Why Lesson Planet?
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 fertilizer. Next, learners work on the second activity, in which they learn different ways to say Thank You around the world.
- See attached lessons for a math application activity, as well as a history lesson about the first Thanksgiving
- Resource also contains links to several other Thanksgiving-related online resources
- Provides all necessary worksheets
- Thanksgiving Then and Now
- Putting Turkey on a Table (or a Graph)
- Squanto's Gift: A Thanksgiving Science Lesson
- Say "Thank You" in 100 Languages