The reading passage is The Story of the Memorial Day Poppy. It is about Moina Michael and her desire to have people wear a poppy to remember fallen soldiers from World War I. This passage is available in a one page and a two page format. Following the passage are three activities; students are asked to answer 10 questions about the story, a 12 question webquest helps students gain deeper background knowledge about the story, and finally 6 comprehension questions are presented in test format.
Also included is an original poem, On Memorial Day, it is followed by 6 comprehension questions in test format and an art activity.
Other Memorial Day products:
Memorial Day Scavenger Hunt