Use the many online resources, word bank, and critical thinking to write thoughtfully about the First Thanksgiving. OR, use these activities in conjunction with your unit.
Standards Addressed Grades 3-6:
L: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
W: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.
Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and to interact and collaborate with others.
Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences.
Write informative/explanatory texts, including the narration of historical events, scientific procedures/ experiments, or technical processes.