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In this Memorial Day learning exercise, students fill in a crossword puzzle as they figure out the answers to ten facts about Memorial Day.
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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 lesson 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
Global Support and Tributes
The September 11th terrorist attacks did not just affect Americans; it struck a sympathetic and concerned chord throughout the entire world. The day of, and for many following, global support was offered in a variety of ways. Here,...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
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
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