Historic Landmarks and Memorials Teacher Resources

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Judicial Learning Center: Landmark Cases

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Five fact-filled lessons look at landmark Supreme Court Cases. Young scholars begin their study by examining the importance of these cases, key terms necessary for studying the court cases, and the relationship between court cases and...
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September 11, 2001

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
The present generation of children were not around when terror struck the Twin Towers on September 11, 2001. With this collection of resources from the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, young people explore the history of the...
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Judicial Learning Center: Student Center

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
A collection of 22 interactive resources provides learners with information about the United States federal courts. The pages are divided into five sections: The role of the federal courts; The organization of the federal courts; How the...
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Standing Up for Democracy

For Students 6th - 12th
The mission of the Standing Up for Democracy unit is to bring about “a more humane, just, and compassionate society rooted in democratic values.” These 16 lessons, built on a foundation of mutual respect, tolerance, and participation,...
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Memorial Day Lesson

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
From where did Memorial Day originate, and how does it differ from Veterans Day? Offer pupils a great lesson on the history of this important national holiday in the United States, utilizing best teaching practices throughout, such as...
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Visiting the 9/11 Memorial

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The 9/11 Memorial is designed to be "a tribute to the past and a place of remembrance and hope for the future." Whether or not your classes can visit the Memorial, the materials in the packet set the stage for an in-depth study of the...
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What Famous Landmarks Have You Visited?

For Students 8th - 12th
Responding to blog posts can increase written communication skills, critical thinking skills, and the use of social media as a means for discussion. Kids will compose a blog post in response to the provided article related to famous...
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Class Memorial

For Teachers 6th - 8th
What is a memorial and what should it look like? Learners will choose what they believe is important to remember about September 11 and how it should be displayed. They work in groups and brainstorm details about the memorial and present...
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America: The Land We Live In: Landmarks

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students explore the concept of landmarks.  In this landmark activity, students brainstorm different landmarks around their community and nationally.  Students then identify the patterns in Georgia O'Keeffe's paintings or landmarks. 
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Memorial Day Shoebox Parade

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Learners examine the history of U.S. conflict and Memorial Day. They conduct research, develop a timeline of U.S. conflict, and create a shoebox Memorial Day parade to commemorate veterans and soldiers.
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Memorial Day Syllables Worksheet

For Students Pre-K - 1st Standards
How many syllables are in the word American? Celebrate Memorial Day by practicing with four one- to three-syllable words that are related to the holiday. Learners clap out the syllables in each word and note how many each contains.
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Memorial Day Soldiers

For Students 3rd Standards
Practice division and celebrate Memorial Day with a color-by-number problem solving worksheet. The final picture includes a group of Memorial Day soldiers.
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Memorial Day Challenge

For Students 3rd - 7th Standards
What do the American Revolution, Monday, and remembrance have in common? These are three of the 63 words you'll find in this word search dedicated to the major symbols, events, and features of Memorial Day.
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Historical Landmark Project

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Close a unit or the year with a five-step research project. Class members choose a US landmark, research the landmark, compose a report about it, build a model of it, and present their model and findings to the class. Each step is...
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Memorial Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th
Discover the history of Memorial Day. An engaging video describes how the holiday came to be, what its original name was, and how we commemorate the national holiday currently. 
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Memorial Day

For Teachers 7th - 12th
As a way to understand Memorial Day, build citizenship, practice vocabulary, and discuss current international conflicts, learners create their own Memorial Day. They design their own memorial after learning about the various types of...
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ESL Holiday Lessons: Memorial Day

For Students 6th - 10th
Improve language skills by having your class read an article about Memorial Day. After reading, they respond to 6 matching questions, 29 fill-in-the-blank questions, 30 multiple-choice questions, 12 word-scramble questions, 30...
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Why Study Landmark Cases?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Why study landmark Supreme court cases? A helpful lesson offers a brief but valuable argument for the importance of these cases in the field of criminology. It introduces scholars to some key terms necessary for studying court cases and...
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Leapin' Landmarks: Locating 10 man-made landmarks around the world

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders engage in a instructional activity which addresses their curiosity about some of the outstanding people-made landmarks of the world. They explore the geographical themes of location and place through literature.
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Memorial Day: National Cemeteries

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Honor the fallen heroes of our country with this Memorial Day presentation. It contains a series of photographs from national cemetaries from all over the United States. You could use this presentation in an ESL class, or in any class...
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Memorial Day

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Youngsters celebrate Memorial Day by creating a coloring book of the major holiday events, as well as constructing a windsock donning stars and stripes.
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Creating a Memorial Museum

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What would you want to see included in a 9/11/2001 memorial museum? Groups analyze artifacts, ephemera, and testimonies and then create a list of items they feel should be included in a 9/11 memorial museum.
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Analyzing Memorial Songs

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Music can transcend time and space, and turn your emotions with the drop of a well-crafted melody. Explore the impact that a memorial song can have with a lesson that includes songs written after 9/11. Middle schoolers analyze lyrics,...
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Memorial Day

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students discover the meaning of Memorial Day. In this Memorial Day lesson, students listen to a book entitled You're a Grand Old Flag and discuss the meaning of Memorial Day. Students also rotate through centers in which they read, sing...

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