Veterans Day Activities | Reading Remembrance Day | 1st 2nd grade | Armed Forces

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Teach your students about Veterans Day and compare the holiday to Remembrance Day in Canada, with these engaging Veterans Day activities and thank you card writing activities. Nonfiction reading passages with reader reflection activities will have your students experts in no time about Veterans Day.

This set includes BOTH printable and digital versions.

Now updated to include the newest 6th branch: Space Force

Activities with Language Arts, Math, Writing, and much more are included!

Short on time to teach Veterans Day? Complete activities in group settings and encourage meaningful discourse in a short amount of time!

BONUSES ADDED FOR REMEMBRANCE DAY: Remembrance Day Non-Fiction Article, Comparing Holidays Venn Diagram, We Remember Activity.


  • Digital directions and link to access and use with Google Classroom
  • Veterans Day KWL Chart
  • Informational Passages and Activities:
    • *Let’s Learn about Veterans Day
    • *Let's Learn about Remembrance Day
    • *Military Uniforms
    • *What is Camouflage
    • *Armed Forces Mini-Book

  • Create a Class Uniform Activity
  • Animals that Camouflage Create an Illustration Activity
  • Our Heroes Poem and Fill in the Blank Sheet
  • Soldier Character Traits
  • Picturing Patriotism Illustrations
  • Solider Syllables
  • Veterans Day Word Search and answer key
  • Veterans Day Math and answer keys
    • Comparing Numbers
    • *Word Problems
    • *Number Patterns
    • *Time to Nearest 5 minute

  • Thank You Letter Writing to Veterans
  • Veterans Day Acrostic Poem
  • Veterans Day Book Culminating Activity
  • Veterans Day 3*2*1

Kindly Note: The military uniform activity does not include the Space Force yet since all of the Space Force Uniforms have not been officially released. Please feel free to email me with questions. Thank you!

Suggestions for Effective Classroom Use:

  • Morning Work
  • Centers
  • Partner Work
  • Independent Reading Practice
  • Independent Writing Practice
  • Whole-Class Instruction
  • Bulletin Board-So many activities can be used for cute bulletin board displays.

NOTE: This is the primary grades (1-2) edition of my Veterans Day Pack. For 3rd grade and older, please use the link below!

Veterans Day Elementary Grades 3 and Up

Recent Feedback on this Product:

"This is such a great resource, and just in time for Veteran's Day this year! Thank you so much."

"Easy for the kids to understand."

"This was a great resource. Had great reading passages and comprehension questions."

"These worksheets were perfect for my lesson on Veteran's Day in my first-grade classroom. The fact and opinion and ABC order extension activities were all things that we have touched upon so the themed extra practice was a bonus."

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one- and two-step word problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing, with unknowns in all positions, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 2 topic or subject area.
Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.
Tell and write time from analog and digital clocks to the nearest five minutes, using a.m. and p.m.


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