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The Pilgrims: European Plague in Native New England, 1616-1619
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Before the Pilgrims' arrival to New England, a vicious plague swept across New England and wiped out over 50% of the Native American people from Maine to Massachusetts. Watch a video that examines this devastation and the role it played...
The Pilgrims: The First Winter
2 mins 4th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
After over 66 days of sailing across the Atlantic on the Mayflower, the Pilgrims met their worst enemy: winter. Watch a video that discusses the difficulties and deaths the passengers faced once they arrived to Plymouth during the winter...
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.
Differing Views of Pilgrims and Native Americans in Seventeenth Century New England
4th - 5th
Students complete a graphic organizer comparing differing views. In this compare and contrast lesson plan, students work in groups and read about the differing views of the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Indians. Students use a graphic...
A Journey to the New World: Christopher Columbus and the Pilgrims
It's not often that you come across lessons designed for kindergartners about Christopher Columbus and the pilgrims. Here's just such a series of lessons. By listening to stories, making illustrations, dramatizing plays, and reciting...
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...
The Pilgrims: William Bradford
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
As a young boy, William Bradford was drawn to the Separatist idea that Christ could be with a person through prayer and worship. But soon after the Separatists arrived to Plymouth, the experiment in the New England had failed. Watch a...
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,...