Weekly Warm-Up: Photographs that Capture Sacrifice

We observe Veterans Day to reflect on the sacrifice and bravery of the men and women who serve in our armed forces. Originally, Veterans Day was known as Armistice Day, and it was a celebration of the end of World War I on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918. The United States also chose Armistice Day as a chance … Continue reading Weekly Warm-Up: Photographs that Capture Sacrifice

Towering Memorial

WORLD The poppy exhibition at the Tower of London has become a national sensation, with some 4 million people expected to have seen it by the time the last of the poppies is planted on Nov. 11, the day the war ended in 1918. (Washington Post) Use our resources to better understand Armistice Day. Teachers, scroll down of a short list of key resources in … Continue reading Towering Memorial