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Thanksgiving Lessons 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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Exploring/Comparing Pilgrim Children: Molly's Pilgrim

For Teachers 3rd
The fabulous book, Molly's Pilgrim is the centerpiece of this sociology lesson plan. Third graders will explore how pilgrims from the past are alike and different from pilgrims of today. After hearing the book read to them, small groups...
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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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Puritanism

For Teachers 7th - 8th
A few vital statistics about the Mayflower, and a note here and there regarding Plymouth and the Massachusetts Bay Colony make this a good review tool. Leaners are given basic facts about Puritanism, Puritan theology, and the effects of...
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Pilgrim Projects

For Teachers K - 12th
Finally! Here are some new and fresh ideas, across the curicullum, that can be used around the Thanksgiving holiday. The lesson is divided up into two sections: Beyond Turkey - Activities for Younger Students and, Beyond Turkey -...
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You Are the Historian: Investigating the First Thanksgiving

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students examine the facts and myths that surround the "First Thanksgiving" (the harvest celebration of 1621) at Plimoth Colony. They study the role that historians play in the collection and dissemination of history and use their...
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Pilgrims and Puritans

For Teachers 11th - 12th
With graphic organizers galore, learners will follow the changes of church and state in early colonial America. They look at the differences between the pilgrims and the puritans in terms of beliefs and life ways. Myths and...
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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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Thanksgiving Lesson Plan

For Teachers 1st - 4th
A great ESL lesson focuses on Thanksgiving, the Pilgrims, and the Mayflower. Printable versions of the Mayflower, a Thanksgiving booklet, a Pilgrim house pattern, and links to other free sites that offer all sorts of Thanksgiving...
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America: The Land We Live In: Landmarks

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students explore the concept of landmarks.  In this landmark lesson, students brainstorm different landmarks around their community and nationally.  Students then identify the patterns in Georgia O'Keeffe's paintings or landmarks. 
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Tracing Our Own Family Pilgrimages

For Teachers K - 4th
The Pilgrims may have arrived in North America by way of the Mayflower, but chances are, your class members' ancestors came to the United States in another way. Guide them through an exploration of their own heritage, countries of...
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Thanksgiving Word Search

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this Thanksgiving learning exercise, students analyze 12 words in a word bank that pertain to the Thanksgiving holiday. Students find these words in a word search puzzle.
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The Wampanoag Indians: A Thanksgiving Lesson

For Teachers 4th - 8th
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...
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The First Thanksgiving

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Why is Thanksgiving an important holiday to the Americans? Send your class on a mission to explore Plymouth colony and discover how the first Thanksgiving came to be. Who were the Wampanoags? How did they help the pilgrims? After...
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Differing Views of Pilgrims and Native Americans in Seventeenth Century New England

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Young scholars complete a graphic organizer comparing differing views.  In this compare and contrast lesson, students work in groups and read about the differing views of the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Indians.  Young scholars use a...
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Thanksgiving

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Random facts about Thanksgiving are noted in this PowerPoint. Tip: Assign a research project to your own class, where students create a slideshow about Thanksgiving--its history, as well as how their family celebrates the holiday.
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Pilgrim Immigration Lesson Plans: Then and Now

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Pilgrim immigration lesson plans offer more than a study of these early settlers. It gives students an insight into modern immigration.
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Thanksgiving Writing Prompts for Journal Writing

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students write their thoughts and feelings about Thanksgiving. In this writing instructional activity, students are given a different topic to write about each day involving Thanksgiving. Students also illustrate their writing.
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The History of the First Thanksgiving

For Teachers 1st
First graders complete a project about the first Thanksgiving.  In this history lesson plan, 1st graders read The Pilgrim's First Thanksgiving, answer comprehension questions, and complete a booklet about the first Thanksgiving.
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Life for the Pilgrims on the Mayflower and in the "New World"

For Teachers K - 4th
What was life like for the Pilgrims traveling on the Mayflower? Elementary historians explore the Pilgrims' experience on the Mayflower before creating a map of the journey a drawing of the ship.
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Third Grade Social Studies

For Teachers 3rd
In this social studies worksheet, 3rd graders complete multiple choice questions on the Pilgrims, government, economics, and more. Students complete 25 questions.
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Pilgrim Post Cards

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students explore Pilgrims. In this Pilgrims lesson, students discuss the lives of Pilgrims and how they survived coming to the new world. Students write a letter to a friend as if they were a Pilgrim in the new world. Students draw  a...
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Thanksgiving

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Teach little learners about the first Thanksgiving.  In this Thanksgiving instructional activity, young scholars discover what it was like to live during that time period.  Students compare and contrast the first Thanksgiving to their own.
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Wants Vs. Needs: The Pilgrims sail to America

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students work in groups to create a list of the items needed by the Pilgrims to bring to America.  In this wants vs. needs lesson, students must agree on what should be on the list. Students create their list by order of importance....