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The First Thanksgiving Blank Scroll
In this writing template, students examine a rolled up scroll of blank lined paper with the title "The First Thanksgiving." Students may use this sheet for any writing purpose.
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Beginner Level Thanksgiving ESL Lesson Plan
Thanksgiving is a cherished tradition in the United States and Canada. Introduce the beginnings of the Thanksgiving celebration with a resource that features reading comprehension activities, vocabulary exercises, and a short writing...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Thanksgiving is a treasured national holiday, but it can look different from table to table. Through a reading passage, real-world images, and class discussion, scholars take a look into Thanksgiving's importance to the United States of...
3rd - 8th 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 instructional activity 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...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Thanksgiving Then and Now
Young scholars create a Venn diagram to compare the Pilgrim's "First Thanksgiving" with today's Thanksgiving celebration. They use one type of graphic organizer, a Venn diagram, talk and read about the Thanksgiving celebration of 1621 at...
K - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
The Pilgrims' First Thanksgiving
Students explore holidays by participating in class singing activities. In this Thanksgiving history activity, students discuss the importance of Thanksgiving Day and read several poems which discuss the history of Thanksgiving. Students...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
The Memory Box: Descriptive Writing
A great way to reinforce descriptive writing, this lesson serves as an exploration of adjectives and sensory words. First, pupils describe a family tradition using as many sensory details as they can. Then, they try to draw a scene from...
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable