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Veterans Day - Summary Worksheet

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 1 page | Grades: 2 - 5

Uncover the history and purpose behind the Veterans Day holiday with a 5 Ws graphic organizer.

Quick and Easy Veteran’s Day Activities

Veterans Day is approaching, and we are happy to help you provide your students with engaging and rigorous resources. We’ve been working on U.S. holiday resources to help you get ready, and we’ve put together a handy Veteran’s Day graphic organizer.

This Veterans Day 5 Ws graphic organizer is an easy way to summarize student learning related to Veterans Day. We want our students to understand who we celebrate on Veteran’s Day and why we celebrate them. Students will be challenged to answer a who, what, when, where, and why question pertaining to the Veterans Day holiday.

Students will increase their vocabulary and demonstrate understanding of the meaning behind Veterans Day in the United States.

Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding 

A team of dedicated, experienced educators created this resource to support your Social Studies lessons. 

In addition to individual student work time, use this Veteran’s Day resource to enhance learning through guided writing groups, whole class lessons, or remote learning assignments. 

If you have a mixture of above and below-level learners, check out these suggestions for keeping students on track with the concepts: 

🆘 Support Struggling Students

Help students who need help understanding the concepts by completing the discussion and worksheet in a small group setting.

Additionally, provide access to previous assignments, posters, and anchor charts for students to recall past lessons.

➕ Challenge Fast Finishers

Encourage your fast finishers to use their newfound vocabulary to write a letter or make a card for a veteran in your community.

Plan lessons for all ability levels with our 10 Best Scaffolding Strategies! 

Easily Prepare This Resource for Your Students

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