Memorial Day 2015

Daily News Article - May 22, 2015

Questions

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1. Why do the editors of USMemorialDay.org support moving the observance of Memorial Day to May 30th, from the last Monday in May?

2. a) Do you support moving the observance of Memorial Day to May 30th? Explain your answer.
b) Do you think those attempting to restore Memorial Day to its original day will be successful? Why or why not?

3. List the suggestions provided by USMemorialDay.org for how Americans should observe Memorial Day.

4. This year will you take part in any of the activities from question #3? Explain your answer.

5. How has this post inspired you? Explain your answer.

6. Ask at least one grandparent how his/her family, school and community commemorated Memorial Day when he/she was a teenager.

PLEASE NOTE: Daily posting and “Answers” emails will end for the school year on Friday, May 29th.