The Story of the First Thanksgiving

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After reading about the basics of the First Thanksgiving meal, young readers respond to 10 short answer and multiple choice questions. They refer directly to the passage to find their answers.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Look up facts on Squanto, the First Thanksgiving, the Wampanoag people, and pictures of a wetu to generate further exploration of the topic
  • Use as an instructional tool, or give as independent practice
Classroom Considerations

  • Explain the footnotes at the bottom of the first page, and how they relate to the numbered words in the passage
  • Passage is a Lexile® 690 reading level; use with advanced second grade readers or higher grade levels

  • Comes with an answer key
  • The writing response questions include lined sentence strips to promote neat handwriting

  • None
Common Core