Students explore the history and origin of Memorial Day. They conduct research on various websites, view videos, send an e-card to someone in honor of Memorial Day, and complete Memorial Day crafts.
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Memorial Day Lesson
From where did Memorial Day originate, and how does it differ from Veterans Day? Offer pupils a great activity on the history of this important national holiday in the United States, utilizing best teaching practices throughout, such as...
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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