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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.

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Memorial Day Videos & Activities


American Flag (in color)
Memorial Day Activities
Memorial Day Word Scramble
Stars and Stripes -- First Draft
Patriotic Songs
American Patriotic Pencil Wrap
More Popular Memorial Day Printables

Lesson Plans

The History & Poetry of "In Flanders Fields"
Veterans Day Newspaper


All About Memorial Day Quiz


World War II: Timeline
"Star-Spangled Banner"
United States Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag
Battles That Changed History
National Cemeteries
U.S. Congressional Medal of Honor
U.S. Casualties in the Major Wars
More Memorial Day References

Art, Music, & Drama Activities for Memorial Day

Patriotic Songs
More Memorial Day Art, Music, & Drama Activities

Memorial Day Language Arts Activities

The History & Poetry of "In Flanders Fields"
The Wall: Literature Guide for Teachers
"In Flanders Fields"
Three Famous Americans in the Civil War
War and Peace
Stars and Stripes -- First Draft
More Memorial Day Language Arts Activities

U.S. Flag Resources

American Flag (in color)
More Flag Facts
When and How to Display the U.S. Flag
Stars and Stripes -- First Draft
Patriotic Songs
More Flag Day – Teacher Resources

Heroes & Heroines Resources

American Patriotic Pencil Wrap
More Heroes – Resources for Teachers

U.S. Civil War Resources

Chronology of Conscription in the U.S. -- Colonial Era to 1999
Slavery & The Civil War – Videos & Activities
Memorial Day Videos & Activities
A Classroom Divided
Nonfiction Reading Warm-Up: The American Civil War
The Underground Railroad
Lincoln-Douglas Style Debate Procedure
More Popular U.S. Civil War Resources

World War I Resources

Veterans Day Videos & Activities
Battles of World War I
Fourteen Points Writing Exercise
The Lusitania
WWI Propaganda
Weapons of War
Treaty of Versailles
More World War I Teacher Resources

World War II Resources

The Holocaust
World War II Printable Book (5-12)
Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl Discussion Guide
Number the Stars
Crack the Code -- The Holocaust
WWII Printables Slideshow
Mapping the War: World War II
More World War II Teacher Resources

Vietnam War Resources

Events in the Vietnam War
Historical Fiction Reading Warm-Up: Protesting Vietnam
The Wall: Literature Guide for Teachers
Okay for Now Educator Guide
Anti-War Protests
War Is... Author Notes
When Zachary Beaver Came to Town Common Core Teacher's Guide

War Resources for Social Studies Class

What Is War?
Women and World War II
Talking With Children About War and Violence In the World
War of the Roses
Defining War and Aggression
Discussion Guide for War Is...
Remembrance Day Quiz
More War Resources for Social Studies Class

Other Memorial Day Resources

Dealing with War in the Classroom
Helping Students Deal With Disruption, Disaster, and Death
Holocaust Internet Resources
Patriotic Art Activities
Patriot Day (September 11)
Veterans Day – Teacher Resources
Patriotic Art Activities

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