Memorial Day Poppies
Students discuss what it means to be a veteran, general history of Memorial Day and why poppies are associated with remembering soldiers who died for America. They create red poppies as pencil toppers.
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Veteran's Day—Honoring All That Served
Looking for ideas on ways to recognize Veteran's Day? Check out this 92-page packet that includes exercises designed for all grade levels. Reading passages detail the history of the holiday, research projects get individuals involved in...
Pre-K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Memorial Day--The Gettysburg Address
Students study the reasons why Memorial Day is celebrated in the United States. They examine how and why those who died for their country are honored. They memorize the Gettysburg Address and how it is used to celebrate Memorial Day.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Remembering the Heroes of Memorial Day
Learners 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. Learners write letters...
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts