Skills Work - You are presented with stacked sentences. Point
out the parts of speech in there.
Simple Questions - Pretend you are interviewing a member of
our Armed Forces. Ask questions that you've always wanted to know.
Sentence Cleanup - Which term or phrase could best be used to complete all of these thoughts with proper grammatical form?
Writing Sentences - Students are asked to compose five complete thoughts about this holiday.
Brain Storms - What comes to mind when you hear these terms or phrases?
Reading Comprehension Worksheets:
Corps War Memorial - The US Marine Corps, first in and the last
to leave. Read about the Marine Corps War Memorial and answer the statements that follow with
True or False.
the Fallen - This holiday originally called Decoration
Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service.
Day - Most of the grade and high schools around the country
do not have school on this day.
is It? - Many people consider Memorial Day Weekend to be the
unofficial start of the summer season.
as a Civil War Soldier - This holiday originated on May 30 in
1868. It started out as a day to decorate the graves of Civil War
History - This is more of an accompanying question sheet.
True or False - This worksheet would be a follow up to just about any of the reading worksheets.
Day Cryptogram - Use the code below to decipher this special
Memorial Day message to the brave women and men in the armed forces.
Code - Morse code is a system in which letters are represented
by dots and dashes. Morse code was used over telegraph lines to send
Search - Can you find the special words in the puzzle below
for the brave men and women who serve our country?
Maker - See how many words you can make from the words Memorial
Scrambled - Unscramble the words and then use them in a story.
Word Games - We review two skills alphabetical order and word formation.
Crossword - There are ten words for you to find. They are not given to you.
A to Z - This can be a great activity to start everything off or review it.
How Many - How many words can you make out of the letters that spell Memorial Day?
About a Solider... - Memorial Day is a day where we remember
the men and women who have lost their lives fighting for our freedom.
Family Traditions - Doesyour family have any Memorial Day traditions? If so, write about them below. If your family doesn't
have any specific traditions, write about how you think the day should be celebrated. Write at least five
Color and Write - You can draw a face and color the image and then trace all of the words.
Why? - Explain why it is important holiday.
Poem Writing - Write a poem that means something to everyone that reads it.