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The First Thanksgiving (Grades 6-8)Lesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
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...
The Story of ThanksgivingLesson Planet
19 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
To many the first Thanksgiving conjures images of pies and cranberry sauce. However, it actually had a lot of cod, lobster, eels, and clams—and it likely wasn't even in Massachusetts! It took a long time (and a Civil War) for the holiday...
The Pilgrims: Alliance with Massasoit’s People and the First ThanksgivingLesson Planet
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.
The Surprising Origin of Thanksgiving FoodsLesson Planet
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Many of the foods pilgrims ate include foods people still eat at American Thanksgiving celebrations today. The turkey, a domesticated animal native to the Americas, often finds itself the center of attention on this holiday. Today's corn...
Beginner Level Thanksgiving ESL Lesson PlanLesson Planet
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Thanksgiving is a cherished tradition in the United States and Canada. Introduce the beginnings of the Thanksgiving celebration with a resource that features reading comprehension activities, vocabulary exercises, and a short writing...
You Are the Historian: Investigating the First ThanksgivingLesson Planet
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...
Myth and Truth: The First Thanksgiving
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewEncourage 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...
Thanksgiving 3—TraditionsLesson Planet
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Thanksgiving is a treasured national holiday, but it can look different from table to table. Through a reading passage, real-world images, and class discussion, scholars take a look into Thanksgiving's importance to the United States of...
The Great Thanksgiving ListenLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
StoryCorp provides a resource that captures and preserves the remembrances of family or community elders. Prior to the Thanksgiving holiday, class members select a person they want to interview, record the conversation, and then upload...
Thinking About Thanksgiving: Lessons Across the CurriculumLesson Planet
K - 8th
Bring two integrated curriculum resources about Thanksgiving to an elementary social studies unit. The first activity focuses on Squanto's contributions to the early Pilgrims' survival with a gardening activity in which learners add fish...