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.