Sunday, November 3, 2013

Veteran's Day

For our upcoming writing unit on Veteran's Day, we read some great mentor texts to collect character traits for our nation's heroes.  Some of our favorites:




Another great anticipatory set that gives us great ideas for showing our thanks:


I get a bit emotional while it's playing, but I'm unapologetic about that :)

Then we write at least two paragraphs for the students to read aloud to the veterans that come to our Veteran's Day assembly.

Do you have any great mentor texts or videos to get the ideas flowing for Veteran's Day?

1 comment:

Bethany Hunter said...

I love Hero Dad, but I've never seen Hero Mom. I will have to be on the lookout for it. Thanks for so many suggestions.

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