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.
2nd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 15 Views 38 Downloads
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
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
New Review Remembering Heroes
What does it take to be a hero? On 9/11 heroes came in all shapes and sizes. Learners write a mini biography about their chosen hero from that fateful day in a collaborative and thoughtful lesson. Then, as a class, learners build a...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
New Review Helping Others Cope
After reading the tale, The Mouse Family’s Most Terrible, Terrifying Day by Joan S. Duphy, scholars take part in a grand conversation, brainstorming ways they can actively support a community that has suffered a terrorism attack.
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Patriot Day September 11, 2011
While many of our students may recognize the date of September 11, 2001 in the United States, most will not be able to personally recall what transpired. On Patriot Day, introduce your young learners to the events, aftermath, and...
K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review 9/11 Memorials All Around the World
September 11, 2001 was a horrific day in American history, as well as around the globe. Study the ways that other countries honor the victims from the act of terrorism with a social studies lesson that prompts discussion, research, and...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
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