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The First Thanksgiving: A Book Unit about Pilgrims and Native Americans

Grade Levels
K - 2nd
Formats Included
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33 pages
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These 10 Thanksgiving activities for kindergarten and first grade use the non-fiction storybook, “The First Thanksgiving” written by Nancy Davis to tell the story of the first Thanksgiving. This product can be used with or without the storybook.

Table of Contents:

1. Predict what’s under each flap

2. Question and Answer Match

3. Compare and Contrast: Pilgrims and Native Americans

4. Video Integration: What did Native American men and women do?

5. Video Integration: What were the Pilgrims’ homes like?

6. Pilgrim Craftivity: Information text

7. Native American Craftivity: Opinion text

8. What have I learned about pilgrims?

9. What have I learned about Native Americans?

10. Emergent Reader

Activities are aligned with the Common Core State Standards. Activities include a teacher direction sheet as well as all printable materials. If you like this non-fiction book unit you may also enjoy these other products for the month of November:

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And don't forget to come back throughout the year for other great book activity units:

Rosie's Walk.

There was an old lady who swallowed a bat.

David Goes to School.

Duck for President.

Jack and the Beanstalk.

The First Thanksgiving.

Where the Wild Things Are.

The 3 Little Pigs.

The Day it Rained Hearts.

Tackilocks and the 3 Bears.

The Biggest Pumpkin Ever.

The Little Old Lady Who was not Afraid of Anything.

The Kissing Hand.

How do Dinosaurs go to School.

There was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Shell.

and MANY MORE....

If you have any questions please email me at beckycothern@gmail.com. Enjoy!!!


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Total Pages
33 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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