Thanksgiving is the perfect time to introduce stories of the Pilgrims. Sarah Morton's Day and Samuel Eaton's Day are popular literature written by the author Kate Waters. These books contain information about the Pilgrims' lifestyle in the New World and are written from the child's point of view.
This unit includes many summarized passages from the books. Children will engage in activities that encourage them to make connections between the Pilgrims' lives and their own.
This unit includes:
A New World
-A New Beginning
-Dressed for the Day
-Samuel's daily life
-Talking with a Friend
-Venn Diagrams (compare yourself to Samuel Eaton, Compare Sarah Morton to Samuel Eaton)
Group students by boys and girls and allow them to experience this unit together.