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Day worksheets to honor heroes, facts about flags, pop-up art books to make, literature guides, patriotic songs, historical references, and many more fun and educational activities for your students of all grade levels.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

Printables

50 Stars and 13 Stripes
The Story of the "Star-Spangled Banner"
Activities to Honor Heroes
Symbols of the United States
American Patriotic Pencil Wrap
Slaughterhouse-Five Projects
Slaughterhouse-Five Short Answer
Patriotic Songs
Origin of Veterans Day Worksheet
Armed Forces Survey
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
"In Flanders Fields"
Vietnam War Student Project
Slaughterhouse-Five
Veterans Day Comprehension Questions
Three Famous Americans in the Civil War
More Reading & Language Arts Resources

Music Activities

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

Social Studies Resources

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

History Resources

National Cemeteries
Lincoln's Gettysburg Address
Last Living Veterans of America's Wars
War and Peace
Slaughterhouse-Five Synopsis
Reading Warm-Up 69 for Gr. 3 & 4: Current Events
Charles Kingsford Smith – Reading Comprehension
ANZAC Day: Design a Stamp
Remembrance Day
The Selective Service System
More Popular History Resources
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Videos
Do your students love videos? We have a growing collection of videos (including related activities) for holidays and events, including: women's history, Memorial Day, Independence Day, slavery & the Civil War, U.S. Presidents, handwashing awareness, the Common Core, American History, and the environment. Enjoy!

June Calendar of Events
June is full events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: U.N. World Environment Day (6/5), D-Day (6/6), World Oceans Day (6/8), Diary Day (6/12), Flag Day (6/14), Ramadan Begins (6/18), World Refugee Day (6/20), Father's Day (6/21), Summer Begins (6/21), and Meteor Day (6/30). Plus, celebrate Child Vision Awareness Month and Safety Month all June long!

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.

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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.