Veterans Day Comprehension Questions

  1. Do you know these words? Find the words in the story. Draw a line under them. Copy the words. Look them up in the dictionary and write down their meanings.
    veteran horn honor
    soldier whistle unknown
    fight/fought ring/rang war
    world war bell eleven
    country silent tomb
    armistice silence remember
    leader bury services
    sign cemetery
  2. Read these sentences and answer the questions.
  1. What did the Armistice mean?

  2. Who do Americans honor on Veterans Day?

  3. When do Americans observe one minute of complete silence?

  4. If you are from a country outside of the United States, do you have a day to remember soldiers who died in wars?


  5. If so, when is it?





  6. What happens on that day?





  7. In general, what are the reasons that nations go to war?





    Adapted from ESL Teacher's Holiday Activities Kit, by Elizabeth Claire.


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