PEN 2945 Celebrating Memorial Day

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This presentation introduces the basic concept of Memorial Day.

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I would like to download this presentation to use with my first grade students. I plan on watching/listening to the author stream first and then using the downloaded presentation as a book in our social studies/science reading station.

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Title: Celebrating Memorial Day By C Bohannon-Brown PEN # 2945 Published by Peach e~Books Georgia www.peachebooks.com All rights reserved. This publication may be reproduced by educators, parents, and students for educational purposes only. Commercial duplication is prohibited. © Peach e~Books May 2010

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Georgia Performance Standard: Social Studies-Kindergarten-History- 1st Standard (SSKH1) ___________________________________________________ Kindergarteners will identify the purpose of national holidays and describe the people or events celebrated. ___________________________________________________ Title: Celebrating Memorial Day By C Bohannon-Brown Published by Peach e~Books Georgia www.peachebooks.com © Peach e~Books May 15, 2010

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Every year, Americans celebrate Memorial Day on the last Monday in May.

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On this day, we gather to remember soldiers who died, while protecting our country.

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People gather to watch parades and hold events to honor our soldiers, on Memorial Day.

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On this holiday, people gather to eat good food and to enjoy friends and families.

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On Memorial Day, people carry our nation’s flag to symbolize our united loss, sorrow and gratitude.

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Our nation celebrates Memorial Day, on the last Monday in May, to honor our fallen heroes.

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Online Resources Thank you to the following on-line resources: Arlington National Cemetery http://www.destination360.com/north-america/us/washington-dc/arlington-national-cemetery.php http://artfiles.art.com/images/-/Tomb-of-the-Unknown-Soldier-Arlington-National-Cemetery-Arlington-Virginia-USA-Photographic-Print-C13084186.jpeg http://www.history.com/minisites/memorial/ Cook outs http://www.ivstatic.com/files/et/food/slides/HH_CookoutFamily_366.jpg http://blog.nj.com/hg_impact_entertaining/2008/05/large_rub.jpg http://brokenbeautifulpress.blogspot.com/ http://www.uscupstate.edu/eblast/default.aspx?id=29428 Parades http://www.carolinalive.com/uploadedImages/wpde/News/Stories/Picture%20197.jpg http://granitegrok.com/pix/memorial%20day%20parade.jpg http://blog.timesunion.com/thelist/files/2009/05/memorial-day-and-kids.JPG

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Online Resources Thank you to the following on-line resources: Events http://straightnochaserjazz.libsyn.com/index.php?post_category=general cemetery with flags http://adtelevavi.files.wordpress.com/2009/05/memorial-day.jpg Soldiers Carrying Casket - Arlington http://www.arlingtoncemetery.org/images/AS_funerals/pages/image04_AF.html

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