Veterans Day November 11

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15 Inspiring and Informative Veterans Day Videos for Kids

November is the lead-in to the holiday season. This special day honors those who served in the Armed Forces, past and present. Commemorate the holiday with students by watching a few of these Veterans Day videos. There are choices here for every age, but remember to preview videos to be sure they’re appropriate for your…  learn more

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21 Meaningful Veterans Day Activities for Middle School

Veterans Day is a federal holiday that is a great day to honor and celebrate the veterans who have served in the armed forces. No matter what grade level, you can choose an activity for students to do to show appreciation for the bravery and sacrifices made by veterans and active soldiers. These 21 meaningful…  learn more

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On November 11, we celebrate Veterans Day. It’s our chance to salute veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces and to show our appreciation for the sacrifices they have made to protect our country. At first, Veterans Day was initially called Armistice Day, and it became an official U.S. federal holiday in 1938. Later, in 1954,…  learn more

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Here are a few ideas for ways you and your friends, family, students, and community can show up for Veterans on Friday, November 11, 2022.  by Emily Hopkins November 4, 2022  learn more

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Lesson plan: Veterans Day and the meaning of sacrifice

Use this PBS NewsHour lesson plan to help students understand the significance of Veterans Day and the meaning of sacrifice. Students will identify important veterans in their lives, examine an interactive timeline of military history and study issues facing veterans today.  learn more

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TeacherVision: Veterans Day Activities, Printables & Lessons

Veterans Day began as Armistice Day, which commemorated the signing of the Armistice that ended World War I. Today, Veteran’s Day honors all of America’s veterans for their patriotism, their service, and their sacrifice for their country. Despite an attempt to move the date of Veterans Day when the Uniform Holiday Bill was signed, it…  learn more

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These Are Veterans Day Lessons Your Students Won't Forget

Show your students why Veterans Day is a reason for them to celebrate. by Nancy Barile  learn more

Veteran's Day: Teachers Resource Guide

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the Veterans Day National Committee are pleased to provide you with this Teachers Resource Guide. It is our hope that by thanking America’s Veterans and their families for their service and sacrifice, we can reward them with the honor they so richly deserve.  learn more

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Veterans Day - How it started and why we honor it - KID HISTORY

Veterans Day is a day when we honor those who have served in the military, past, and present.  learn more

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Veterans Day Activities

The Veterans Day pages will provide you with great activities and lessons to help you and your students honor our country's heroes. Ideas within the Veteran's Day pages include: scavenger hunts, lesson plans, printable worksheets, and Internet resources.  learn more

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Veterans Day in 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…  learn more

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Veterans' Day Lesson Plans

Lesson Planet was started to help educators spend less time searching so that they could spend more time teaching.  learn more