In this article, I detail the very impressive original vital statistics of the legendary battleship, USS NEVADA. I hope that everyone who reads this article will stand in awe of this famous American dreadnought.
Patriotic Starburst Bouquet: Celebrate your patriotism with this Red, White, and Blue craft project. This festive bouquet makes a great quick of July centerpieces and easy Fourth of July decoration or the perfect outdoor picnic table decoration.
History of Memorial Day. "The 30th of May, 1868, is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers, or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense of their country and during the late rebellion, and whose bodies now lie in almost every city, village and hamlet churchyard in the land. In this observance no form of ceremony is prescribed, but posts and comrades will in their own way arrange such fitting services and testimonials of respect as circumstances may permit."
This is a web search designed to give students factual information about Memorial Day as they use the internet. During the search they use a variety of strategies and skills that will prepare them to do research. They learn the background and history of Memorial Days as they get ideas for ways they can observe this special day.
This is a reading comprehension passage about Memorial Day. It includes the history of Memorial Day and some common tips about celebrating Memorial Day and honoring our fallen soldiers. The passage is accompanied by a Memorial Day comprehension worksheet (multiple choice and short answer) and a Memorial Day writing prompt. Great for celebrating Memorial Day with your elementary students!