Memorial Day was first celebrated on May 30, 1868. It was observed by placing flowers on the graves of Union and Confederate soldiers during the first national celebration. After World War I, Memorial Day was changed from honoring civil war dead to honoring Americans who died fighting in any war.
Your students will love learning about Memorial day with this comprehensive unit plan packed full of worksheets for children of all ages.
Within this unit, multiple concepts are covered in relation to Memorial. Below are listed the main concepts that students may understand by the completion of these worksheets.
Concepts taught in this unit plan
- Understanding the history of Memorial day & the significance/importance to society.
- Associating imagery tied to Memorial day with it’s name
- Remembering key points from the Memorial day study guide
- Further key learnings include:
- Significant phrases tied to Memorial day.
- Understand key fundamentals and apply to a number of varied worksheets.
- Give children the historic significance of Memorial day.
- Challenging Honor a veteran task which makes each student think about those who fought bravely.
Included in this plan
1: Fill in the blanks
2:Fill in the blanks Answers
3: Word Search
4: Acrostic Poem
6: Word Scramble
7: Word Scramble Answers
8: Celebrity Military Veterans
9:Celebrity Military Veterans Answers
10: Letter mix up
11: Match the picture
12: Match the picture Answers
13: Honor a war veteran
Use With Any Curriculum
These worksheets have been specifically designed for use with any international curriculum. You can use these worksheets as-is, or edit them using Google Slides to make them more specific to your own student ability levels and curriculum standards.