Veterans Day Choice Board for Elementary Grades

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Veterans Day is celebrated on November 11 each year. These Veterans Day student choice board activities for elementary school are perfect for celebrating and learning about the holiday in your classroom!

They are great for reading and writing centers, as extension or early-finisher activities, or given as take-home independent practice work.

This packet includes a choice board of 9 Veterans Day activities and writing prompts, plus all of the worksheets and printables needed to complete the activities.

Students can choose from activities like:

Celebrating a General

Learn more about General Colin Powell. Read the handout and answer the questions to check what you have learned.

Famous Veterans

Use Fact Monster or another search engine to research five famous veterans. Note which branch of the military they served in, and print out a picture. Put all of your research on a colorful poster paper.

Veterans Haiku

Watch the video clip: Veterans Day, History, and Meaning. Create a Haiku poem showing what you learned. Be sure to use a 5-7-5 syllable pattern. Draw a picture that matches your poem.
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Heather Aulisio


About Heather

Heather Aulisio (B.S., M.S. Ed.) is a 5th grade math and science teacher. She has been teaching in a public school setting for 19 years. Heather has previously taught third… Read more

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