Mayflower Voyage & Thanksgiving Quilt
Students study the Mayflower, Pilgrims and the origin of Thanksgiving, and create a quilt square depicting what students are most thankful for.
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Thanksgiving 2—The Pilgrim Story and My Immigrant Story
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,...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History
Exploring/Comparing Pilgrim Children: On the Mayflower
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...
3rd Social Studies & History
Thanksgiving Lessons Grades 3-5
Students explore the first Thanksgiving. For this holiday lesson, students create a KWL chart on what they know about the first Thanksgiving and conduct Internet research on this topic. Students use a Venn diagram to compare and contrast...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History