Thanksgiving History Bag Book/Interactive Notebook Kit

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Grade Levels
3rd - 6th
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34 pages
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Great product. We are putting the pieces in our interactive notebooks instead of a paper bag book. Gives you everything you need to talk about the Pilgrims and the 1st Thanksgiving.
My students really liked making this project. It had information that they did not know and it was in an understandable format.
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This 34 page download is a complete kit with black line masters and step by step photo illustrations for making a paper bag book about the history of Thanksgiving with your students. This kit is designed for intermediate grades, with tools for completing an in-depth study of the history behind the Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony. The printables were designed to fit on a #20 paper bag (8.25”W x 5.25”D x 16”H), but they will also fit in a standard size notebook if you prefer. Use them to complement your own Thanksgiving unit!

This Thanksgiving history kit contains the following interactive parts:

1. Thanksgiving cover

2. Separatists definition flap

3. Mayflower Compact flap

4. Seeking Religious Freedom lift the flap- events leading up to the Mayflower (Queen Elizabeth's Act of Uniformity, King James, Moving to Holland, Final Pilgrimage)

5. Mayflower Voyage Map with planned route to Virginia and actual route traveled

6. Pilgrim Timeline (9 important events from the Mayflower departure through the first Thanksgiving celebration)

7. William Bradford flap

8. Massasoit flap

9. Pilgrim Hardships graphic organizer

10. Thanksgiving Then and Now Venn Diagram

11. Squanto Fast Fact web

12. First Thanksgiving Menu

13. Turkey Time Trivia cards and pocket (includes key)

Paper bag books are an excellent way to keep students motivated and engaged in their learning. It is a nice way to keep everything in one place instead of sending home lots of loose papers. The complete bag book makes a terrific study guide for a unit test.

Here is a video tutorial you may want to watch about this product. It shows how to assemble a bag book and gives you a page by page tour of the completed book.

This product is now a part of a BUNDLE! Download it individually, or save money by purchasing it as part of the Interactive Social Studies Kit BUNDLE!

Thank you for considering my Thanksgiving History Bag Book/Interactive Notebook Kit.

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Economics Bag Book/ Interactive Notebook Kit

Geography Lapbook Interactive Kit

Civics & Government Envelope Book Kit

Total Pages
34 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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