The First Thanksgiving

Learners complete internet research on the first Thanksgiving, the Mayflower, Pilgrims, Plymouth Colony and the Wampanoags. Using specified websites, they visit the ship of the Mayflower, and experience Mayflower interviews. Students write a diary as if they were a Pilgrim on the Mayflower. They research settlers' motivations and preparations for sailing to the New World. Additional hands-on activities are listed.

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