Memorial Day History for children in kindergarten and first grade explained with a non fiction story. This unit contains unique craftivities to help the children remember, practice writing and better comprehend what Memorial Day is about. Also includes : Common core worksheets, graphic organizers and special Memorial Day crafts.
Important facts and figures included:
- The Civil War
- Decoration Day/Memorial Day
- Memorial Day Traditions
- “In Flanders Fields” Poem History
- General John Logan
- President Ulysses S. Grant
- President Lyndon B. Johnson
- Moina Michael
- General John McCrae
You can use this in the reading/literacy center, as an emergent reader or for group reading. It is also appropriate for a great (hi)story sequence activity.
You can print it or use with your laptop, projector or Ipad in class.
The children learn Memorial Day History facts in a simple and comprehensive way.
The story is in color while the craftivities templates and worksheets are in black and white.
The story is linked to the following Kindergarten common core standards:
The craftivities and worksheets are linked to the following Kindergarten common core standards:
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