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The First Thanksgiving- Math, Literacy, Science Unit- Pilgrims, Native Americans

The First Thanksgiving- Math, Literacy, Science Unit- Pilgrims, Native Americans
The First Thanksgiving- Math, Literacy, Science Unit- Pilgrims, Native Americans
The First Thanksgiving- Math, Literacy, Science Unit- Pilgrims, Native Americans
The First Thanksgiving- Math, Literacy, Science Unit- Pilgrims, Native Americans
The First Thanksgiving- Math, Literacy, Science Unit- Pilgrims, Native Americans
The First Thanksgiving- Math, Literacy, Science Unit- Pilgrims, Native Americans
The First Thanksgiving- Math, Literacy, Science Unit- Pilgrims, Native Americans
The First Thanksgiving- Math, Literacy, Science Unit- Pilgrims, Native Americans
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Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of year and this 55 page unit will give your students something to talk about! Whether they are simulating what it would be like to sail on The Mayflower, planning and budgeting their own Thanksgiving feast, or comparing what Thanksgiving is like in New York City vs. Ohio, your students will be engaged in activities that will engrain the importance of Thanksgiving in their minds forever! This unit was created for a 3rd grade teacher who is a wonderful friend of mine, so the objectives are aimed towards 3rd grade learners, however much of it could be differentiated to meet the needs of other grade levels.

This unit includes:
1. Pre & Post Assessment- KWL Chart about The First Thanksgiving
2.What Would It Be Like to Sail on The Mayflower
a.“…If You Sailed on The Mayflower” Book Outline
b.Diary vs. Letter Venn Diagram
c.What Would You Take on The Mayflower? Activity
d.Pilgrims “Can, Have, Are”
e. Mayflower Simulation Activity
f.“My Voyage on The Mayflower” Diary
3.Pilgrim and Native American Children’s Literature Ideas
4.Pilgrims vs. Native Americans Venn Diagram
5.Word Work- Making Words {Thanksgiving and Mayflower}
6.Math Pie Graph- Survey Activity
7.The First Thanksgiving- Story Bracelet Activity
8.Fiction and Non-Fiction Turkey Children’s Literature Ideas
9.Fiction vs. Non-Fiction Turkey Venn Diagram
10.Pilgrim and Turkey Story Problems- Counters Included
11.“Where is the turkey?!” Inferencing Activity
12.Estimation Station- Length vs. Area
13.Cranberry Craze Activities (Students will learn about the importance of Thanksgiving food traditions and bring in cranberry recipes from home to create a class recipe book.)
14.Disguise the Turkey! A Take-Home Project
15.Planning a Thanksgiving Feast- Working with a Budget (Students will plan a feast with a $50.00 budget. They must "go shopping" for their family and build a feast without spending too much money.)
16.Thanksgiving in Other Places- Ohio vs. NYC

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55 pages
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Teaching Duration
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