As the year winds down, take time to remember those who died in service to our country with these easy Memorial Day ideas.
ARTICLE: SCHOLASTIC KIDS PRESS CORPS 5/29/2012
Memorial Day 2012 marked the 50th anniversary of the start of the Vietnam War. At the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, President Barack Obama addressed a crowd of more than 5,000 people. The President also spoke to many veterans and the family members of those killed in action.
For this Memorial Day, it is important to recognize those U.S. soldiers who died while serving their country.?I believe Charles M. Province's poem, "It Is the Soldier," conveys the importance of these brave men and women
Students research either a local military veteran, or a nationally famous veteran and write a biography and poem to celebrate their hero's life
ARTICLE: SCHOLASTIC NEWS EDITION 2
Soon you will be seeing lots of stars and stripes! You may notice people dressed in red, white, and blue. That is because three big patriotic holidays are coming up. They are Memorial Day, Flag Day, and the Fourth of July. These holidays celebrate our country, the United States of America.
Create reading excitement in your classroom by building a theme day and activities straight from the text. Student in my class love Because of Winn-Dixie Day, which we celebrate each year.