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Day worksheets to honor heroes, facts about flags, pop-up art books to make, literature guides, patriotic songs, historical references, and many more fun and educational activities for your students of all grade levels.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

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

Printables

The Story of the "Star-Spangled Banner"
50 Stars and 13 Stripes
Symbols of the United States
Slaughterhouse-Five Projects
Slaughterhouse-Five Short Answer
Activities to Honor Heroes
Origin of Veterans Day Worksheet
Special November Days
Slaughterhouse-Five Synopsis
United States Flag Bulletin Board Example
More Veterans Day Printables

Lesson Plans

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

Reading & Language Arts Resources

World War II Student Project
Slaughterhouse-Five
"In Flanders Fields"
Vietnam War Student Project
The Wall: Literature Guide for Teachers
War and Peace
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
Flag Facts
More Flag Facts
When and How to Display the U.S. Flag
U.S. Congressional Medal of Honor
U.S. Casualties in the Major Wars
Veterans of U.S. Wars and Their Dependents
The Story of Veterans Day
More Popular Social Studies Resources

History Resources

Last Living Veterans of America's Wars
Three Famous Americans in the Civil War
National Cemeteries
Lincoln's Gettysburg Address
Reading Warm-Up 69 for Gr. 3 & 4: Current Events
Remembrance Day
Charles Kingsford Smith – Reading Comprehension
ANZAC Day: Design a Stamp
American Patriotic Pencil Wrap
The Selective Service System
More Popular History Resources

Highlights

Galactic Hot Dogs Reading Marathon
Join the Galactic Hot Dogs Reading Marathon! Read each episode as it's re-released with newly revealed facts, behind-the-scenes illustrations, and the inside scoop. Make it official by pledging on the blog to read each chapter with Cosmoe. Your students will love following the exploits of these space travelers, and you'll love the educational elements that can easily be paired to the stories.

Handwashing Awareness
Kids are especially susceptible to contracting and spreading viruses during the winter months. Prevention starts with proper handwashing. Show students how to keep germs away.

March Calendar of Events
March is full events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: National School Breakfast Week (3/2-6), World Orphan Week (3/4-11), Boston Massacre (3/5/1770), Daylight Saving Time Begins (3/8), International Women's Day (3/8), Teen Tech Week (3/8-14), Pi Day (3/14), St. Patrick's Day (3/17), Spring Begins (3/20), Make Your Own Holiday Day (3/26), and World Theatre Day (3/27). Plus, celebrate Deaf History Month (3/15-4/15), Music In Our Schools Month, Women's History Month, and Youth Art Month!

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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Women's History Month
March is Women's History Month. Talk to your students about the accomplishments women have made—as well as the adversity they have faced.

Teaching with Comics
Reach reluctant readers and English-language learners with comics! Our original teaching guide to the Galactic Hot Dogs comic series, 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 stores.

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