Every year we teach students about the first Thanksgiving. Growing Up Pilgrim is a non-fiction text with activities to use along with your Thanksgiving lessons. Help students understand what life was like for children their own age during this time in our country's history. This product is ready to print and needs virtually no prep time!
Growing Up Pilgrim- a two page non-fiction text with an estimated Lexile Level of 790 including the following topics: housing, clothing, chores, food, schooling, and fun. 10 comprehension questions are included.
Writing a Summary- students will write 2-3 sentences about information under each subheading of the text and combine it all to make one summary
Writing a Letter- a point-of-view letter writing activity where students pretend to be a pilgrim child and write a letter to one of their friends back in Europe
Then vs. Now- a compare/contrast activity where students compare things pilgrims used to what we use now for the same purpose
Pilgrim Vocabulary Matching Game
Pilgrim Clothing Vocabulary Worksheet
Naughts and Crosses- a worksheet where students can play several games of Naughts and Crosses (tic tac toe)
Look for Growing Up Pilgrim Grades 1-3 version in my TpT store and Growing Up Wampanoag coming soon!