Labor Day

Columbus Day


Veterans Day

This video is from the History Channel and gives the history of Veterans Day.

Click this link for a good lesson about Veteran's Day.
Kids Thank a Vet website: lots of resource materials for teachers
ReadWorks nonfiction reading passages with questions (Great Common Core resource!) K-5 grades
Here is a list of Veteran's care facilities where you can send cards to vets who would really appreciate the thanks!
Veteran's Day used to be called Armistice Day. An armistice is when two fighting parties agree to stop fighting.
Presidents who were also veterans list.

American Music
Star Spangled Banner
Stars and Stripes Forever
Army song
Anchors Aweigh Navy song
Marines song
America the Beautiful
You're A Grand Old Flag
Battle Hymn of the Republic
Hail to the Chief

This site is where I downloaded most of the songs in case you'd like to play some more patriotic songs in class.


Link to a webpage that has 17 other Thanksgiving resource websites!
Plimoth Plantation Tour from Scholastic