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Memorial Day Teacher Resources

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Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday in May. Incorporate our printables, lessons, and references across your curriculum to honor the men and women who have sacrificed their lives in American wars. Patriotic art activities are a fun way for students to help decorate the classroom for this civic holiday. You will find resources and literature on heroes, heroines, and historic battles to help educate your class about wartime service.

Educational Videos
View our short videos about Memorial Day and extend your students' knowledge with the extension activities prepared for each video.
Printables
Your students will enjoy learning about Memorial Day with these printables. Includes a reading passage on the origins of Memorial Day, a writing exercise, and more.
Lesson Plans
Our Lesson Plans will help students understand Memorial Day with activities such as reading a poem for the day and writing a class newspaper about armed conflicts the U.S. has been involved in.
References
Refer to our resources on Memorial Day to enhance your lessons and expand students' learning.
Art, Music, & Drama Activities for Memorial Day
Add these fun activities, such as filling in the blanks with words to patriotic songs, to enhance your Memorial Day lessons.
Memorial Day Language Arts Activities
Choose from these activities to help students expand their knowledge. Includes reading passages with comprehension questions and more.
U.S. Flag Resources
Help students learn about the flag of the United States as a Memorial Day activity. Includes the flag's history and display requirements.
Other Memorial Day Resources
If you enjoyed these resources for Memorial Day, click the links below on our resources for more patriotic activities.
Heroes & Heroines Resources
Teach your students about current and past citizens, as well as military personnel, who have served the United States in various ways with our resources.
U.S. Civil War Resources
Expand your teaching strategies using our resources. Includes warm-ups, and reference information, as well as, an activity that divides your classroom and helps students learn hands-on about the Civil War.
World War I Resources
Students will be engaged learning about World War I with our resources. Includes a word search puzzle on major battles, a writing activity, and internet research about propaganda.
World War II Resources
Investigate World War II and increase your students' knowledge using our resources which include reading passages with activities, a printable book containing activities, and much more.
Vietnam War Resources
Discuss and help students understand the Vietnam War time period using these reading passages, critical thinking writing activities, and more.
War Resources for Social Studies Class
These War Resources for Social Studies Class will help your students learn what is defined as a "war" or "warlike", as well as, help you teach students about difficult events that take place in the U.S. and around the world.

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