The Mayflower

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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 passage.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Include the assignment in a homework packet or reading assessment
  • Bring to a lesson on the Pilgrims and the voyage to the New World in the seventeenth century
Classroom Considerations

  • The images on the worksheet are in color and may not be visible in black and white
  • Questions only address recall skills, not comprehension or analysis; consider augmenting with your own questions
  • An image references the Mayflower Compact, but the reading passage does not explain the document
Pros

  • Provides an answer key
  • Reading passage is full of interesting facts about the Pilgrims and the Mayflower
Cons

  • None
Common Core