On November 11th each year, we celebrate Veterans Day! Use these activities to supplement your Veterans Day unit. This veterans resource includes several printable books, write the room, a service project, and more!
What's included in the Veterans Day unit?
Veterans Day Book List
Six suggested books for opening a dialogue with your students about our veterans
Veterans Day Printable Reader #1
This five page printable reader touches on the main idea of this holiday. Similar to my Constitution Day Reader
and my Columbus Day Reader
Comparing Veterans Day to Memorial Day
I have included brief notes for the teacher about the difference between Memorial Day and Veterans Day. To go along with this lesson, you will find
-Anchor Chart to describe a soldier (example and printable pieces)
-Bubble Map to match anchor chart
-Who is a Veteran? page describes a veteran and provides room for students to draw a picture
Veterans Day Write the Room
There are two complete write the room sets included. The words are identical, but..
-the blue cards show the branches of the military in their combat clothes
-the red cards show the branches of the military in their dress clothes
Recording sheets are included to match both sets
Veterans Day Printable Reader #2
This fill in the blank reader matches the write the room cards. Students will complete the sentences "I can see the..." and color the books.
Veterans Day Printable Reader #3
"Our Heroes" is a predictable reader. The students trace the words and then create their own pictures.
Veterans Day Service Project
I have included a service project idea, sample letter to parents, and pictures to color for the project.
Make a Medal
Complete this fun glyph with your students to take home on Veterans day or create a bulletin board with the medals. The glyph key and patterns are included.
More November Resources
November Math and Literacy Centers
November Picture Prompts
November Write the Room
November Writing Station
Thanksgiving Printable Readers
'Twas The Night Before Thanksgiving Book Unit
Veterans Day Unit