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Veterans Day Lesson Plans: Lesson plans that can help students understand why Veterans Day is an important national holiday.

Teacher Resource Guide For Veterans Day (PDF) - This resource guide was created by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. It provides lesson plans and additional information about the history of Veterans Day.

Remember Our Soldiers - This is a great lesson for students to recognize soldiers by involving students in community service and participating in a letter writing campaign to send to troops serving in the military.

Remember Our Veterans - In this lesson plan students will use data provided by various resources to create charts and graphs all related to veterans. Students will also create Power Point presentations.

The Wall - Inspires Letters to Veterans- In this lesson students are read Eve Bunting's book "The Wall" and write letters to veterans at local veterans hospitals.

Memorial Day - Graphing Our History of Sacrifice- Students use an online graphing tool to help create graphs about Americans who lost their lives fighting to defend our country.

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