Veterans Day Activities

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3rd - 7th, Homeschool
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Veterans Day Activities: 32 Writing Prompts.

From their military to community service, every day is Veterans Day when you read about these veteran accomplishments. Whether initial instruction or review, these assignments reinforce key concepts on the way to becoming better writers.

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With adult guidance, these writing prompts complement 78% of Common Core Writing Standards for grades 3-7.

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• Veterans' Parade lead car.

• Announcing the Veterans' Parade.

• Unicycle parade clown.


• VA hospitals.

• Daughters of the American Revolution.

• The American Legion.

• Disabled American Veterans.


• First grade patriotic musical.

• Woofy, the town dog, contributes to Veterans Day.

Flag Respect

• Showing the flag.

• Flag folding.

• Memorial flags.

• Saluting the flag.

• Burning ceremony.

Historical - WWII

• Dorie Miller.

• Torpedo Sqaudron 8.

• D-Day at Omaha Beach.

• Enola Gay.

Historical - Sacrifice WWII

• Battle of the Bulge.

• Bataan Death March.

• D-Day cemetery.

• Meaning of Veterans Day.


• Dr. Joseph Warren.

• Remembering Dr. Warren.

• The Minutemen.

• Molly Pitcher.


• Tomb of the Unknowns.

• The Liberty Memorial.

• WWII Memorial.

• Korean War Memorial.

• Vietnam War Memorial.


• Rosie the Riveter

Honor, Courage, Respect!

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Total Pages
12 pages
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Teaching Duration
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Provide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or events.
Use concrete words and phrases and sensory details to convey experiences and events precisely.
Use a variety of transitional words and phrases to manage the sequence of events.
Use dialogue and description to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations.
Orient the reader by establishing a situation and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.


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