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The Constitution of Madinah and the Mayflower Compact

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What parallels exist between the Constitution of Madinah (622 CE) and the Mayflower Compact (1620 CE)? Give your students a new perspective on both the history of Islam and the foundation of America with this instructional activity,...
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The Pilgrims: Mayflower Compact

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
What was the Mayflower Compact? Watch a video that explains the purpose of coming to New England on the Mayflower and the social compact that bound the Pilgrims to the government and laws that would be created in the new land.
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On This Day: Mayflower Compact

For Students 7th - Higher Ed Standards
Learners consider how the Mayflower Compact created a sense of order for the new residents of North America. Video clips include a scholar and a re-enactor playing Plymouth Gov. William Bradford, and others include Native American...
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Document Analysis: The Mayflower Compact

For Students 3rd - 6th
Here's a great comprehension worksheet that models for young readers how to focus on short sections of a complicated text and then to create a summary of the entire document based on their understanding of the sections.
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Understanding the Context: The Mayflower Compact

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Scholars obtain a brief background of the Mayflower Compact, read its contents, and answer two questions that look at the passage's context to enhance reading comprehension.     
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Compact-Ness

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Creating a definition may be easier than it sounds! Give your classes experience creating their own definition. Scholars examine the meaning of the compact-ness of a scatter plot and create their own definitions based on measurements. 
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The Mayflower Compact

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore the events leading up to the Mayflower Compact. In this government lesson, 4th graders have a teacher-led class discussion on the importance of government, then complete a worksheet on the topic.
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Mayflower Compact

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students explore the Pilgrims and the Mayflower Compact. They practice these concepts by examining the school rules.
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English Settlements: Religious Diversity

For Teachers 10th - 12th
There is so much to know about early British colonists in the Americas. This resource describes the religious diversity and acts found among the first colonies in New England. Starting with an in-depth discussion on the Mayflower...
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Why Are Compact Fluorescent Bulbs More Efficient?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Compact fluorescent bulbs are the easiest way to increase energy efficiency around the house. But why? Science scholars compare CF bulbs with their incandescent counterparts using a simple test. A solar-powered toy illuminates the...
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Compacting Cardboard

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Create environmentally conscious mathematicians! A hands-on investigation has learners compare the size of boxes before and after they are broken down. Scholars simulate compacting the cardboard using the weight of textbooks. After...
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Spelling - Compacting (Grades 3-5)

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students use compacting when learning spelling words. For this spelling lesson, students take a pre-test on their weekly spelling words. Students who score 100% are exempt from spelling and those who miss 0-2 words compact their studying...
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The Mayflower Compact

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students explore the concept of social contracts. In this Mayflower Compact lesson, students read handouts regarding the compact and participate in a classroom activity that requires them to author a social contract.
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A Workable Mayflower Compact

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students analyze the historical significance of the Mayflower Compact in the establishment of Plymouth colony. Working in groups, students identify the reasons why a colony at Plymouth had to be established. Groups work to create...
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I Declare, I believe this document May Flower!"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The Mayflower Compact, the Declaration of Independence, the US Constitution, and the Bill of Rights are used as the text for a series of activities. After being assigned one of these documents, groups highlight key words and isolate the...
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The Mayflower Compact: Freedom Contract

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars read historical documents. For this freedom lesson, students discuss the freedoms they have, such as whom to play with at recess, and how the pilgrims must have felt when they landed in America. Young scholars read The...
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The Mayflower Compact

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Curriculum Compacting (Grade 3-5)

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine the use of curriculum compacting when learning math concepts. In this curriculum compacting lesson plan, 4th graders complete a math assessment before deciding on which compacting activities they will do to master...
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The Mayflower Compact-Freedom Contract

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine the main goal of the Pilgrims and the first amendment of the Constitution. They read and discuss "The Mayflower Compact," role-play excerpts of the reading, and write a journal entry.
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The Mayflower Compact

For Students 4th - 5th
In this history activity, students will draw the path of the Mayflower on a map and fill in the missing words on the Mayflower Compact.
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Rules, Rules, Rules

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders create their classroom rules.  In this Mayflower Compact lesson plan, 4th graders listen to the Plymouth story and learn about the Mayflower Compact.  Students analyze the Mayflower Compact and create a class compact of...
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The Mayflower Compact Started It

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine the role the Mayflower Compact had in aiding the common good. They analyze the importance of the Compact and what affect it had on the colony. They write a paper summarizing how they interpreted the Compact itself.
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The Mayflower Compact

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use primary source documents to discuss the Mayflower Compact and the story of the first Thanksgiving. They discover how the Pilgrims were influenced in developing a community and American democracy.
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The American Revolution Introduction

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Young historians create a replica of Jamestown Virginia, analyze the Mayflower Compact, practice penmanship by copying a famous quote by William Bradford, and read a great informational text on the beginnings of colonial America with a...

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