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Third graders compare modern pilgrims/ immigrants to the first pilgrims using a double-bubble map. They describe how individuals, events and ideas have changed over time. A circle map is used to define content in text.
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First Thanksgiving Teacher's Guide
Learners research information about the Mayflower, Pilgrims, the Plymouth Colony, the Wampanoags, and the first Thanksgiving. They take an online tour of the Mayflower, interpret timelines, create a postcard, and compare and contrast the...
K - 8th Social Studies & History
Pilgrim Heritage and Ancestory
Learners explore immigrants and immigration to the United States. They define and explain their definition of the term pilgrim. Students evaluate the goals of their ancestors as they arrived in America. Learners research and design a...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History
Exploring/Comparing Pilgrim Children: Molly's Pilgrim
The fabulous book, Molly's Pilgrim is the centerpiece of this sociology lesson plan. Third graders will explore how pilgrims from the past are alike and different from pilgrims of today. After hearing the book read to them, small groups...
3rd English Language Arts
You Are the Historian: Investigating the First Thanksgiving
Learners 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...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History