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Veterans Day – Teacher Resources

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Day worksheets to honor heroes, facts about flags, pop-up art books to make, literature guides, patriotic songs, historical references, and many more educational activities for your students of all grade levels.

Veterans Day Videos

Veterans Day Videos & Activities

Art Activities

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


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

Lesson Plans

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

Reading & Language Arts Resources

World War II Student Project
Vietnam War Student Project
The Wall: Literature Guide for Teachers
"In Flanders Fields"
Veterans Day Comprehension Questions
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 Commemoration Activities
The Story of Veterans Day
United States Flag Bulletin Board
Lincoln's Gettysburg Address
Battles That Changed History
Flag Facts
United States Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag
Origin of Veterans Day Worksheet
More Popular Social Studies Resources

History Resources

Veterans of U.S. Wars and Their Dependents
Last Living Veterans of America's Wars
More Flag Facts
Commanding Officer Reading Warm-Up
War and Peace
Slaughterhouse-Five Synopsis
Slaughterhouse-Five Short Answer
Remembrance Day
U.S. Casualties in the Major Wars
National Cemeteries
More Popular History Resources

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