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This Thanksgiving, use informational texts and research the Wampanoag tribe and their influence on the Pilgrims when they first settled in the New World. It addresses background information, key characteristics, how Squanto and other Native Americans helped the Pilgrims, and what lead to the first Thanksgiving. The materials in this unit are interactive and utilize multimodal strategies to increase student engagement and outcomes. The research unit is a comprehensive week long unit that integrates technology, vocabulary, writing, art, reading strategies and more! Students will respond to informational text by answering questions in a student booklet in a variety of formats. Students will learn vocabulary words by creating a picture vocabulary flip book. The vocabulary words are embedded throughout the unit to promote ample opportunities for learning.
Included with your purchase:
*The Wampanoag Tribe presentation slides: 14 slides
*How to Use page with daily activities.
*Student Workbook with comprehension questions: 7 pages plus a blackline option for the cover.
*7 colorful vocabulary cards with definitions (wigwam, longhouse, Squanto, mishoon, wampum, three sisters, Wampanoag tribe)
*Vocabulary word flip book with pictures
*Graphic Organizer Web
*Get the Gist Graphic Organizer (main idea)
*Writing paper (2 options for handwriting lines)
*Graphic Organizer for writing a paragraph (2 options for handwriting lines)
*Crossword puzzle with answer key
*Puzzle Pieces vocabulary match (word, picture and definition)
*The Wampanoag Tribe labels for pocket to store student work
*Photos for an Anchor Chart
*Wigwam SMART ART writing activity
Your download will be a zip file with a PDF of the PowerPoint presentation and the research unit.
Note: This unit is included in our MEGA Pocketbook Unit*The Story of the First Thanksgiving: Voyage on the Mayflower, Pilgrims, and Native Americans. It includes 183 pages of 3 separate units plus the mini booklet , bundled together for a discount of 20% off!
Units are also sold separately for $5.50 each if you did not need the entire bundle.
*Note: Please be aware of purchasing duplicates! This unit is included in the Mega Bundle listed above.