Celebrating America's Freedoms

From a flag-raising ceremony to a poster contest, there are many ways for learners to pay respect on Veteran's Day. Class members participate in one or many activities to honor those who served our country. 

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have individuals write a letter to a local veteran
  • Invite a local veteran to come to the class and speak about his or her experience in war or about what life has been like ever since
Classroom Considerations

  • The activities assume that class members have background knowledge in the history of Veteran's Day and the definition of a veteran
  • All the activities are adaptable to any grade level
Pros

  • Comes with a variety of activities to complete on Veteran's Day, as well as a link to other activities and ideas
Cons

  • Activities by themselves need enhancing