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The Constitution of Madinah and the Mayflower Compact

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What parallels exist between the Constitution of Madinah (622 CE) and the Mayflower Compact (1620 CE)? Give your students a new perspective on both the history of Islam and the foundation of America with this lesson, which includes three...
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The Pilgrims: Mayflower Compact

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
What was the Mayflower Compact? Watch a video that explains the purpose of coming to New England on the Mayflower and the social compact that bound the Pilgrims to the government and laws that would be created in the new land.
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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...
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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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Thanksgiving Cartesian Art: Mayflower

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
How did the Pilgrims arrive to America? Middle schoolers graph ordered pairs on a coordinate system, connect the points, and discover a mystery picture—the Mayflower.
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The Pilgrims: Mayflower Descendants

For Students 3rd - 5th
John Howland was a passenger on the Mayflower who's had many famous descendants. What's so special about name on the manifest? Watch to find out.
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Exploring/Comparing Pilgrim Children: On the Mayflower

For Teachers 3rd
It all begins with the book On the Mayflower, by Kate Walsh. Third graders will review vocabulary from the book then get into groups to participate in four different learning centers focused on the idea that things, people, and ideas...
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Voyage on the Mayflower for Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Following an online activity, scholars complete a Grafitti Wall in which small groups write words and phrases on chart paper pertaining to Pilgrims, the Mayflower, and Thanksgiving. Pupils perform a close reading then answer a series of...
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Voyage on the Mayflower

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
After completing an online activity about the Mayflower, scholars draw a picture about what they know of the Thanksgiving holiday, including a one-sentence summary. A reading of If You Were at the First Thanksgiving by Anne Kamma is the...
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Voyage on the Mayflower for Grades 6–8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Imagine living in the hold of a sailing ship for 63 days, enduring rough seas and autumn storms. As part of a study of the voyage of the Mayflower, class members examine an online resource that details life about the ship, watch a slide...
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Journey to a New World: Sail on the Mayflower Game

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Storms, leaks, torn sails, no fresh food. Class members encounter some of the challenges the Pilgrims faced on the Mayflower by playing a game called Journey to a New World.
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Understanding the Context: The Mayflower Compact

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Scholars obtain a brief background of the Mayflower Compact, read its contents, and answer two questions that look at the passage's context to enhance reading comprehension.     
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The Mayflower Compact

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore the events leading up to the Mayflower Compact. In this government instructional activity, 4th graders have a teacher-led class discussion on the importance of government, then complete a worksheet on the topic.
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Make a Mini Mayflower

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students discover the importance and history behind the Thanksgiving feast. Using walnut shells and toothpicks, they construct models of the Mayflower and simulate giving them to the Native Americans for helping the Pilgrims survive.
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Mayflower Compact

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Learners explore the Pilgrims and the Mayflower Compact. They practice these concepts by examining the school rules.
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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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The Mayflower Compact

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders investigate historical documents of the United States by reading the Mayflower Compact.  In this U.S. History activity, 8th graders analyze the wording of the original Mayflower Compact of the first U.S. settlers and...
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Measuring Up on the Mayflower

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders use a meter tape to compare the length of the Mayflower to a basketball court and make homemade butter for crackers. Afterward, all students sit inside the makeshift Mayflower's dimensions and enjoy their Pilgrim butter.
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Gift for the Indians: Model of the Mayflower in the Ocean

For Teachers K
Students build a miniature replica of the Mayflower. They make the boat float in a cup of water while studying the concept of gift giving on Feast Day.
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The Settlement of New England

For Teachers 8th - 11th
A thorough exploration of the Puritan Migration and settlement of Plymouth, this presentation is sure to engage your young historians with its clear maps and historical documents. The presentation differentiates the philosophies of...
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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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Document Analysis: The Mayflower Compact

For Students 3rd - 6th
Here's a great comprehension worksheet that models for young readers how to focus on short sections of a complicated text and then to create a summary of the entire document based on their understanding of the sections.
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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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The Trip of the Speedwell and the Mayflower

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the hardships Pilgrims faced on the Mayflower and Speedwell. In this Pilgrim lesson, 4th graders listen to an account of the Pilgrim's voyage from Plymouth, England to present day Massachusetts. Students sit in...

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