Giving Thanks Placemats
Students engage in a lesson that is concerned with the concept of Thanksgiving. They conduct research using a variety of resources and the information is used in order to create the context for brainstorming reasons to be thankful.
K - 5th Social Studies & History 34 Views 32 Downloads
New Review The Heroic Actions of the Passengers of Flight 93
Superman, Spiderman, New York City Firefighters, passengers on Flight 93. As part of a study of the events of 9/11, class members consider the heroic actions of the passengers on Flight 93, and then craft an essay comparing their...
5th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
An Immigrant’s Experience
After interviewing an immigrant about their voyage to the United States and first impressions of the country, young learners create a fictional series of journal entries and design an iMovie depicting their interviewee's story.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Giving Thanks to Mother Earth
Young scholars create an art project to be made into a laminated placemat to use during a classroom Thanksgiving feast. The lesson involves choosing at least three cutouts of elements of nature to glue onto a background page, drawing one...
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History
Thanksgiving: A Celebration of Gratitude
Students complete a unit about Thanksgiving that is centered around the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Indians. They read and discuss books, create a mural, complete a worksheet about five blessings in their life, prepare recipes from the...
1st - 2nd Social Studies & History
Thanksgiving - More Than a Thank You!
Here's a thought-provoking and engaging lesson for your charges. It's a Webquest about Thanksgiving. Groups of learners research Thanksgiving customs, history, and experiences. They are assigned the task of renaming Thanksgiving in order...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History