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Veterans Day – Teacher Resources

Veterans Day is observed on November 11 each year, originally in commemoration of the armistice of World War I. Use TeacherVision's cross-curricular Veterans Day lessons, printables, and resources to help students understand the contributions veterans have made to the country. There are Veterans Day worksheets to honor heroes, facts about flags, pop-up art books to make, literature guides, patriotic songs, historical references, and many more educational activities for your students of all grade levels.

Veterans Day Videos

Veterans Day Videos & Activities

Art Activities

Postage Stamps for Heroes
Patriotic Hat
Patriotic Book
More Patriotic Art Activities


A Holiday from the Past
The Story of "The Star-Spangled Banner"
Slaughterhouse-Five Projects
Symbols of the United States
50 Stars and 13 Stripes
Slaughterhouse-Five Synopsis
Origin of Veterans Day Worksheet
United States Flag Bulletin Board Example
Slaughterhouse-Five Short Answer
Veterans Day/Remembrance Day
More Veterans Day Printables

Lesson Plans

The History & Poetry of "In Flanders Fields"
Thoughts for the President
Veterans Day Newspaper
What Is Veterans Day?
Who's in the News Bulletin Board – Teacher Portion

Reading & Language Arts Resources

World War II Student Project
Veterans Day Comprehension Questions
War and Peace
Three Famous Americans in the Civil War
Vietnam War Student Project
"In Flanders Fields"
The Wall: Literature Guide for Teachers
More Reading & Language Arts Resources

Music Activities

"Star-Spangled Banner"
"Marines' Hymn" Copycat
Patriotic Songs

Social Studies Resources

Veterans Day Videos & Activities
Chronology of Conscription in the U.S. -- Colonial Era to 1999
Last Living Veterans of America's Wars
The Story of Veterans Day
Veterans Day Commemoration Activities
National Cemeteries
Lincoln's Gettysburg Address
United States Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag
U.S. Congressional Medal of Honor
U.S. Casualties in the Major Wars
More Popular Social Studies Resources

History Resources

More Flag Facts
Veterans of U.S. Wars and Their Dependents
Battles That Changed History
Flag Facts
Commanding Officer Reading Warm-Up
Charles Kingsford Smith – Reading Comprehension
Remembrance Day
ANZAC Day: Design a Stamp
The Selective Service System
More Popular History Resources

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