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Memorial Day


  • Identify the different names used throughout history.
  • Know when the first holiday was set and when the name changed.
  • Display knowledge of the meaning of Memorial Day.


As a group or individually, read the PDF provided about Memorial Day.

Everyone should write down the names that are associated with this holiday and then write down the date when each holiday was created and who put forth the names and changes. Why do they think these people would give up their lives for their country?

Have a discussion about the Clint Bruce video.

Those who have long enjoyed such privileges as we enjoy forget in time that men have died to win them.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt


Additional activities

  • Attend a Carry The Load event during Memorial May – please see our calendar of events here.
  • Hold a moment of remembrance for those who gave their lives for our freedom.
  • Hold a walk, write the names of those you are carrying, and remember the bib.


Service: the action of helping or doing work for someone.
Sacrifice: give up (something important or valued) for the sake of others’ consideration.
Patriotism: the quality of being patriotic; devotion to and vigorously supporting one’s community and country.

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