The History of Thanksgiving Activities Middle School

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Searching for Thanksgiving Activities for Middle School ELA? This History of Thanksgiving PDF is the perfect reading to help your Language Arts students understand the facts of the complicated history of the Thanksgiving Holiday. The best part? There is NO-PREP required for teachers! Simply Print & Go! Save yourself time and stress the week of Thanksgiving!

Included in this resource is a four-page informational article, "A Brief History of Thanksgiving," that is based on facts from primary sources. Students will learn the full picture of historical events surrounding the famous feast of 1621.

Multiple student assignments are included with answer keys! Comprehension questions as well as a crossword puzzle that can be completed with details from the article.

What's Included in "A History of Thanksgiving" Activities?

  • Four-page Informational Article "A Brief History of Thanksgiving"
  • Comprehension Questions based on Article
  • Crossword Puzzle
  • Answer Keys!
  • Lesson Outline for Teacher
  • Teacher Guidelines and Instructions
  • Preview of More Holiday Activities

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Teaching Duration
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Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, including the validity of the reasoning as well as the relevance and sufficiency of the evidence.
Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.
Assess how point of view or purpose shapes the content and style of a text.
Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.

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