May 19, 2013

16 Memorial Day Websites for Students

american-20835_640Memorial Day is the time we remember all of those soldiers (and anyone in the Armed Forces) who gave their lives in the defense of American freedom. In war and peace, they made the ultimate sacrifice, and because of them we are privileged to live the American Dream.

Once a year, we honor them, their sacrifice, and those they left behind. Here are some activities to help students understand the import of this day:

  1. Folding the American flag
  2. In Flanders Field–poem
  3. Memorial Day Maze
  4. Memorial Day Messages, Speeches, Oaths, Poems, Anthems, and images
  5. Memorial Day Poems
  6. Memorial Day Poetry–poems
  7. Memorial Day Prayer
  8. Memorial Day puzzle I
  9. Memorial Day Puzzle II
  10. Memorial Day Quiz
  11. Memorial Day Word Search
  12. Patriotic numbers coloring pages
  13. Primary source recollections of War
  14. Quotes about Memorial Day/Wars
  15. Remember our Warriors
  16. Who you are remembering–Americans killed in action

Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 15 years. She is the editor of a K-8 technology curriculum, K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum, and creator of technology training books for how to integrate technology in education. She is webmaster for six blogs, CSG Master Teacher, an Amazon Vine Voice book reviewer, Editorial Review Board member for Journal for Computing Teachers, Cisco guest blogger, a columnist for, featured blogger for Technology in Education, IMS tech expert, and a monthly contributor to TeachHUB. Currently, she’s editing a techno-thriller that should be out to publishers next summer. Contact Jacqui at her writing office or her tech lab, Ask a Tech Teacher.

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