Why Did the Plimoth Settlers Celebrate Thanksgiving?


  • Aug 12 2010 9:50 PM

    Scott Cory


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In this lesson, from the Educator's Reference Desk's Crossroads: K-16 American History Curriculum, students understand why Thanksgiving was celebrated by the Pilgrims. Then students describe how and why they celebrate Thanksgiving today.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: TK/K to 2

    Topics: History-Social Science, United States History, American Democracy


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    Grouping: Heterogeneous; Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Hands-on Learning; Brainstorming; Visual Instruction; Discussions