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424 resources with the concept thanksgiving

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The Surprising Origin of Thanksgiving Foods

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Many of the foods pilgrims ate include foods people still eat at American Thanksgiving celebrations today. The turkey, a domesticated animal native to the Americas, often finds itself the center of attention on this holiday. Today's corn...
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The First Thanksgiving (Grades 6-8)

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Take your middle schoolers back to the first Thanksgiving with an engaging cross-curricular unit that ties together topics in social studies and ELA. While learning about he settlement at Plymouth young scholars participate in a series...
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Color the Turkey!

For Students 2nd - 4th
Celebrate the season! Your elementary Spanish learners will love coloring in this turkey prior to Thanksgiving Day. Each part of the turkey has a designated color, but learners must match up the number associated with each part with its...
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Turkey Touchdown

For Students K - 5th Standards
Touchdown! A Thanksgiving Day, football-themed learning game challenges mathematicians to answer addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division problems. After five correct answers, players aim and kick a field goal before the next...
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Thanksgiving Word Search

For Students 1st - 5th Standards
Scholars search through a crossword puzzle to locate a variety of words related to Thanksgiving. Either online or on paper, players highlight or circle their findings. Words disappear from a list after they've been located.  
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Thanksgiving Crossword Puzzle

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Solve an eight-question crossword puzzle all about Thanksgiving. Players click on rows and columns, read a question, and answer using the given letters. Hints are provided at a point cost. 
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Gobble Squabble

For Students K - 5th Standards
A Thanksgiving-themed interactive boosts addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division facts. Using the keyboard's arrows, players navigate a turkey through a maze, gobbling up as many berries as possible without getting tagged by...
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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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Myth and Truth: The First Thanksgiving

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Encourage learners to think critically about common myths regarding the Wampanoag Indians in Colonial America. They discover that behind every myth are many possible explanations—and that learning more about American history helps them...
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A Story of Survival: The Wampanoag and the English

For Students Pre-K - 4th Standards
Redesign your holiday celebrations with the aid of a lesson plan booklet packed with facts, images, maps, activities, and readings about the three-day feast that marked the English settlers' first successful harvest.
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Gratitude Journal

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
If you asked a fifth grader what went wrong in their day, you may get a more thorough answer than if you asked what went well. Help young learners find moments of gratitude throughout the week with a journal template that focuses on...
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The Pilgrims: Native American Relationship to the Land

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
An informative video sets the context for a lesson that asks young historians to consider how cultural values influence perspective. Groups compare the attitudes reflected in a journal entry of a member of the Plymouth Colony to those of...
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November Bell Ringers

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
All things November in a set of 32 bell ringer ideas to get you through the month. From writing about November to writing about colors and feelings in fall, these bell ringers are fun and allow creative writing practice.
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Thanksgiving | All About the Holidays

For Students 2nd - 6th
What happens on the fourth Thursday in November? Thanksgiving! Watch a video that introduces young viewers to this American holiday.
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Why I’m Grateful

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
What are you grateful for, and why? Learners respond to six open-ended questions or statements by writing what they are grateful for this week, why they are grateful for their family and themselves, and other things they are grateful for...
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Thanksgiving Interactive: You are the Historian

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Take on the roles of two very different individuals living together during the same time: a pilgrim and a member from the Wampanoag Tribe. As learners navigate through the interactive, each click takes them to a part of each village to...
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The Pilgrims: Alliance with Massasoit’s People and the First Thanksgiving

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Is the story of the First Thanksgiving actually all it's said to have been? Watch a video that sheds light on the event, who Samoset and Massasoit were, and what the First Thanksgiving was really all about.
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Thanksgiving Turkey—Holiday Subtraction

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
It's time to practice 2-digit subtraction up to 20 the fun way. Learners solve a grid full of subtraction problems and then color each square the appropriate color according to the key. The final picture: a turkey!
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Thanksgiving Pilgrim—Holiday Subtraction

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
What's the mystery picture? Pupils solve the subtraction problems in each square. Then they use the key at the bottom to determine the color of the square. 
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50 Month-by-Month Draw and Write Prompts

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Use a set of 50 writing prompts all year long with topics including back to school, the 100th day of school, and everything in between. This must-have resource is sure to get young writers on their way to becoming experienced writers.
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Thanksgiving Math Worksheets Grades 5–8

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Gobble these math worksheets up just in time for Thanksgiving. From problem solving to graphing, class members practice their math skills with a collection packed with Thanksgiving-themed worksheets.
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Thanksgiving

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Introduce the basics of Thanksgiving with a language arts lesson. As pupils practice observation skills, vocabulary, and reading comprehension, they design paper turkeys by outlining their hands and feet and by singing an engaging...
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A Rafter of Turkeys

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
How did that turkey get from the early Aztec culture to your table? Learn about the history of wild and domesticated turkeys in North America, as well as their inclusion in Thanksgiving traditions, with a two-part agricultural science...
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The Mayflower

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
The journey aboard the Mayflower in 1620 was long and arduous for the Pilgrims set for the New World. Learn about the difficulties of the expedition, including the extended timeframe and cramped quarters, with an informative reading...