On December 7, 71 years ago, there was an attack on Pearl Harbor. You can view pictures here: Pearl Harbor Attack.
The next day, we went to war in what would be World War II. President Roosevelt labeled Dec. 7, 1941, "a date which will live in infamy."
This weekend take time with your kids and look up pictures and read about this day and the events that followed after it.
Have your student write a Christmas letter to a serviceman or woman thanking them for their service during a time of year when they could be with their family, but they are protecting us.
It may seem small, but it woul mean so much.