PEN 2945q Celebrating Memorial Day with quiz

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This presentation about Memorial Day has an imbedded quiz, along with a critical discussion point and writing topics.

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Title: Celebrating Memorial Day (QUIZ) By C Bohannon-Brown PEN # 2945 q 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 16, 2010

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

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When do we celebrate Memorial Day? We celebrate Memorial Day on the 1st Monday in May. We 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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Who do we remember on Memorial Day? On Memorial Day, we remember America’s soldiers, who have died in battle. On Memorial Day, we remember everyone who has died.

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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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What are some ways Americans celebrate Memorial Day? Some people go to parades and cook-outs. Some people go to parades and school.

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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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What American symbol is usually carried on Memorial Day? The American eagle is the symbol that is usually carried on Memorial Day. The American flag is the symbol that is usually carried on Memorial Day.

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

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Which nation celebrates Memorial Day on the last Monday in May to honor its fallen heroes? Canada is the nation that celebrates its Memorial Day on the last Monday in May . The United States of America is the nation that celebrates its Memorial Day on the last Monday in May.

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A hero is someone who faces difficulty and/or danger to help others. Why are American soldiers considered HEROES in our country? Note to Teachers: This critical discussion point can be printed from http://www.peachebooks.com

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Why do many Americans believe that Memorial Day is an important national holiday? Note to Teachers: Memorial Day writing sheets for Kindergarten GPS can be printed from http://www.peachebooks.com

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How is Memorial Day linked to America’s Civil War? Note to Teachers: Memorial Day writing sheets for 5th grade GPS can be printed from http://www.peachebooks.com

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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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