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Veterans Day: Cloze Activity
Fill in the blanks below using words from the word bank.
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Word Bank:
holiday
1918
flowers
honors
11:00
War
official
November
Canada
veterans
Armed
countries
called
ended
bloody
morning
Armistice
11th
Day
World

Veterans ________________, November 11, is a day on which many people around the world honor those who died at war. It began as a celebration of the peace after ________________ War I ________________. This date was chosen because on November 11, ________________, an armistice was signed that ended World ________________ I (it was signed early in the ________________, but went into effect at ________________ AM).

In the USA, ________________ 11 is called Veterans Day, and ________________ the men and women who served in the US ________________ Forces. Veterans Day was originally called ________________ Day in the USA. Armistice Day became an ________________ US federal ________________ in 1938. It was renamed Veterans Day in 1954, and became a holiday honoring all US ________________. Veterans Day is observed on November ________________ each year in the USA.

November 11 is called Armistice Day in many ________________ (including France, New Zealand, and others). In ________________, Australia, and the UK, November 11 is ________________ Remembrance Day or Poppy Day (named after the red ________________ that bloomed so profusely on the ________________ battlefields of Europe).


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