Sites listed in this category should be suitable for visitors of all ages, but designed primarily for adult visitors. Sites provide material related to Veteran's Day, including historical background, holiday stories and poems, graphics, and ideas for celebrating. Sites may also provide information for parents and teachers, such as suggested family activities and lesson plans.
A U.S. federal holiday celebrated on Nov. 11, the anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I. The same day is celebrated in Britain and Commonwealth countries as Remembrance Day.
Annie's Veteran's Day Page
Offers a Christian perspective on the holiday, along with an overview of the five branches of service and tips for celebrating.
The history of Remembrance weekend and information about programmes on BBC television and radio during Remembrance period also Audio and video archive.
A Day of Pride, Veterans Day, Forgotten
Bates student contends that the neglect of Veterans Day is a wonder and a shame.
Education World Holidays Center: Veteran's Day
Offers lesson plans, clip art, and links for classroom teachers.
FamilyEducation Network: a Parenting and Education Resource
Online quiz designed for elementary school students help visitors review the history of Veterans Day.
The History of Veterans Day
A chronology of this observance's evolution in the U.S.
The History of Veterans' Day
History.com mini-site. Time-line of America's wars, battle maps, trivia, and video clips detailing veterans' experiences.
InfoPlease.com - Veterans' Day
Provides short historical background of Veterans' Day, an overview of the wars in which the United States has taken part, and related links.
National Veterans Day in Birmingham
Nations oldest and largest holiday observance, located in Birmingham, Alabama.
Remembering Veterans Day at The Holiday Zone
Provides art and craft ideas, discussion topics, language activities, writing prompts, interactive puzzles and quizzes, poems, and literature recommendations.
Sheryl's Holiday Site: Veterans Day
Includes brief history, poem, and related links.
Today in History: November 11
Virtual exhibit from the Library of Congress reflects on the holiday's past.
Online tribute from Military.com includes history, movie, tips for celebrating with children, interviews, and a copy of the veterans bill of rights.
Veterans Day from the VA
Department of Veterans Affairs web site lists Veterans Day celebrations throughout country, relates history of Veterans Day, and provides downloadable resources for teachers.
Includes history and lesson plan.
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