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75 reviewed resources for Armed Forces Day

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American Battle Monuments Commission Interactives

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A collection of 14 resources celebrate the men and women who served in the U.S. Armed Forces overseas during World War I and World War II. Young historians use Interactive timelines to follow events as they unfolded and maps to track...
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Celebrate Armed Forces Day Scavenger Hunt

For Students 4th - 6th
In this Armed Forces Day activity, students utilize the Internet to access one specific website to complete five short answer factual statements on why we celebrate Armed Forces Day.
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Executive Order 9981: Truman Desegregates the Armed Forces

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
To most modern Americans, the idea that many aspects of society were once segregated is astonishing. Explore Truman's decision to desegregate the armed forces with your high schoolers. The first two days of this three-day plan are spent...
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Veterans Day

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Teaching class members all about the importance and meaning behind Veterans Day with an informative resource. Pupils complete a classroom activity guide and individual research to learn more about the brave men and women who defend the...
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Armed Forces Day Reading Comprehension Passage

For Teachers 4th - 6th
In this reading comprehension/ holiday worksheet, students read a passage about Armed Forces Day which is celebrated on the third Saturday in May in the US. They answer 6 short answer, fill in the blank questions based on the reading.
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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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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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Celebrating Veterans Day

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
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...
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Arms and the Man: Study Guide

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Few aspects of life make better fodder for a comedic play than politics. A study guide introduces George Bernard's Shaw comedy Arms and the Man. Along with summaries of each scene and brief biographies of the main characters, two lesson...
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D-Day: June 6, 1944

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine the preparations for the invasion of France on June 6, 1944. After viewing a clip from "The War", they identify the demands and concerns of all military leaders for this invasion. They use maps to examine the...
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Remembrance Day Art Lesson: The Origin of the Poppy

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
As part of a celebration of Remembrance Day/Veterans's Day class members view a PowerPoint that provides background information on the adoption of the poppy as the symbol for Remembrance Day, on the poppy campaign, and instructions for...
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Remembrance Day

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders research the meaning behind Remembrance Day. In this Remembrance Day lesson plan, 2nd graders discuss peace and why Remembrance Day is significant. The book Why We Remember is read aloud to the students.
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Veterans Day

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this Veterans Day reading comprehension learning exercise, students read a passage detailing the history of Veterans Day. Students answer 7 questions.
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"I Believe..." Podcast Style

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Use this communication skills lesson to emphasize evaluating a speaker's main point and argument. After reading Martin Luther King's, "I Have a Dream Speech" and John F. Kennedy's speech, "I Believe in an America Where the Separation of...
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Presidents' Day Activities

For Teachers 4th - 8th
President's Day activities can provide a variety of ways to help students learn about the presidents.
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Veterans Day Lesson Plans

For Teachers 5th - 8th
We can take a moment to recognize the soldiers who served and protected our country with Veterans Day lesson plans.
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Veteran's Day Crossword Puzzle

For Students 5th - 6th
For this holiday themed worksheet, students determine the answers to 21 clues to fill in a crossword puzzle associated with Veteran's Day.
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“Day of Infamy” Speech

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Examine US involvement in World War II by taking a close look at the speech FDR delivered after Pearl Harbor was bombed. After reading the speech, class members respond to a series of text-dependent questions and jot down ideas for a few...
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Nickles from Heaven -- WWII and Present-Day Discrimination

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research how discrimination has changed from World War II to the present day. They examine how the issues may have stayed the same.
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Vetern's Day, A Chance to Honor Those Who Served Our Country

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine some of the symbols, songs, and pledges that represent our country as well as the liberties they enjoy today due to those who served. They discuss the rules for displaying the United States Flag, practice folding the...
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Pressure, Force, Muscles and Massage

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students determine the pressure exerted on the bottoms of your feet under a variety of circumstances. They apply their understanding of forces and pressures to enhance the relaxation of their lab partner's forearm through the process of...
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Bill of Rights Day

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine and identify the values and purposes of the Bill of Rights. They complete a class KWL chart, participate in a class jigsaw activity, write and illustrate a book about the first ten amendments, participate in a mock...
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Crown Prince Rupprecht and Erich Ludendorff - Westerner vs. Easterner

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How to take on the Allied forces during World War I? Crown Prince Rupprecht and Erich Ludendorff used specific strategies and tactics to answer the question during the Great War. Despite their differences in tactics, both men were...
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One Of the Capable Generals of WW1 - Arthur Currie

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
He may have had a suspicious past, and his pot belly certainly didn't reflect the image of a brave soldier but today, however, General Arthur Currie is considered a national hero in Canada. Currie made Canadian troops the pride of the...

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