Lest We Forget
In this acrostic poem activity, students review the definition for an acrostic poem and an example poem about veterans. Students then use the lines to write their own acrostic poem.
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Teachers' Guide: Take Time to Remember
The Royal Canadian Legion offers this teacher's guide designed to remind learners of all ages of the sacrifices made by Canadian soldiers in not only World War I but also the Korean and Gulf wars. The 42-page packet is filled with...
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History
Remembrance Day Art Lesson: The Origin of the Poppy
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...
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History
Grandparents' Day: Family History
Students explore Grandparents' Day. They interview their grandparents and select an activity to highlight their interview. They select a project including writing an essay, composing a song, creating a poem or scrapbook, or writing a...
K - 4th English Language Arts
Freedom is Not Free, Lest We Forget
Young scholars explore the causes of the American Revolution. In this American Revolution lesson plan, students describe the major and important people of the Ameican Revolution. Young scholars watch videos fill out timelines do Internet...
4th - 8th English Language Arts
Creating an Abolitionist Newspaper
Fourth graders develop an understanding of the lives of slaves and their quest for freedom. They develop an understanding of the people who fought against slavery and the efforts that were made by them to create a better life for all...
4th Social Studies & History