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In this multiple choice activity about Thanksgiving, students read descriptions and choose the answer for the term being described. Students choose 10 answers.
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The Wampanoag Indians: A Thanksgiving Lesson
Students examine the culture of the Wampanoag Indians. They consider the background of Thanksgiving and what the holiday means to them today. Students access the Museum of Boston's excellent website, then complete a worksheet imbedded in...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
National Turkey Off to Disneyland
Students share their holiday traditions, then read about an American Thanksgiving custom. In this current events instructional activity, the teacher introduces the news article with a discussion and vocabulary activity, the students...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History
The First Thanksgiving - Pilgrim Study Unit
Students explain the origins of Thanksgiving. As a class, they list all the meanings, stories, and images that come into their minds when they hear the word "Thanksgiving." After reading about Thanksgiving, pairs of students create 4...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History
Thinking About Thanksgiving: Four Lessons Across the Curriculum
Bring two integrated curriculum resources about Thanksgiving to an elementary social studies unit. The first activity focuses on Squanto's contributions to the early Pilgrims' survival with a gardening activity in which learners add fish...
K - 8th Science