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Rules, Rules, Rules

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders create their classroom rules.  In this Mayflower Compact lesson, 4th graders listen to the Plymouth story and learn about the Mayflower Compact.  Students analyze the Mayflower Compact and create a class compact of...
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Sad Seasick Sailors

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars role play the voyage on the Mayflower. In this United States history lesson, students play the parts of Pilgrims and sailors and discuss how to solve various conflicts during the "journey."
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5th Grade Sample Unit Sheet

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders read in any textbook, about the French, Spanish and Dutch explorations. They choose any 5 questions from the back of the chapter to answer. Students listen to the tape and follow along in "America will Be." They watch a...
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The Mayflower Compact

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers use primary source documents to discuss the Mayflower Compact and the story of the first Thanksgiving. They discover how the Pilgrims were influenced in developing a community and American democracy.
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On the Mayflower Lesson Plan

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students build a model of the Mayflower inside of the classroom in order to learn about the voyage of the Mayflower and the hardships faced by its passengers. In this American history lesson, students work in small groups to construct...
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The Mayflower Compact Started It

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine the role the Mayflower Compact had in aiding the common good. They analyze the importance of the Compact and what affect it had on the colony. They write a paper summarizing how they interpreted the Compact itself.
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Plymouth Colony

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Read 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...
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Plimoth Plantation Virtual Field Trips

For Students 3rd - 8th
Take 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...
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Lesson Plan on the Mayflower, the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders write journal entries and a story based on the Mayflower era. They identify the roles of both the Pilgrims and Wampanoags in their writings.
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Gift for the Indians: Model of the Mayflower in the Ocean

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
  Students create a model of the Mayflower floating in the ocean, using a walnut shell and clay.  In this thanksgiving lesson, students discover the importance of giving thanks to the Indians that were native to America.  Also, students...
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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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Colonial Influences

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Peruse a comprehensive and succinct resource on the major principles of the United States Constitution, such as rule of law, due process, and limited resources. Worksheets and activities allow learners to not only examine these big...
2 In 2 Collections
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The American Revolution Introduction

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Young historians create a replica of Jamestown Virginia, analyze the Mayflower Compact, practice penmanship by copying a famous quote by William Bradford, and read a great informational text on the beginnings of colonial America with a...
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Thanksgiving 2—The Pilgrim Story and My Immigrant Story

For Teachers 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,...
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Mayflower and Speedwheel Trip to the New World

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders compare the voyage of the Speedwell versus the Mayflower. In this historical voyages lesson, 4th graders analyze the differences between the two voyages, learn about the conditions sailing aboard the Mayflower, and sing a...
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Thanksgiving : The Mayflower

For Teachers 1st
First graders identify what a pilgrim is and what it was like to travel on The Mayflower. They are read, If You Sailed on The Mayflower in 1620 by Ann McGovern
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The Mayflower

For Teachers All
Students learn the origin of Thanksgiving and what the early days of the Pilgrims were like by using a participatory activity, a group discussion, and a written activity about their reasons and the Pilgrims' reasons for giving thanks.
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Chapter 2: Vocabulary

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Life for the early colonists must have been very difficult. Fortunately, key concepts, vocabulary, and people from the colonial period will be no trouble for your class after they view this presentation. Here are 20 slides, each...
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The Meaning of America: Freedom and Religion

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The United States of America was founded on firm ideals of both the pursuit of happiness and a spirit of reverence. Through a close reading of Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The May-Pole of Merry Mount," you can examine what some consider was a...
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When is Thanksgiving? Colonizing America

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Discover the first attempts made to colonize and establish the first permanent English colonies in the North American region, from Sir Walter Raleigh's colony at Roanoke and settlement at Jamestown, Virginia to colonies in Maryland and...
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The First Thanksgiving: The Pilgrim’s Journey

For Teachers K
Students discuss history. In this pilgrims lesson, students discover what life was like for people coming over to the New World on the Mayflower. They participate in class discussions as the teacher navigates through a Scholastic website...
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The Arrival

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students construct classroom rules. In this philanthropy lesson, students investigate The Mayflower Compact made by the Pilgrims and use it as a guide to form their own classroom rules. Students work in small groups.
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Foundations of the Constitution

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore the Magna Carta and the Mayflower Compact.
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Searching for a New Home

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students investigate pilgrims. In this pilgrim instructional activity, students read the book If You Sailed on the Mayflower and identify the path from England to Holland on a map. Students write in a journal about how they would feel if...

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