Spend a day teaching about Veterans Day AND reviewing numerous ELA, Math, and Social Studies skills! Get ready for your students to have fun and learn a lot.
Download the preview to see a sample of each page contained in this document.
My Veterans Day Book - Just copy, cut and staple the pages together. Students will be able to create they're own informational text on Veterans Day.
What is Veterans Day? – This sheet gives a brief introduction to Veterans Day and then compares it to Memorial Day. Students are required to fill in a Venn-Diagram comparing and contrasting Veterans Day to Memorial Day.
Veterans Are – Allow your students the opportunity to choose which veteran they would like to find character traits for. Have your students use the Character Traits list to find traits that pertain to their veteran. List the traits around the picture.
Character Traits – Pass out this list and go over the traits. Have students reference the list while trying to come up with character traits that pertain to the veteran they selected. (These lists are great to use throughout the year whenever you’re discussing character traits. I printed mine on cardstock and laminated them.)
Nouns, Verbs, and Adjectives – Have students write the definition of a noun, verb and adjective. Then allow them to fill in the rest of the chart with examples of each. Make sure each noun, verb and adjective listed relates to veterans.
Letter Template – Have students use the sentence starters to write a veteran a thank you card. Then fold the card in half and have students decorate the front cover.
Fact and Opinion – Review what facts and opinions are. Then have students practice the skill by sorting the cards into the correct category.
Veterans Day Strip – Use this at the end of the day as an exit slip or set it out the following day as morning work.
Word Problems – This sheet contains 4 word problems about veterans.