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The History of Memorial Day

History of Memorial Day Take a look at this 4 minute video about the holiday marking the official beginning of summer and America's most solemn occasion.

Life Insurance Company of the Southwest or LSW operates as a subsidiary of National Life Insurance Company.

Life Insurance Company of the Southwest or LSW operates as a subsidiary of National Life Insurance Company.

8 Memorial Day Crafts and a Short History of Memorial Day  #FaveCrafts

13 Memorial Day Crafts and a Short History of Memorial Day

Lesson Plan Idea #1     Objective: Discuss what it means to be a veteran, general history of Memorial Day and why poppies are associated with remembering soldiers who died for America.     History, Civics

Lesson Plan Idea #1 Objective: Discuss what it means to be a veteran, general history of Memorial Day and why poppies are associated with remembering soldiers who died for America. History, Civics

This Memorial Reading Resource includes TWO Grade Four and Grade Five informational passages with six engaging text dependent higher order thinking tasks - perfect for reading comprehension!   Learn more about the history of Memorial Day and how Memorial Day is marked today.   www.topteachingtasks.com

Memorial Day Close Reading Comprehension Texts Higher Order Thinking Activities

This Memorial Reading Resource includes TWO Grade Four and Grade Five informational passages with six engaging text dependent higher order thinking tasks - perfect for reading comprehension! Learn more about the history of Memorial Day and how Memorial Day is marked today. www.topteachingtasks.com

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!Can be used as classwork or homework.If you enjoyed this Memorial Day product, be sure to check out other…

Memorial Day Reading

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!Can be used as classwork or homework.If you enjoyed this Memorial Day product, be sure to check out other…

In Flanders Fields  by John McCrae, May 1915        In Flanders fields the poppies blow   Between the crosses, row on row,    That mark our place; and in the sky    The larks, still bravely singing, fly    Scarce heard amid the guns below.

In Flanders Fields

In Flanders Fields by John McCrae, May 1915 In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below.

Homeschooling Today magazine | History Of Memorial Day

Homeschooling Today magazine | History Of Memorial Day

Let us never forget what Memorial Day is supposed to about: remembering and honoring the men and women who died in service to our nation. (Picture: World War two soldier burying a fellow service member.)

Let us never forget what Memorial Day is supposed to about: remembering and honoring the men and women who died in service to our nation. (Picture: World War two soldier burying a fellow service member.)

Lesson Plan Idea#2: Objective: Students will express their feelings of the people from that time, and relate it to their lives now.  SS: Civics, History, Geography

Lesson Plan Idea#2: Objective: Students will express their feelings of the people from that time, and relate it to their lives now. SS: Civics, History, Geography

decoration-day "Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service of the United States of America."

decoration-day "Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service of the United States of America."

Honor our veterans and find out the history of Memorial Day plus a cool interactive memorial wall!

Honor our veterans and find out the history of Memorial Day plus a cool interactive memorial wall!

How a group of African Americans was almost erased from the history of Memorial Day - Vox

How a group of African Americans was almost erased from the history of Memorial Day

How a group of African Americans was almost erased from the history of Memorial Day - Vox