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Memorial Day Activities and Craft

Memorial Day Activities and Craft
Memorial Day Activities and Craft
Memorial Day Activities and Craft
Memorial Day Activities and Craft
Memorial Day Activities and Craft
Memorial Day Activities and Craft
Memorial Day Activities and Craft
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Memorial Day Activities is a packet of activities and a craft to learn about and celebrate the Memorial Day holiday. It includes posters of the branches of the armed forces, an information poster, graphic organizers, writing activities, a booklet, printables, and more. It was created for first and second grades.

The packet includes:

• About Memorial Day – information poster about Memorial Day {color and black and white versions}

• Memorial Day KWL chart - write what they know, want to learn, and have learned as students learn about Memorial Day.

• Learning About Memorial Day - write, illustrate, and share 3 facts about Memorial Day.

• Memorial Day Web - complete a web graphic organizer with words and/or pictures that describe Memorial Day.

• Memorial Day Main Idea/Details graphic organizer – write details for the main idea: “People celebrate Memorial Day in May.”

• Write a List! – draw pictures and write a list of Memorial Day writing ideas.

• Remembering a Hero – write about someone you know who has served in the armed forces. Use this as a homework activity. Students can find out about relatives, neighbors, or friends who have served in the United States armed forces. Students can bring in a photograph or draw a picture of the person.

• How many words can you make from the letters in MEMORIAL DAY? – cut the letters out and use them to make words from the letters in “Memorial Day.” Write the words in the space provided.

• Writing About Memorial Day – write about Memorial Day and illustrate the writing. A word bank is included.

• Memorial Day Booklet – cut and staple the booklet together. Read and color the booklet about Memorial Day.

• Compare and Contrast Memorial Day and Fourth of July – complete the Venn diagram by drawing and labeling what is the same and different about the two holidays.

• Memorial Day Word Search - circle given words in the grid.

• Memorial Day Acrostic Poem - write a word or phrase that starts with each of the letters in MEMORIAL DAY and describes the holiday.

• Memorial Day Symbols - write about the given symbols and words.

• Memorial Day Sentences – put words in order to form sentences about Memorial Day {includes word cards}.

• Drawing About Memorial Day – read the Memorial Day sentences and draw pictures to illustrate the sentences.

• Military Service Posters – posters with pictures and descriptions of each branch of the United States military service: Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard (color and black and white posters are included).

• Memorial Day “We Will Remember” Craft – craft to commemorate a loved one who has served in the armed forces. The craft can be used as a bulletin board display with the writing printables in the packet.

Includes graphics &/or fonts copyright Dianne J. Hook. www.djinkers.com. License #: 1214207247.

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