Thanksgiving Teacher Resources
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Introduction to Indians and the First Thanksgiving
Pupils use yarn to create a timeline of the first Thanksgiving. After a class discussion, they view pictures of artifacts and Native Americans to identify the tools and items present during the first Thanksgiving. In groups, they travel between stations to examine the various aspects of Native American life.
K Social Studies & History 3 Views 37 Downloads
Thanksgiving Scavenger Hunt
Second graders complete a scavenger hunt on the World Wide Web in which they locate facts about Thanksgiving using a Power Point presentation. Once they are done answering the questions of the hunt, they take turns typing their answers in a Word document.
2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Fifth graders investigate the significant people, events, and developments in the early history of the United States. They examine a timeline in their social studies textbook and discuss how a timeline works. In pairs they create a timeline about Thanksgiving.
5th Social Studies & History 10 Views 19 Downloads
A Turkey for Thanksgiving - Lesson #1
Students identify story elements in a book about Thanksgiving. In this reading comprehension lesson, students read the book A Turkey for Thanksgiving and identify the plot, setting and characters in the story. Students create a tally chart to show their favorite holidays as well.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 37 Downloads
Don't Eat Me For Thanksgiving Dinner - A Writing Lesson Plan
Students explore the holiday of Thanksgiving by researching turkeys. In this animal characteristic lesson, students create a t-chart listing reasons why people should and should not eat turkeys. Students analyze paragraph formats while writing about reasons they oppose turkey eating.
1st - 2nd Health 5 Views 47 Downloads
Students create a Thanksgiving cornucopia basket. In this symbols lesson, students discover that the cornucopia is a symbol to Americans of Thanksgiving. Students cut pictures from magazines of items that belong in a cornucopia and paste them into their own cornucopia.
3rd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 15 Downloads
Use the Tool Factory Workshop to have your class create a list of people to invite to their Thanksgiving Feast.They will take pictures related to the fall season and create invitations using Tool Factory Database. Students make a grocery list of items using a spreadsheet function.
7th - 9th Health 3 Views 21 Downloads
First graders identify symbols associated with special days and give reasons for observing holidays. They compare families of long ago with todya and talk about the first Thanksgiving and how it is celebrated in modern times. For homework, 1st graders create a diarama of how their family celebrates Thanksgiving.
1st Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads