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Saturday, October 18, 2008

Honoring Our Veterans-November 11 is Veterans' Day

Honoring Our Veterans--November 11
On the 11th month, the 11th day, at the 11th hour, take a moment and stop for two minutes to remember those who served our country.
The following web sites will give us information for a theme unit, a newspaper, an article, a story, other projects, arts, crafts, books, links, resources, and activities:
VA Kids, K-5th (for children kindergarten through 5th grade; also contains games!)
Wikipedia: Veterans Day
Kids’ Turn Central: Remembering Those Who Served (facts for children)
DLTK’s Holiday Activities for Kids: Remembrance Day or Veterans Day Activities (crafts, games, printables, and more about Veterans Day) Veterans Day Activities (The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, poetry, word search, and reading suggestions)
Department of Veterans Affairs: Celebrating America’s Freedoms Ways to Celebrate Veteran’s Day with Your Children
Blackwell’s Best: Veterans Day / Memorial Day (tons of information!)
Kids Konnect: Veterans Day (lots of great facts and much more for children!!!!!)
Wikipedia: In Flanders Fields (poem written by John McCrae in 1915)
Web sites with how to write a newspaper paper (for kids), newspaper article template, and an example of a student newspaper:
Bedfordshire Libraries: How to write a newspaper article
Spencerville Adventist Academy: The Point newspaper (PDF file)
More Resources to teach about Veteran's Day Theme or Unit at:

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