Memorial Day: The Missing Man Table
Students will honor fallen veterans by learning about The Remembrance Table (The Missing Man Table), Memorial Day, and Veteran’s Day in a class that integrates social studies, literature, and art.
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The class will begin with introductions and a song. We will discuss the meaning of Veterans Day and the difference between Memorial Day and Veterans Day. I will read the book America’s White Table to the students, using questioning techniques to facilitate comprehension and discussion as students interact with each other and with me. They will brainstorm descriptive words that relate to veterans. Learners will then color a patriotic art project. This class will be informative, engaging, and...
Students will: • Discuss Memorial Day • Learn the meaning of The Missing Man Table (Remembrance Table) • Create a patriotic art project
I have taught American history to elementary students for many years. Each year, I set up a small white table as described in the book America’s White Table as a way to honor veterans and to share information with students in an engaging way.
1 file available upon enrollment• Printed copy of the attached file (available upon enrollment). If you are unable to print the file, a plain piece of white paper will work, though it may be a bit tricky! • One red marker or red crayon • One blue marker or blue crayon • One black marker
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
I will assess students through gentle questioning and observation in order to adapt instruction.
30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
No parental guidance needed.
Loves Children, Passionate about History, Writing, & Literature, Certified Teacher, BAS, MEd
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
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737 completed classes
My classes will be taught from my home among white pines and cedars near Lake Superior in northern Minnesota. You will find me to be a warm, encouraging, and genuine person. I love teaching! Having the privilege of spending my days with children...