Students research the first Thanksgiving and practice writing first person narratives as they create a digital story about a passenger on the Mayflower and the harvest that took place in 1621.
4th - 5th English Language Arts 3 Views 19 Downloads
You Are the Historian: Investigating the First Thanksgiving
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...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History
First Thanksgiving Teacher's Guide
Young scholars 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...
K - 12th Social Studies & History
Thinking About Thanksgiving: Four Lessons Across the Curriculum
Four integrated curriculum resources about Thanksgiving range from the study of primary documents about the first Thanksgiving to Venn diagrams that compare early holiday traditions with contemporary ones to hands-on experiments that...
K - 8th Visual & Performing Arts