A Tribute to Our Nation’s Veterans
Grades: 3 - 8

Video Description: Meet five veterans and learn their stories of service to our nation. Tour Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery and learn about its history and its mission to serve America’s veterans.

Type of Video: Documentary*
Unique Video ID: Military-21**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • Divide the class into groups and have each group view a different interview included. After viewing their interview, have them create a presentation to share with the rest of the class about what they learned.
  • Provide the video for students doing an independent project on serving in the military or about any of the conflicts that the individuals featured served in.


*Documentaries offer long form, in-depth exploration of a topic, location, person, etc. in the area of study.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.