Memorial Day Video Writing Prompts

 

 

K-2: Being Brave

Soldiers have to overcome their fears everyday. They are very brave. Do you remember a time when you had to do something that made you nervous or scared? What happened? Draw a picture or write a sentence describing a time you were brave.

Related Articles
Young girl writing notes while looking at a laptop with open books around her.
With the move to eLearning, educators must find creative ways to keep student...
Two young boys reading a book together in their elementary classroom.
Differentiated literacy instruction is vital in elementary classrooms to reach...
Young boy working at a table listening to a video lesson with his teacher and classmates.
Remote learning can make assessment of student learning more difficult but not...
Student working on math problems watching her teacher on a laptop.
The sudden shift to online learning presented many teachers with end-of-year...
Young boy sitting at a table drawing on paper with a marker.
Remote learning causes challenges for all students but especially special ed....

 

3-5: Thank Your Letters

Write a letter thanking a soldier serving in the military. Tell the soldier why you're grateful for what they do.


6-8: Reminders of Home

Imagine that you were going to war. What one item would you bring with you to feel connected to home? Why is that object important to you?


9-12: Choosing to Serve

Unlike many previous eras in American history, military service is a citizen's choice rather than an obligation. There is no draft calling upon citizens to go to war, whether they want to or not.


Why do people volunteer for this dangerous job that takes them far from home? Explain at least three reasons that enlistees choose a soldier's life.


Can't view the video? Try it here!

Memorial

Today's Poll

Which types of articles would you like to see from us in 2020?
Classroom Management
14%
Classroom Activities/Games
29%
Teaching Strategies
27%
Technology in the Classroom
23%
Professional Development
7%
Total votes: 246