Thanksgiving activities in the early 1900s were strange! Be ready for surprised looks and lots of giggles as your students read a 1905 text about how to plan games for a Thanksgiving party. A kissing game with your family?!
Don't worry, it's not what it sounds like! And my favorite, passing around various bottles of smelly liquids and whispering to guests in a dark room to Take a whiff
This hilarious, high-interest text is great around Thanksgiving when your students are more distracted than usual. They will be focused as they annotate this revived piece of history. No time for a lesson? Have this available for your early-finishers.
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Adapted 1905 article with room for annotation
Sample answers and teacher notes
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