Presentation of Pilgrims
Students are given a category to research (clothes, life before the New World, the voyage, etc.) about Pilgrim life. s Students, in groups, create presentations using software program such as PowerPoint.
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The journey aboard the Mayflower in 1620 was long and arduous for the Pilgrims set for the New World. Learn about the difficulties of the expedition, including the extended timeframe and cramped quarters, with an informative reading...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Thanksgiving 1—Pilgrims and American Indians
The Pilgrims first arrived in America in order to gain religious freedom. Here is a lesson plan that takes the class on this journey with the Pilgrims, stopping to look at how they got here, who they met when they arrived, and a peek...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The American Revolution Introduction
Young historians create a replica of Jamestown Virginia, analyze the Mayflower Compact, practice penmanship by copying a famous quote by William Bradford, and read a great informational text on the beginnings of colonial America with a...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
From the objectives of Pope Urban II to lasting consequences, offer your young historians a broad overview of the crusades in the Middle Age with this PowerPoint presentation. It includes brief facts and images to explain the series of...
6th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The First Thanksgiving (Grades 6-8)
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...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed