Thanksgiving Teacher Resources
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First Thanksgiving Teacher's Guide
Students research information about the Mayflower, Pilgrims, the Plymouth Colony, the Wampanoags, and the first Thanksgiving. They take an online tour of the Mayflower, interpret timelines, create a postcard, and compare and contrast...
K - 12th Social Studies & History
Turkey for Thanksgiving: ESL Lesson
Take your English learners through the process of preparing a turkey for Thanksgiving in this presentation. Complete with pictures and clear step-by-step explanations, the slides help to teach basic cooking vocabulary, such as checking...
7th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
National Turkey Off to Disneyland
Students share their holiday traditions, then read about an American Thanksgiving custom. In this current events lesson, the teacher introduces the news article with a discussion and vocabulary activity, the students participate in a...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History
The Pilgrims' First Thanksgiving
Students explore holidays by participating in class singing activities. In this Thanksgiving history lesson plan, students discuss the importance of Thanksgiving Day and read several poems which discuss the history of Thanksgiving....
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
New ReviewRead about the tumultuous beginning to the United States with an informational text passage about Colonial America. As young researchers peruse an article about the arrival of the Mayflower, the settlers' relationship to the neighboring...
11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Thanksgiving: A Celebration of Gratitude
Young scholars 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...
1st - 2nd Social Studies & History
The Wampanoag Indians: A Thanksgiving Lesson
Spark some lively conversation about American holiday traditions and debunk accepted notions about the first Thanksgiving at the same time. After reviewing the mainstream version of the Thanksgiving story with your class, offer some...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
A Turkey for Thanksgiving - Lesson #1
Students identify story elements in a book about Thanksgiving. For 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...
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts
Columbus Day/Thanksgiving Ships at Sea
Discover the meaning of Columbus Day and/or Thanksgiving by creating art from food. This activity focuses on making edible ships using easy to find food items. The class will investigate the journeys that were taken for either of these...
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts