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Veterans Day – Teacher Resources

Veterans Day is celebrated 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Day worksheets to honor heroes, facts about flags, pop-up art books to make, literature guides, patriotic songs, historical references, and many more fun and educational activities for your students of all grade levels.

Veterans Day Videos

Veterans Day Videos & Activities

Art Activities

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

Printables

ANZAC Day: Design a Stamp
The Story of the "Star-Spangled Banner"
50 Stars and 13 Stripes
Slaughterhouse-Five Projects
Symbols of the United States
Slaughterhouse-Five Short Answer
Activities to Honor Heroes
Charles Kingsford Smith – Reading Comprehension
United States Flag Bulletin Board Example
Remembrance Day
More Veterans Day Printables

Lesson Plans

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

Reading & Language Arts Resources

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

Music Activities

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

Social Studies Resources

Veterans Day Videos & Activities
Chronology of Conscription in the U.S. -- Colonial Era to 1999
Battles That Changed History
Flag Facts
U.S. Congressional Medal of Honor
More Flag Facts
Veterans of U.S. Wars and Their Dependents
United States Flag Bulletin Board
The Story of Veterans Day
When and How to Display the U.S. Flag
More Popular Social Studies Resources

History Resources

The Selective Service System
U.S. Casualties in the Major Wars
Slaughterhouse-Five Synopsis
National Cemeteries
Lincoln's Gettysburg Address
Last Living Veterans of America's Wars
War and Peace
Reading Warm-Up 69 for Gr. 3 & 4: Current Events
American Patriotic Pencil Wrap
More Popular History Resources

Highlights

Children's Choice Book Awards
We love books! Encourage students to vote for their favorite children's book, author, and illustrator of the year at Funbrain and Poptropica. Teens can make their picks too. Read the complete list of nominated books, as well as related activities, and get voting!

Videos
Do your students love videos? We have a growing collection of videos (including related activities) for holidays and events, including: Earth Day, women's history, Memorial Day, Independence Day, slavery & the Civil War, U.S. Presidents, handwashing awareness, the Common Core, and American History. Enjoy!

April Calendar of Events
April is full events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: Tell a Story Day (4/27) and International Jazz Day (4/30). Plus, celebrate Mathematics Education Month, National Poetry Month, and Youth Sports Safety Month!

Teaching with Comics: Galactic Hot Dogs
Reach reluctant readers and English-language learners with comics! Our original teaching guides to the Galactic Hot Dogs comic series (chapters 1-4 and 5-8), as found on Funbrain.com, will take students on a cosmic adventure while engaging their creative minds. Plus, find even more activities for teaching with comics, featuring many other classic stories.

Poptropica Teaching Guides
Poptropica is one of the Internet's most popular sites for kids—and now it's available as an app for the iPad! It's not just a place to play games; each of the islands featured on the site provides a learning opportunity. Check out our teaching guides to four of Poptropica's islands: 24 Carrot Island, Time Tangled Island, Mystery Train Island, and Mythology Island.

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