Memorial Day
What is the meaning of this holiday?

Today’s Activities

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Engage

Yesterday we celebrated Memorial Day.  What is this holiday about?  Learn more by clicking through this slideshow.  Learn some more facts about Memorial Day by watching this Brain Pop video and answering these questions.  Can you use the slideshow to give a report to your family about the meaning of Memorial Day?

Use the following writing prompt from create write now to write a journal entry:

Think back to past Memorial Days and your plans for this holiday weekend. How do you usually spend this time? Is it an occasion for family gatherings, parades or summer kick-off vacations.

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number patterns

There are many patterns in numbers.  Explore patterns in addition tables here.  Ask your at-home teacher to explore these patterns with you using the information at this link.

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Get Moving!

 You can dance along with some of your GoNoodle champions!

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Create

Memorial Day was also known as Decoration Day because people would put flags and other decorations on the graves of their loved ones.  Today many people decorate their homes for Memorial Day parties.  Here are some craft ideas to create patriotic decorations.

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