The History and Beginnings of Memorial Day

Learn about how we celebrate memorial day and how it was formed in the United States. Memorial D

The History of Memorial Day infographic

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

Memorial Day Crafts and a Short History of Memorial Day | FaveCrafts.com

13 Memorial Day Crafts and a Short History of Memorial Day

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.

Memorial Day - Lest We Forget - A Brief History of Memorial Day  - photo titled Flags and Flowers at the Dillard House by Marti Newkirk, CPP FLPhotonut on flicker  Memorial Day History  http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2013/05/26/lest-we-forget-brief-history-memorial-day-149547

Deck Garden ready for Memorial Day and of July. Simple planters, red flowers, and American flags.

Learn about the history of Memorial Day. Discover facts about Memorial Day, and why we recognize it as a national holiday.

The 2016 National Memorial Day Concert broadcasts live from Washington, DC, on May Joe Mantegna and Gary Sinise co-host this night of remembrance.

Patriotic Starburst Bouquet: Celebrate your patriotism with this Red, White, and Blue craft project. This festive bouquet makes a great quick and easy Fourth of July decoration or the perfect outdoor picnic table decoration.

Patriotic Starburst Bouquet

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.

An easy American flag craft for kids that uses sticks and twigs. Perfect for 4th of July, Memorial Day or Flag Day. | at Non Toy Gifts

An easy American flag craft for kids. It uses sticks and twigs. Fun for Tech Free Tuesday during the Olympics.

History of Memorial Day - Meaning of Memorial Day

6 Interesting Facts About the History of Memorial Day

History of Memorial Day - Meaning of Memorial Day

In honor of the upcoming Memorial Day - Arlington Cemetery Infographic

In honor of the upcoming Memorial Day - Arlington Cemetery Infographic. I would love to go there on Memorial Day.

History of Memorial Day - Meaning of Memorial Day

6 Interesting Facts About the History of Memorial Day

Memorial Day History:  Photo:  World War a soldier burying a fellow service member.

"For love of country they accepted death, and thus resolved all doubts, and made immortal their patriotism and their virtue. Garfield May 1868 Arlington National Cemetery

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."

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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.

Memorial Day - Webquest

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.

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.

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!

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!

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