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Day worksheets to honor heroes, facts about flags, pop-up art books to make, literature guides, patriotic songs, historical references, and many more fun and educational activities for your students of all grade levels.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


The Story of "The Star-Spangled Banner"
Slaughterhouse-Five Projects
Slaughterhouse-Five Short Answer
50 Stars and 13 Stripes
Commanding Officer Reading Warm-Up
Activities to Honor Heroes
Origin of Veterans Day Worksheet
United States Flag Bulletin Board Example
Slaughterhouse-Five Synopsis
Veterans Day/Remembrance Day
More Veterans Day Printables

Lesson Plans

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

Reading & Language Arts Resources

World War II Student Project
"In Flanders Fields"
Veterans Day Comprehension Questions
Vietnam War Student Project
War and Peace
Three Famous Americans in the Civil War
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
Veterans Day Activities
United States Flag Bulletin Board
Lincoln's Gettysburg Address
Battles That Changed History
When and How to Display the U.S. Flag
National Cemeteries
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
The Story of Veterans Day
Last Living Veterans of America's Wars
Flag Facts
The Wall: Literature Guide for Teachers
More Flag Facts
Remembrance Day
Charles Kingsford Smith – Reading Comprehension
ANZAC Day: Design a Stamp
More Popular History Resources


Back to School Headquarters
August is Back to School Month and many of you will be returning to the classroom very soon. Feeling unprepared? We have you covered! Check out our very best resources and advice for New Teachers (applicable for the new and experienced), as well as Bulletin Board ideas, Icebreakers, Open House materials, and general Classroom Management tips for a successful new school year.

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Start the new school year with cash in your pocket! We have some great ways to save money on the supplies that keep your classroom running: Money-Saving Tips for Teachers and Free & Cheap Rewards for Students. Plus, check out our Discounts for Teachers so you can save on office supplies, clothing, books, crafts and fabric, travel, and more!

August Calendar of Events
August is full events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: Friendship Day (8/2), President Obama's Birthday (8/4/1961), Astronaut Neil Armstrong's Birthday (8/5/1930), International Art Appreciation Day (8/9), International Youth Day (8/12), Aviation Day (8/19), Tooth Fairy Day (8/22), International Day for Remembrance of Slave Trade & Its Abolition (8/23), and Women's Equality Day (8/26). Plus, celebrate Back to School Month and Get Ready for Kindergarten Month all August long!

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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