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123 resources with the keyterm pilgrims

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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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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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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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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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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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Comparisons

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this making comparisons in history learning exercise, learners read 8 statements. Students put a C after statements that refer only to Columbus's voyage. Learners put a P for those that refer only to the Pilgrims, a B for those that...
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The First Thanksgiving

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
A quintessential resource for teaching an elementary unit on the first Thanksgiving addresses a variety of skills, including informational reading, critical thinking, comparing and contrasting facts, technology tools, and historical...
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Teaching About the First Thanksgiving

For Teachers Pre-K - 8th
Learners 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 the...
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Thanksgiving Word Search

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this Thanksgiving worksheet, 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 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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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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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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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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Volunteering Requires Freedom of Choice

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars explore ways to volunteer. In this volunteerism and philanthropy lesson plan, students brainstorm how the early Americans benefited from philanthropy, then discuss how others benefit from our philanthropy and how we choose...
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Playing Chaucer's Pilgrims

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students dress like Chaucer's pilgrims in the Prologue to the Canterbury Tales and act out a skit revealing Chaucer's description of each pilgrim.
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Past Tense Verbs

For Students 1st - 3rd
This activity, which focuses on the Pilgrims, has students practice the use of past tense verbs. Students in the lower grades could complete this fill-in-the-blank worksheet as a review of information learned about Thanksgiving.
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Questions About Thanksgiving

For Students 3rd - 5th
This writing worksheet asks students to read and rewrite 5 statements associated with Thanksgiving into questions. This worksheet would be quite useful when teaching students the differences between declarative and interrogative sentences.
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Using Math to Draw the Mayflower

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders access information from a website about the Pilgrims trip on the Mayflower and discuss the number of people on the ship and the time they spent on the ship. They draw, label and measure the Mayflower to perspective.
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Choosing Plymouth - Pilgrim Study Unit

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students identify the principal physical features the Pilgrims considered when choosing the location of Plymouth. They create a postcard to send to a friend in Europe as if they were a Pilgrim; illustrating one aspect of the settling in...
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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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Settling the Plymouth Colony

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students use the Internet and graphic organizers to research the Plymouth Colony the experience of the Pilgrims. Students compare and contrast different colonies and develop a timeline showcasing their research.
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Modern Day Pilgrims

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore how modern day immigrants may be pilgrims in their own respect. They learn what immigrants and pilgrims are, and be assigned to demonstrate learning about an immigrant in their ancestry.