Memorial Day. by Meghan Akridge. What is Memorial Day?. Memorial Day is a United States federal holiday observed on the last Monday of May (on May 25 in 2009). It commemorates U.S. men and women who died while in the military.
by Meghan Akridge
Families and businesses often put out American Flags.
Families celebrate “the beginning of summer by playing sports and spending time with friends and relatives.
Parades are held on military bases and in communities around the country.
Families and friends visit gravesites of fallen soldiers.
Write about something you could do on memorial day in your journal.
Go to a picnic
Raise a flag
Go to a memorial
March in a parade