Who Were the Pilgrims?
Third graders examine the journey the Pilgrims went on and why they left their land. They study the colony of Plymouth, the true meaning of the word Pilgrim, and the fact that Pilgrims still exist today.
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Thanksgiving 2—The Pilgrim Story and My Immigrant Story
The tradition of the First Thanksgiving is really a story of immigration. Connect the feelings and customs of the early Pilgrims to the experiences of the immigrants in your class with an introduction to the 13 colonies, the Mayflower,...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History
Thanksgiving 1—Pilgrims and American Indians
The Pilgrims first arrived in America in order to gain religious freedom. Here is a lesson 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 a peek into...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Tracing Our Own Family Pilgrimages
The Pilgrims may have arrived in North America by way of the Mayflower, but chances are, your class members' ancestors came to the United States in another way. Guide them through an exploration of their own heritage, countries of...
K - 4th Social Studies & History