Memorial Day | All About the Holidays

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Discover the history of Memorial Day. An engaging video describes how the holiday came to be, what its original name was, and how we commemorate the national holiday currently. 

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Instructional Ideas

  • Download the video or have the link readily available for pupils to view in the classroom when they complete tasks 
  • Assign the video for homework in preparation for a discussion and learning activity when learners return to school  
  • Pose the video's final question on a classroom blog 
Classroom Considerations

  • Enable closed-captioning, pause, and replay as needed 
  • Confirm this year's date to celebrate Memorial Day 
Pros

  • Several videos and other resources related to the topic are listed on the web page 
  • Information is provided through engaging graphics and effects 
Cons

  • None