Students examine the events and individuals that led to the observance of Memorial Day as a national holiday. They research Memorial Day with time-lines, writing projects, editorials and other creative projects.
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Visiting the 9/11 Memorial
The 9/11 Memorial is designed to be "a tribute to the past and a place of remembrance and hope for the future." Whether or not your classes can visit the Memorial, the materials in the packet set the stage for an in-depth study of the...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Memorial Day: National Cemeteries
Honor the fallen heroes of our country with this Memorial Day presentation. It contains a series of photographs from national cemetaries from all over the United States. You could use this presentation in an ESL class, or in any class...
5th - 9th English Language Arts
Remembering the Heroes of Memorial Day
Students explore U.S. history by creating soldier related art projects. In this Memorial Day lesson, students discuss the meaning behind the holiday and who exactly has sacrificed for the well being of our country. Students write letters...
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Mapping Your State's Role in the Vietnam War
Students recognize reasons to celebrate Memorial Day. Students create a map of victims of the VIetnam War. Using the internet, students research information about soldiers from their state who were killd in action in Vietnam. Students...
K - 12th Social Studies & History