This would be interesting to post in the classroom. This isn't something we celebrate as Americans but it is a link to another culture. The questions it could raise would lead to great research and discussion.:
Poppy Flanders American Legion HEIRLOOM Seeds - John McCrae, a Canadian physician and soldier who served in World War I, immortalized the Flanders poppy, also known as corn poppy. His poem, “In Flanders Fields” spoke of these red poppies as reminders of those who had lost their lives in war. Scatter them in early spring or fall for your own personal memorial, or simply enjoy them for their glorious beauty.
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Lest We Forget Remembrance Poppy Brooch/Pin
☆☆ Lest We Forget Remembrance Poppy Brooch/Pin Since the first World War, the English Poppy has been associated with the remembrance of the fallen. The significance of the poppy as a lasting memorial symbol to the fallen was realised by the Canadian surgeon John McCrae in his poem In Flanders Fields. The poppy came to represent the immeasurable sacrifice made by his comrades and quickly became a lasting memorial to those who died in World War One and later conflicts. It was adopted by T...