Thanksgiving Critical Thinking is a great way to encourage a critical thinking conversation and also give you a tool to discuss the true history of Thanksgiving. This photograph was taken from the Library of Congress. Is it a true indication of Thanksgiving? Most of what we have been taught about the history of Thanksgiving is not accurate. This is an opportunity to open a conversation about it.
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This activity works well on the smart board for whole group discussion or printed off for group discussion. You will be amazed at how much students will notice, think, and wonder about one illustration.
Notice Think and Wonder is a great tool to encourage Critical Thinking!
NOTICE: What do you notice in the image? Look closely at all the details. What do you see?
THINK: Think deeper. With the things you noticed in the image, what are you thinking about? What may be happening when the image was created?
WONDER: Think even deeper. What do you wonder about the image? What does it make you question? What needs more clarification?
Photo taken from the Library of Congress
The First Thanksgiving 1621 J.L.G. Ferris
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