This Unit is Aligned to Common Core Writing and Language Standards for Grades 1-4--Help your students make connections to the Native Americans, Pilgrims and the First Thanksgiving.
Included in this unit are several types of planning/Comparison pages.
The color copies can be used to project using your CAVS unit/Document camera. The B&W can be copied for students.
Here's what you will find:
Common Core Alignments for Writing and Language Standards Grades 1-4 (4 pages)
(look at the Preview. It will show you all the color versions and some of the Writing pages)
1-Book Recommendations to Read Aloud or for student research
2-Write to Describe Pilgrims (Color and B&W)
2-Write to Describe Native Americans (Color and B&W)
1-Plan your sentences about Pilgrims (B&W)
1-Plan Your sentences about Native Americans (B&W)
Write to Compare/Contrast using the following Graphic Organizers:
(I have made these in a Double Web or Venn Diagram depending on which you prefer to use. Also in Color and B&W)
2-Pilgrims v. Native Americans
2-Pilgrim Boy v. Native American Boy
2-Pilgrim Girl v. Native American Girl
2-Native American Boy v. Boys Today
2-Native American Girl v. Girls Today
2-Pilgrim Boy v. Boys Today
2-Pilgrim Girl v. Girls Today
2-1st Thanksgiving v. Thanksgiving Today
Thanksgiving Comparison Stationery in both lower elementary lined paper and middle elementary lined paper.
1 for each above named comparison+ a blank= 9 pages of each style.
I have also included 2 blank stationery pages with a Thanksgiving theme with both types of lines.
2 Styles of Book Covers
2- My Thanksgiving Comparisons (Color and B&W)
2-My Thanksgiving Writing (Color and B&W)
Finally, I made larger versions of the Graphics to be used when making Class Anchor Charts and introducing the topic. The larger graphics can be printed as many times as needed.
The graphics can be used in a collaborative learning lessons. Students can use the blank circles to write in their ideas and add to a team-made web or class made web.
I really hope you enjoy this unit and help your students make connections to the First Settlers and Thanksgiving.