Thanksgiving Past and Present

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2nd, 3rd
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This revised ELA/Social Studies Unit is designed to teach
students about The First Thanksgiving and the lives of Pilgrim children in the 1600’s through reading, writing, and literacy activities. Reading texts are differentiated at the 2nd and 3rd grade levels. Students will compare and contrast their own Thanksgiving with the First Thanksgiving as well as compare Pilgrim boys and girls, and a Pilgrim child’s life with their own. Students will write informative texts and opinion pieces. ELA CCSS are included in the first few pages. Lesson instructions and B/W copies are also included.

Table of Contents
Common Core Standards
Picture/Word Cards (Color or B/W)
Picture/Fact Card Match: (Color or B/W)
Picture Sentence Writing Activity
Picture or Word Sort: Life as a Pilgrim/Life Today
Note Taking Graphic Organizer
2nd Grade: The First Thanksgiving Reading Text
3rd Grade: The First Thanksgiving Reading Text
Interesting Facts Writing Activity
2nd Grade: Pilgrim Children Reading Text
3rd Grade: Pilgrim Children Reading Text
Interesting Facts Writing Activity
Pilgrim Girls/Pilgrim Girls Activity Sort
Pilgrim Girls/Pilgrim Boys Venn Diagram
The First Thanksgiving/My Thanksgiving Venn Diagram
The Life of a Pilgrim Child/My Life Venn Diagram
Informative Text Chart and Graphic Organizers
Opinion Piece Chart and Graphic Organizers
6 Writing Prompts: Informative Text and Opinion Piece Writing
Writing Paper and Class Writing Book Covers

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**Please download the Preview file to see sample pages of all the differentiated reading texts as well as sample pages of writing and literacy materials and activities in this unit. Thank you.

****If you purchased the original packet, please go to your purchase page to download this revised packet.
Total Pages
80
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
N/A

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