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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Day worksheets to honor heroes, facts about flags, pop-up art books to make, literature guides, patriotic songs, historical references, and many more fun and educational activities for your students of all grade levels.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 Book
Postage Stamps for Heroes
Patriotic Hat
More Patriotic Art Activities


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

Lesson Plans

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

Reading & Language Arts Resources

World War II Student Project
The Wall: Literature Guide for Teachers
Vietnam War Student Project
"In Flanders Fields"
Three Famous Americans in the Civil War
Veterans Day Comprehension Questions
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
The Story of Veterans Day
Veterans Day Activities
United States Flag Bulletin Board
National Cemeteries
Lincoln's Gettysburg Address
United States Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag
U.S. Congressional Medal of Honor
More Popular Social Studies Resources

History Resources

U.S. Casualties in the Major Wars
Veterans of U.S. Wars and Their Dependents
Last Living Veterans of America's Wars
War and Peace
More Flag Facts
Flag Facts
Reading Warm-Up 69 for Gr. 3 & 4: Current Events
Remembrance Day
American Patriotic Pencil Wrap
The Selective Service System
More Popular History Resources


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!

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: April Fool's Day (begins 4/1), Passover (begins sundown 4/3), Easter (4/5), Name Yourself Day (4/9), Encourage a Young Writer Day (4/10), Library Week (4/12-18), Volunteer Week (4/12-18), Holocaust Remembrance Day (begins sundown 4/15), Poison Prevention Week (4/15-21), Earth Day (4/22), Tell a Story Day (4/27), International Jazz Day (4/30). Plus, celebrate Deaf History Month (3/15-4/15), 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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