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Love our vets!

  • Activities for Veteran's Day - This page sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs suggests ways teachers and students can commemorate Veterans Day. The page includes a sample Veterans Day program.

  • Letting Down Our Guard - A part of PBS's Online Newsletter site, this page features transcripts of an interview with Colonel David Hackworth, America's most decorated veteran.

  • Remembrance Day, Gander Academy - Canada's Remembrance Day is much like Veterans Day in the U.S. Teachers of all nationalities will find this site useful as they prepare to honor their country's veterans.

  • SOS--Support Our Soldiers - This site gives practical suggestions for ways in which civilians can encourage U.S. soldiers stationed overseas. Included are snail mail addresses for soldiers seeking pen pals and an e-mail form that may be used to send a letter to any U.S. soldier. The site also gives suggestions for writing soldiers as well as ideas for care packages. If any group (class, Sunday school class, scout troop, etc.) wants to honor soldiers, this site will help the group leader adopt a platoon, better organizing the effort.

  • Stars and Stripes Forever: Veteran's Day Quiz - This online quiz designed for elementary school students help students review the history of Veterans Day.

  • Veterans Day - This site in honor of all veterans was created by the child of a World War II veteran.

  • VFW -- The Origins of Veterans Day - The VFW provides a reproducible history of Veterans Day on this page; article is ideal for use students in middle school and above.

  • What Did You Do In The War, Grandma? - Designed by high school students in an honors English class, this site tells the stories of Rhode Island women during World War II.

  • Why We Celebrate Veterans Day - This page relates brief history of Veterans Day and includes poems related to Veterans Day; also features a list of recommended books about veterans for children and young adults.

  • World War II: An American Scrapbook - This site designed by a fifth-grade class relates the war-time experiences of four students' grandparents and great-grandparents. Readers of all ages will enjoy the content, and both students and teachers will find the work of these elementary school students inspiring.


     

 

 

 

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