Do Now and Time Filler ideas for Memorial Day

Memorial Day – Word Puzzles & Literacy

Literacy worksheets and word puzzles teacher resources for Memorial Day

14 no-prep Word Puzzles and Literacy Worksheets for Memorial Day

Memorial Day (originally Decoration Day) is a US holiday honoring and mourning the US military personnel who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Since 1971 it has been observed on the last Monday of May and is also considered the unofficial beginning of summer.

Our resource terms cover plenty of opportunities for you to introduce and respectfully talk about Memorial Day. They include Veterans, Sacrifice, Freedom, Military, Service and more.

See Keywords (below) or try the Memorial Day Free Sample Pack.

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The Literacy & Word Puzzles Pack includes:

  • AlphaBoxes: Pre-test students knowledge of topic and vocabulary.
  • Find-A-Word + Anagram FAW: Quick lesson filler. Keywords. Spelling.
  • Glossary Builder: Students read, research keyword terms and definitions.
  • Great for a “Do Now” activity at the start of a lesson or time fillers.

Memorial Day – Word Puzzle Pack features:

  • Naught Prep Printables >> Print and go!
  • Printer friendly – B&W or Color – Low ink use.
  • 25+ targeted keyword terms and definitions for each topic.
  • Multi versions of puzzles: class variety, individual work, reduce cheating.
  • Varying levels of challenges, difficulty, test depth of knowledge.
  • Solutions provided for all activities.
  • More Word Puzzle & Literacy resources from RBS.
  • Zip download includes resources in PDF format.

Memorial Day Literacy + Word Puzzles activities:

  • AlphaBoxes intro activity sheet.
  • Anagram FAW puzzles.
  • Definition / Glossary builder.
  • Find-A-Word puzzles.

Memorial Day Keyword Terms include:

  • Memorial Day
  • Graves
  • Honor
  • Military
  • Observance
  • Half Mast
  • National
  • Taps
  • Anthem
  • Flags
  • and 15 more…

Memorial Day – RBS Resources:


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