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The History of Thanksgiving Day
Third graders study the history of Thanksgiving. In this holiday lesson plan, 3rd graders read about the history of Thanksgiving, complete vocabulary activities, and write a journal entry from the point of view of someone who lived during that era.
3rd Language Arts 3 Views 64 Downloads
Thanksgiving Turkey Napkin Holder
Studens create turkey napkin holders. They discuss how Thanksgiving originated and why we celebrate this holiday. They create their napkin holders using craft sticks, glue guns, construction paper, feathers, and glitter.
1st Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 16 Downloads
Thanksgiving Art Lesson
Students explore holidays by creating artful hats in class. In this Thanksgiving lesson, students discuss the history of the important holiday and the people involved with the first Thanksgiving. Students create pilgrim style hats with construction paper and wear them for a class function.
1st - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 18 Downloads
Thinking of Thanksgiving Powerpoint
Students create a PowerPoint about Thanksgiving. They access the Internet to research the history of Thanksgiving. Students create a poem about Thanksgiving and compose a short paragraph regarding Thanksgiving. They work individually on presentations.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 45 Downloads
Thanksgiving Long Ago and Today
Students compare Thanksgiving today and long ago. In this history of Thanksgiving lesson plan, students draw a picture of their idea of Thanksgiving. Students are then introduced the the Pilgrims first Thanksgiving. Students read books and view pictures of different ideas of Thanksgiving.
Pre-K - K Language Arts 3 Views 48 Downloads
First graders examine the history of the first Thanksgiving and compare the first Thanksgiving with how we celebrate it today. They listen to and discuss the book "The Pilgrims' First Thanksgiving," answer discussion questions about the book, unscramble the letters for the word "Thanksgiving," and cut out feathers to add to a turkey bulletin board.
1st Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
Thanksgiving Poetry Lesson Plan
Students use the Tanka form of Japanese poetry to write a Thanksgiving poem. In this Japanese poetry lesson, students review a Tanka style poem and compose an original poem about Thanksgiving. Students will also write an Acrostic poem.
K - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 18 Downloads
Over the River and Through the Woods
Students analyze the poem "Over the River and Through the Woods." In this poetry activity, students read the poem and create a summary. Students create a Powerpoint presentation to demonstrate their understanding of the poem and its relation to Thanksgiving.
K - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads
Animal Issues: Let's Talk Turkey
Thanksgiving means an untimely demise for thousands of turkeys every year. This turkey Q and A provides nine questions bringing facts and statistics of turkey consumption to the discussion table. There is an answer key that provides full answers to each question, with statistics and historical facts to back them up.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 39 Downloads
Thanksgiving Guest Book And Power Point Presentation
Students listen, speak, write, illustrate, and read in response to a Thanksgiving story. After listening to the Thanksgiving story, they orally respond by stating who they would like to invite to Thanksgiving dinner. They write the sentence: " I will invite _______" and illustrate their sentence.
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 26 Downloads