We found 41 resources with the concept the first thanksgiving
Plimoth Plantation Virtual Field Trips
1 hr 25 mins 3rd - 8th
New ReviewTake a virtual field trip to Plimoth Plantation with four video tours and a slideshow. Videos take viewers aboard the Mayflower, inside a pilgrim village, to a Wampanoag homesite, and the Plimoth Plantation. Slideshow pictures are...
The Story of Thanksgiving
19 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
To many the first Thanksgiving conjures images of pies and cranberry sauce. However, it actually had a lot of cod, lobster, eels, and clams—and it likely wasn't even in Massachusetts! It took a long time (and a Civil War) for the holiday...
The Pilgrims: Native American Relationship to the Land
1 min 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Thanksgiving Interactive: You are the Historian
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
The Pilgrims: Alliance with Massasoit’s People and the First Thanksgiving
5 mins 2nd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
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.
A Day of Thanks
Pre-K - 1st CCSS: Adaptable
Celebrate Thanksgiving with a collection of lessons, printables, and other resources for teaching about Thanksgiving in preschool, kindergarten, and first grade. The activities address skills in both social studies and language arts, with many resource connecting the holiday to science, math, art, and physical education.
Thanksgiving for Upper Elementary
3rd - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
This Thanksgiving, get in the festive spirit with a collection that offers a unit, and a variety of lesson plans, worksheets, and articles. Want more? Check out each article for additional resources to add to your learning experience and celebration.
Thanksgiving for Lower Elementary
Pre-K - 3rd
Add a bit of festive flare to your instruction with a collection designed to enhance a Thanksgiving holiday celebration. Take your pick from a variety of lesson plans, activities, worksheets, printables, presentation, and service learning projects, all geared towards lower elementary scholars.
Thanksgiving 2—The Pilgrim Story and My Immigrant Story
3rd - 8th
The tradition of the First Thanksgiving is really a story of immigration. Connect the feelings and customs of the early Pilgrims to the experiences of the immigrants in your class with an introduction to the 13 colonies, the Mayflower,...