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Veterans' Day: Informational Text and Activities

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Veterans’ Day is an informational text written for primary readers. After reading, students answer “Right There” questions and complete a concept map. There is a list of ideas for projects. Students may write an acrostic poem, write a letter to a veteran, make a poster detailing one branch of the military, write and perform a puppet show, and/or make a card for a veteran.

Contents
Page 3 Color version of informational text
Page 4 B&W version of informational text
Page 5 Comprehension questions (printable)
Page 6 Concept Map (printable)
Page 7 Project Ideas
Page 8 Acrostic Poem (printable)
Page 9 Friendly Letter (printable)
Page 10 Poster sample
Pages 11-14 Patterns for puppet show or poster (printable)
Pages 15-18 Cards for Veterans (printable)


CCSS
1.RIT.1 Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
2.RIT.1 Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

Copyright © 2012 Amy Grout
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Permission to copy for single classroom use only.
Electronic distribution limited to single classroom use only.
Not for public display.
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Amy
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My students (first grade) did a Q and A on the info sheet, and the project for writing a thank you to a veteran was perfect. Both my dad and our principal are veterans. The thoughts they expressed after using your fact sheet were beautiful! Thanks for putting it in terms first graders can understand.
On  February 22, 2013The Primary Schoolhouse answered:
Thank you so much for your feedback. I'm glad your firsties were able to understand the concept. :)
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Thank you so much for your feedback. I am glad that you are pleased with the text and activities. :)
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Excellent! I never had enough info, activities for Veteran's Day. Now I do and I love it! Thanks! :D
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On  December 3, 2012The Primary Schoolhouse answered:
Thank you for your feedback. I find it difficult to decide just what grade levels to include. I used it with my second graders and they were able to understand the text, which is why I selected the levels that I did. I also created response activities to be appropriate for primary readers. I do hope that you were able to get some use out of it. :)
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I used this with my First Graders for Veteran's Day. Thank you
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Veterans' Day: Informational Text and Activities
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Veterans' Day: Informational Text and Activities
Veterans' Day: Informational Text and Activities