Using Primary Sources to Uncover the True Thanksgiving Story

Students use primary sources to evaluate the accuracy of the Thanksgiving story. In this critical thinking instructional activity, students work in cooperative learning groups and identify various myths of the first Thanksgiving, assess the value of primary sources in determining the origin of the first Thanksgiving, and examine the Native American role in the story.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 7th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Research
Usage Permissions
Fine Print: Educational Use