Thanksgiving: Interactive, Hands-On Mini-Lessons

Thanksgiving: Interactive, Hands-On Mini-Lessons
Thanksgiving: Interactive, Hands-On Mini-Lessons
Thanksgiving: Interactive, Hands-On Mini-Lessons
Thanksgiving: Interactive, Hands-On Mini-Lessons
Thanksgiving: Interactive, Hands-On Mini-Lessons
Thanksgiving: Interactive, Hands-On Mini-Lessons
Thanksgiving: Interactive, Hands-On Mini-Lessons
Thanksgiving: Interactive, Hands-On Mini-Lessons
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The ONLY Thanksgiving resource you will every need- a fresh way for history to come alive! Students participate in interactive, hands-on, teacher-directed mini lessons and activities.

Each interactive mini-lesson topic includes a lesson plan, teacher script, picture card (print or project) and corresponding activity. All lessons can be taught in one day or spread over a week.

Lesson #1- The Mayflower: Narrated tableaus

Lesson #2- The First Winter: Pilgrim charades

Lesson #3- Samoset & Squanto: Reader's Theater (differentiated reader's texts included)

Lesson #4- Thanksgiving Feast: Venn Diagram food sort

Lesson #5- Corn Husk Dolls: Construct a "corn" husk doll

Additional activities include:

Writing Extensions: Writing page and craftivity or Tab book

2 Pilgrim Games- Three Men's Morris or Tag

Your students will LOVE to engage in these lessons and activities while learning the history of Thanksgiving.

Find out more about these Thanksgiving lesson plans on our blog, here.

"Thanksgiving: Self-Directed Learning Stations" is also available in an independent learning format for 4th-6th grade.

Log in to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 3 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade 2 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.
Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade 1 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.
Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
Conduct short research projects that build knowledge about a topic.
Total Pages
71 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
4 days
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