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15 Memorial Day Websites for Students

Posted by on May 22, 2015

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

One app to share–and it looks great:

  1. History Here–find what history is in your geographic area; from

Do you have favorite Memorial Day apps for your classroom?

Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 15 years. She is the editor/author of dozens of tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum, K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. She is webmaster for six blogs, CSG Master Teacher, adjunct professor, an Amazon Vine Voice book reviewer, Editorial Review Board member for Journal for Computing Teachers, CAEP reviewer, CSTA presentation reviewer, freelance journalist on tech ed topics, a tech ed columnist for, and a weekly contributor to TeachHUB. You can find her resources at Structured Learning

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