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Memorial Day Teaching Presentation

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 7 pages | Grades: 1 - 6

Reflect and show respect on Memorial Day with this informative teaching presentation.

What is Memorial Day?

Understanding the meaning behind Memorial Day is so important! Only when they understand why we commemorate, can students fully appreciate the impact of this important day. 

Help your students explore this event with this 7-slide Memorial Day teaching presentation. The presentation covers the following key information:

  • What is Memorial Day?
  • What is the history of Memorial Day?
  • Why is Memorial Day Important?
  • How can we commemorate Memorial Day?

Showing Respect Through Understanding

By exploring this presentation, students will develop historical empathy. Building their knowledge will also help them understand the deep cultural ties that are present in the events that take place on Memorial Day.

This presentation also serves as the perfect steppingstone to exploring Memorial Day Writing Prompts or art activities

Click on the drop down arrow next to the download button to download in PDF or Google Slides formats.

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