▶ The History of Memorial Day: by Studies Weekly - YouTube SS 1.3.2 - This is a good video for teachers to watch before they talk about Memorial Day in class (I think it is too sad to show younger students, but it may be okay for older students, 5th grade and up to watch).
$ Memorial Day and Patriotic Poems and Songs – 29 page file – All Illustrated with Patriotic themed Graphics-2 Versions – Color and B/W. 16 Poems/Songs, some about Memorial Day and some about the flag and patriotism. Just choose those you like, and print just those pages. Larger patriotic images to cut out and glue onto shared reading charts. Sing to familiar tunes, or chant. Use some or all year after year.
$ Memorial Day PowerPoint Presentation- 31 slides - This PowerPoint Presentation contains the Memorial Day Patriotic Songs that are in one of my other Memorial Day Products as well as both versions of the Memorial Day mini-book, emergent and more difficult. Have a sing along and learn about Memorial Day at the same time. Each mini book contains a cover and 7 pages. It can be read as is or elaborated upon during the PowerPoint depending on your needs. Minibook and Poems available, too.
Remembrance Day in Grade 1. We have this great little booklet we put together. The kids learn a bit about the significance of the poppy AND they practice their printing!
American Symbols: Songs and Rhymes
Help youngsters recognize American symbols and celebrate Veteran's Day, Memorial, Flag Day, and Independence Day with these patriotic circle-time songs. They'll add plenty of pizzazz to this important Social Studies theme! Content includes: •12 Songs in color