EL Civics for ESL Students

Memorial Day Lesson, Page 3

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Tomb of Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia

Are unknown soldiers honored?

  • Yes, they are.

  • The President gives a speech and lays a wreath in front of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

  • The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is in Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.


U.S. Flags Mark Graves for Memorial Day

How do relatives and friends remember deceased soldiers on Memorial Day?

  • They decorate their graves with flowers and flags.


Family Picnic in Park

What else do families do on this special holiday?

  • They have a picnic in a park.

  • They relax and spend time with each other.

  • They go to the beach.

  • They watch patriotic parades.

  • They fly the American flag at half-mast.

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