A Day At Plymouth Rock: A Non-Fiction Pilgrim Unit

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Invite your students to learn all about the Pilgrims voyage to America with this non-fiction Pilgrims unit! Stunning, real-life images bring this Pilgrim unit to life! Students who are struggling or are learning English will benefit from the use of real-life images as they construct meaning and explore the Pilgrims, their voyage, and the Mayflower.

Teaching students to read and comprehend non-fiction texts is no easy feat. While many students love the kinds of topics covered in non-fiction texts, they often find these types of books inaccessible to them.

This unit was designed to give young students a strong foundation and exposure to non-fiction texts and topics.

This complete resource effectively and easily bridges science, social studies, reading, and writing. The work is already done for you! All you need to do is print the resources, laminate them as you please, make copies and you are ready to go!

What you'll find inside:

Teacher Tips

*A full page of recommended mentor texts for the unit, recommended videos (with direct links to SafeShare), and a prep work checklist to help keep you organized.


*3 Leveled readers (below level, on level, and above level - approximate levels aa, A, and D)

*QR Codes for listening center

*Close reading passages

*Magazine articles with response pages (great for extension activities)

Writing & Vocabulary

*Mini word wall

*Writing prompts

*Vocabulary posters

*Vocabulary activities

*Create your own booklet (using non-fiction text features)


*Experiment directions

*Recording sheets (full-size and science journal size)

Graphic Organizers

*A variety of graphic organizers are included for you to choose from

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A Day At Plymouth Rock: A Non-Fiction Pilgrim Unit

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Total Pages
108 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Know and use various text features (e.g., headings, tables of contents, glossaries, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text.
With prompting and support, read informational texts appropriately complex for grade 1.
Read emergent-reader texts with purpose and understanding.


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