The First Thanksgiving PowerPoint Game - Self-Checking

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Your students will love this NO PREP self-checking PowerPoint game review of the first Thanksgiving. Whether it is used as a classroom competition with the class divided into teams, or as an activity for a Thanksgiving Center or Station, this resource will provide a quick review of some of the facts about this traditional American holiday. This activity is best used at the conclusion of your classroom study of Thanksgiving. As there are a variety of resources teachers use for instruction – textbooks, videos, worksheets, etc.- we have provided a Study Guide of facts we have selected for the game that you may present to your students to review prior to the game.

Students or teams read the question provided on the screen, select the answer by clicking on the choice. If the answer is correct, students will be presented with the confirmation on the screen and prompted to click to the next question. If the answer is incorrect, they will be prompted to return to the question where they can review the answer they should have selected and move on to the next slide.

Included in the resource are:

  • a team score sheet is provided for you to copy.
  • individual score sheets to use at centers or stations
  • a tent card with student instructions that may be placed at centers or stations.

You may want to try some of our other great resources:

Thanksgiving Lesson - Letter from a Pilgrim

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