Miles Standish Teacher Resources
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Thanksgiving: A Celebration of Gratitude
Students complete a unit about Thanksgiving that is centered around the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Indians. They read and discuss books, create a mural, complete a worksheet about five blessings in their life, prepare recipes from the first Thanksgiving, and construct and play a Native American game.
1st - 2nd Social Studies & History
Learners examine the importance of celebrations in life. In this celebrations lesson, students determine what type of celebrations people participate in especially those that focus on corn. They read about different celebrations including Native American harvest festivities and Kwanzaa.
Pre-K - 6th Social Studies & History
The Mayflower Compact
Students discuss the responsibilities of the colonists in establishing a new colony. They formulate a social compact in class after a discussion of the Mayflower Compact and construct a policy statement and an action plan to achieve one or more goals related to an issue of public concern.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Social Studies: Classroom "Mayflower" Compact
Young scholars examine the Mayflower Compact prior to creating their own classroom version. In groups, they select rules from their student handbooks and justify why they should remain or be omitted. As a class, students brainstorm a list of rules , have class members sign it, and post them in the room.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Longer Than A 3 Hour Tour
Fifth graders investigate the colony found in Plymouth during the founding of America and conduct research using the internet and a variety of resources. The information is used in order to create a class presentation. They focus upon the relationships of the colonists and the Wampanoag Tribe.
5th English Language Arts