Celebrate Memorial Day by learning all about its history with this fun and engaging Memorial Day Project Board (Lap Book) Craftivity. An informational text passage is included to help students complete all of the activities included in this unit. Additional research can be done as well to extend the activities but is not necessary.
This project board/lap book makes a great tabletop or desktop display, or it can be hung from the ceiling so both sides are visible. It also makes a great bulletin board or hallway display.
No time to complete the whole project board/lap book activity? Looking for something simple? Simply select one of the full page options and have students make a writing craftivity. The majority of the activities can be used for interactive notebooks as well, or they can be used to extend a unit on this patriotic holiday.
All of the pieces shown in the photographs of the lap book activities as well as some additional options have been included in this download, so it can be differentiated across several grade levels. Mix and match the various activities to create a unique project board/lap book that fits your students' individual needs.
KWL Flap Activity
Compare and Contrast Memorial Day to Veterans Day (using a Venn diagram)
Memorial Day What I Know, What I Want to Know Chart
Memorial Day (a close reading informational text passage, fancy font)
Memorial Day (a close reading informational text passage, plain font)
Comprehension Questions (flap book activity)
Military Boy (front cover piece)
Military Girl (front cover piece)
3 Things I Learned, 2 Interesting Facts, 1 Connection Poster
Dear Soldier Letter
Ask a Soldier Flaps
How Well Do You Know a Soldier? (character trait sort)
We Will Always Remember Flower Flaps
Memorial Day Story Writing Paper (thin lined)
Memorial Day Story Writing Paper (wide lined)
In My Opinion Graphic Organizer
All patterns/tracers and templates to complete the craftivity
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