First Thanksgiving Unit for Kindergarten and First Grade

First Thanksgiving Unit for Kindergarten and First Grade
First Thanksgiving Unit for Kindergarten and First Grade
First Thanksgiving Unit for Kindergarten and First Grade
First Thanksgiving Unit for Kindergarten and First Grade
First Thanksgiving Unit for Kindergarten and First Grade
First Thanksgiving Unit for Kindergarten and First Grade
First Thanksgiving Unit for Kindergarten and First Grade
First Thanksgiving Unit for Kindergarten and First Grade
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Sail on the Mayflower and experience life as a Pilgrim and Native American during this first Thanksgiving unit for kindergarten and first grade! The week-long comprehensive unit includes detailed daily lesson plans with literature suggestions. It incorporates reading, writing, math, history, handwriting, and art. It also includes a STEM activity and links to videos that complement the unit study.

Click on the PREVIEW to read each lesson plan, see the Week-at-a-Glance planning sheet, as well as examples of printables and art projects.

Teacher Features You’ll Love:
• Detailed daily lesson plans
• Week-at-a-glance planning guide
• Key concepts and objectives
• Extensive literature list
• Video links and QR codes
• Activity directions and printable templates

What’s Covered in the Unit?

Day 1: Journey of the Mayflower
• Moving Mayflower Craft
Mayflower STEM Challenge
• Journey on the Mayflower Writing Activity

Day 2: Life as a Pilgrim
• Compare and Contrast Pilgrims and People Today
• Life as a Pilgrim Lift-the-Flap Writing Activity
• Pilgrim Games

Day 3: Life as a Native American
• Life as a Native American Lift-the-Flap Writing Activity
• Indian Corn Craft
• Native American Games

Day 4: The First Thanksgiving
• First Thanksgiving Photo Album Writing Activity
• Five Senses and the First Thanksgiving Activity
• Thanksgiving Story Bracelet
• At the First Thanksgiving Craft

Day 5: How We Celebrate Thanksgiving
• Compare and Contrast Thanksgiving Then and Now
• My Thanksgiving Meal Writing Activity
Stuffed Turkey “I am thankful” Craft
• Pilgrim Pudding

Math Connections:
• Ordering numbers least to greatest
• Counting within 100
• Place value: tens and ones
• Addition and subtraction
• Ten frames and making ten
• Counting by 5 and 10
• Comparing numbers with >, <, =
• Graphing
• Time to the hour and half hour
• Measuring with nonstandard units
• Word problems

Literacy Connections:
• Thanksgiving word wall
• Beginning and ending letter sounds
• Read and draw words that begin with p
• Read and draw words that begin with th
• Make words with letters in “Thanksgiving”
• Punctuation
• Fixing mixed up sentences
• Nouns and verbs
• ABC order
• Pilgrims at Play sight word story
• Recipe for a Perfect Thanksgiving writing activity
• How to Cook a Turkey writing activity
• Turkey’s Great Escape writing activity

Questions? Feel free to email me at primarythemepark@gmail.com.

Find more cross-curricular units for K-1 HERE!

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Teaching Duration
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