Friday, November 6, 2015

Veterans Day November 11th


November 11, is Veterans Day.  

Veterans Day falls every year on November 11th. This day is the anniversary of the signing of the armistice, which ended the World War I hostilities between the Allied nations and Germany in 1918. Veterans are thanked for their services to the United States on Veterans Day. 

Scholastic 
  • Students can use these resources to research Veterans and discuss the concept of patriotism.
http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/unit/veterans-day-everything-you-

Read Write Think 


  • Biographical Poem

http://www.readwritethink.org/calendar/calendar_day.asp?id=339

Teachers First

  • Veterans Day Resources
http://www.teachersfirst.com/spectopics/veteransday.cfm


NEA Activities for Veteran's Day
  • Lesson Plans, Activities, and Resources Focus on Wartime Service and Sacrifice
http://www.nea.org/tools/lessons/veterans-day-activities-gradesk-5.html

America's Story

  • Information about Veterans Day
http://www.americaslibrary.gov/jb/modern/jb_modern_veteran_1.html


Thank You Soldiers You Tube

  • Memorial Day Song
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5pfBUUZNbFM&list=PLvozLPA2oUTQSFGI4TfLXcr-IHlo29wlG

Fact Monster

  • Veterans Day Resources

http://sf.factmonster.com/spot/veteransday1.html

God Bless the USA Lee Greenwood You Tube

  • Song
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q65KZIqay4E

History of Veterans Day

  • History Channel
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymCa1eB_qLA

MSNBC 


  • Picture Stories of Veterans Day

http://www.nbcnews.com/id/27651171/displaymode/1107/s/2/?scrlybrkr=d11ac8fa

Wall Street Journal 


  • Slide Show

Veterans Day Parade
  • Slide Showhttp://www.chron.com/news/slideshow/Veterans-Day-2008-23906.php

New York Times

ESL

  • Veterans Day Lesson








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