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- This will be a great multiple-week lead into Thanksgiving! Treat your ELLs and lower level readers to the story of early settlements in the U.S. in these colorful accessible units. Around Halloween experience the spooky mystery of the Lost Colony of Roanoke. Then take your students on board the cram$9.99$13.47Save $3.48
Introduce your ELLs and lower-level readers to the incredible voyage of the Mayflower in this colorful, fun multi-part text. Perfect for the 400-year anniversary in November 2020! And a great lead-in to Thanksgiving!
This key moment in social studies, prior to the establishment of the Plymouth Colony, is brought to life with an accessible illustrated text that clearly explains the core ideas including:
- Who were the Pilgrims?
- Why did they come to the New World?
- What made their voyage so difficult?
- What was the Mayflower Compact and why was it important?
In addition to the text, you get a ton of activities, including a timeline, a vocabulary quiz, writing exercises, analyzing primary and secondary sources, a story grid, and even a word search. You also get five days of lesson plans, with standards.
Check out the preview to get the idea!
The PDF can be printed, or works on the TPT digital platform for sharing via Google Classroom.
If you enjoy this -- continue the story of the Pilgrims, Plymouth, the Patuxet and the first Thanksgiving in a full unit.
Have fun teaching!