Do your students know why we celebrate Veterans Day? This resource is designed to provide basic information about how Veterans Day came to be, what it stands for and why we celebrate. This is Common Core packed with reading, writing, and vocabulary. Informational text is included for teacher and student use.
Higher-Level Thinking questions based on the Veterans Day book are part of this resource which can be used as part of whole group instruction, used as an independent thinking, and/or writing activity
** Be sure to check out the preview to make sure it is appropriate for the grade level you teach.**
Included in this jam-packed resource:
⭐ A short informational book about Veterans Day
⭐ A student book about Veterans Day (same as the teacher’s copy)
⭐ Interactive Vocabulary/Facts Card Matching Game that can be used for group work or individual centers. Included is a recording sheet which can be used as an assessment.
⭐ Read for Details Worksheet Fill in the blank worksheet. Students should use their personal readers to help find details.
⭐ Editing Sentences Worksheet can be used as an assessment piece if desired. Students find and fix mistakes in sentences and included capitalization and punctuation.
⭐ Word Search Vocabulary
⭐ Writing Activities - Two different writing activities plus an acrostic poem are given for you to choose from. Use one or all three!
1 worksheet with Veterans Day one-syllable words
1 worksheet with Veterans Day two-syllable words
1 worksheet with Veterans Day three-syllable words
Even the upper elementary kids beg to play “games” instead of doing worksheets or answering questions at the end of the chapter! All of these activities in the individual products are hands-on & interactive. Also included for your convenience are worksheets (recording sheets) and answer keys.
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