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Veterans Day Lesson Plans and Activities

On November 11, we honor the service and sacrifice of men and women in the armed forces. Originally proclaimed Armistice Day in 1919 to commemorate the end of World War I, it was renamed Veterans Day in 1954 to include all American veterans.

The following lessons, activities, games, and resources will help your students celebrate service men and women past and present.

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11 Resources for Teaching Flag Day

American FlagHistory of the Stars & Stripes

  • Flag Day Celebrated
    A brief description of Flag Day for students in grades K-5 with images and audio files.
  • Today in History: June 14th: Flag Day
    Text, images, songs, and links to additional resources for grades 6-12.
  • Our Flag ( PDF, 11.4 MB, 56 pgs.)
    A background resource with history and images of the flags of the United States and other historical flags, proportions and anatomy of the flag, flag laws and regulations, flag etiquette, images of state and territory flags, brief history of Flag Day, and more.
  • Flag Timeline
    An illustrated timeline of flags for 1775 to a proposed flag with 51 stars.

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Promoting Physical Fitness

Get active, stay fit, and have fun doing it with sports, games, and activities described in the following lesson plans and resources.

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Memorial Day Lesson Ideas

Memorial Day was originally called Decoration Day, a day to honor American Civil War dead. Following World War I, Memorial Day became a day to honor soldiers killed in all wars. Honor the nation’s fallen military men and women with the following lessons and activities.

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Teaching Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have contributed to politics, military, medicine, aviation, entertainment, and sports in the United States. Celebrate their heritage and contributions with these lessons and activities.

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Bringing Poetry to the Classroom

April is National Poetry Month! Celebrate with these lessons, activities, and video/audio readings.

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Women’s History Month for the Classroom

The March 2018 Theme for National Women’s History Month is “Nevertheless She Persisted: Honoring Women Who Fight All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.”

Examine the changing cultural perceptions of women in society and honor their contributions in the following lessons and activities.

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Veterans Day Activities and Resources for the Classroom

On November 11, we honor the wartime service and sacrifice of men and women in the armed forces. Originally proclaimed Armistice Day in 1919 to commemorate the end of World War I, it was renamed Veterans Day in 1954 to include American veterans of all wars.

The following lessons, activities, games, and resources will help your students celebrate service men and women past and present.

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11 Resources for Teaching Flag Day

Check out these curriculum resources for teaching the history and meaning behind the “Stars & Stripes.”

History of the Stars & Stripes

  • Flag Day Celebrated
    A brief description of Flag Day for students in grades K-5 with images and audio files.
  • Today in History: June 14th: Flag Day
    Text, images, songs, and links to additional resources for grades 6-12.
  • Our Flag ( PDF, 11.4 MB, 56 pgs.)
    A background resource with history and images of the flags of the United States and other historical flags, proportions and anatomy of the flag, flag laws and regulations, flag etiquette, images of state and territory flags, brief history of Flag Day, and more.
  • Flag Timeline
    An illustrated timeline of flags for 1775 to a proposed flag with 51 stars.

Read more

Promoting Physical Fitness

Get active, stay fit, and have fun doing it with sports, games, and activities described in the following lesson plans and resources.

Resources For: