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VETERANS' DAY - REMEMBRANCE DAY

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Veterans Day is November 11 (Remembrance Day in Canada).

Cliparts and Photos - Vocabulary - Facts - Listening -
Interactive activities - Activities to print - Lesson plans - Webquests -
Interactive games - Games to print - Songs and Literature - Cartoons - Videos - Cinema

(Updated on 26/10/2013)




Related pages :

War - Iraq War - War in Afghanistan - The Vietnam war - Wars with American Involvement

- WW1 - World War 1 - WW2 - World War 2

 

 

Cliparts and Photos :

  • In pictures: For the Fallen - 12 November 2014
    (BBC)

  • Remembrance Sunday – in pictures - 9 November 2014
    "Tributes paid to service personnel who died in the two world wars and subsequent conflicts at annual ceremony of remembrance,
    with this year having added significance being the centenary of the outbreak of the first world war."

    (theguardian.com)

 

  • In pictures: The poppies at the Tower of London - 7 November 2014
    "Nearly four million people are expected to have visited an installation at the Tower of London
    to mark the centenary of the start of World War One by 12 November."

    (BBC)
  • The Vietnam War (Lien brisé)



 

Vocabulary :

 

Facts :

  • How the Iraq war followed one veteran home
    "As the last US troops leave Iraq, the BBC's David Botti reflects on the nearly nine years of war.
    He served in Iraq as an infantryman in the US Marine Corps Reserve during the 2003 invasion.
    After he came home the war remained a presence in ways he couldn't have imagined."
    (BBC)

 

 

  • Remembrance (BBC)
    - with videos, WW1 Veteran Talks, WW2 People's War, an interactive memorial, poetry and art, lesson worksheets...

 

  • Poppy Day - Remembrance Day - Nov 11 (traditions-uk)

 

Listening :

  • Film Explores Battle War Veterans Face in Civilian Society - Text + Audio
    "The movie “The Last Patrol" examines how hard it can be for war veterans to leave military life and return to civilian life.
    It follows former soldiers as they deal with missing combat and the closeness they felt toward fellow soldiers.
    “I feel that this society invented loneliness.”

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)
  • US Memorial Honors Disabled Veterans - AUDIO + ARTICLE - 11 October 2014
    "The memorial sits on a one hectare wide property. At the center is a fountain in the shape of a five-point star.
    It represents the five branches, or divisions, of the U.S. military. Visitors also will find a reflecting pool made from black granite."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

 

INTERACTIVE activities :

  • A PowerPoint Presentation
    Created by Dulce Araujo (Ac Nancy-Metz) :
    "Un travail pour mes 3emes sur Poppy Day et les coquelicots à la Tour de Londres…"

 

  • Veterans Day Teaching Theme (Teach-nology) :
    Veterans Day Clip Art - Online Memorials - Veterans Day Background Information - Veterans Day Songs - Veterans Day Crafts - Veterans Day Vocabulary Builders - Veterans Day Interactive Sites - Veterans Day Web Quests - Veterans Day Lesson Plans - Veterans Day Worksheets

 

Activities TO PRINT :

 

  • Veterans Day Teaching Theme (Teach-nology) :
    Veterans Day Clip Art - Online Memorials - Veterans Day Background Information - Veterans Day Songs - Veterans Day Crafts - Veterans Day Vocabulary Builders - Veterans Day Interactive Sites - Veterans Day Web Quests - Veterans Day Lesson Plans - Veterans Day Worksheets

  • Veterans' - Remembrance Day Resources (Teacher Planet) :
    Lessons and Units - Worksheets - Coloring Pages - Clipart & Images...

  • Veterans Vocabulary Quiz Worksheet (teach-nology.com)
    - "Match the vocabulary words on the left with the definitions on the right."
  • Veterans Day - Worksheets (36 pages ) - (holidaycrosswords.com)


  • U.S.Wars Matchup (eduplace.com)
    - "Write the name of each war next to the time when it took place."

 

 

Lesson plans :

 

 

Webquests :

  • TOMB OF THE UNKNOWNS - a scavenger hunt (educationworld.com)
    - "The Tomb of the Unknowns honors unidentified U.S. soldiers who died fighting for their country.
    What do you know about the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier?
    Explore the Web site ... and then answer the questions about the Tomb."

 

INTERACTIVE games :

 

Games TO PRINT :

 

Songs and Literature :

  • Prose & Poetry (First World War.com) :
    Thomas Hardy - Ernest Hemingway - J.B. Priestley - Rudyard Kipling - H.G. Wells -
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle...

 

Cartoons :


Veterans Cartoons
(freegreatimages.com)

 

 

Veterans' Day
(cagle.com)

 

I have a delivery
(cagle.com)

If you work for peace...

 

Videos :

  • 1st Squad, 3rd Platoon
    "In August 2005, Marine Lance Cpl. Travis Williams and his squad were sent on a rescue mission in Barwanah, Iraq.
    En route, their vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb. Of Travis' entire 12-person team, he alone survived.
    Here, Travis reflects on the hours and days after the explosion, as well as his life now, and pays tribute to the men he left behind."

    (YouTube)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cinema :

  • Film Explores Battle War Veterans Face in Civilian Society - Text + Audio
    "The movie “The Last Patrol" examines how hard it can be for war veterans to leave military life and return to civilian life.
    It follows former soldiers as they deal with missing combat and the closeness they felt toward fellow soldiers.
    “I feel that this society invented loneliness.”

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)