepared to honor our country's military with a host of links that direct you to a variety of posters, lesson plans, background information, videos, activities, a quiz, and suggestions for how to show respect for...
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Remember Our Soldiers

For Teachers K - 12th
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...
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The Wall Inspires Letters to Veterans

For Teachers K - 12th
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.
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American Veterans: Past and Present

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Research groups present an audio report on modern veteran issues in a radio show format.
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Veterans Acrostic Poem

For Students 4th - 6th
In this veterans acrostic poem worksheet, students read an example of an acrostic poem and then write one using the letters VETERAN.
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World War II Veteran Interview Project

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students learn interview skills by formulating questions and videotaping an interview with a veteran.
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On This Day: Battle of Iwo Jima

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
It was only eight square miles, but the island of Iwo Jima was soaked with the blood of 26,000 American and 19,900 Japanese soldiers who died fighting over it during World War II. Viewers consider the battle and its strategic importance...
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Veterans Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th
A quick video details the history of Veterans Day. Viewers discover how the holiday came to be, dating back to 1918 when it was known as Armistice Day, and how it has evolved to the holiday we celebrate currently. A question challenges...