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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

Memorial Day Videos & Activities


American Flag (in color)
The Story of "The Star-Spangled Banner"
The Pledge of Allegiance
Citizenship Word Search
Memorial Day Word Fill-In
Slaughterhouse-Five Questions
All About Memorial Day
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"
Battles That Changed History
United States Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag
Veterans of U.S. Wars and Their Dependents
Last Living Veterans of America's Wars
More Flag Facts
More Memorial Day References

Art, Music, & Drama Activities for Memorial Day

The Story of "The Star-Spangled Banner"
Patriotic Hat
Patriotic Book
Star Design
Patriotic Resist
Egg Carton Uncle Sam
Patriotic Design
More Memorial Day Art, Music, & Drama Activities

Memorial Day Language Arts Activities

World War II Student Project
Vietnam War Student Project
Citizenship Word Search
The History & Poetry of "In Flanders Fields"
The Wall: Literature Guide for Teachers
Memorial Day: Exercises
"In Flanders Fields"
More Memorial Day Language Arts Activities

U.S. Flag Resources

American Flag (in color)
The Pledge of Allegiance
Citizenship Word Search
50 Stars and 13 Stripes
Patriotic Hat
Patriotic Book
Stars and Stripes Writing Activity
More Flag Day – Teacher Resources

Heroes & Heroines Resources

Activities to Honor Heroes
Flag Facts
Patriotic Shield
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
The Fugitive Slave Act of 1850
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

Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl – Project Ideas, Comprehension Tests & Activities
World War II Student Project
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
More World War II Teacher Resources

Vietnam War Resources

Events in the Vietnam War
Vietnam War Student Project
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

War Resources for Social Studies Class

What Is War?
The Iron Curtain and NATO
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...
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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