Myth and Truth: "The First Thanksgiving"

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By exploring myths surrounding the Wampanoag, the Pilgrims, and the "First Thanksgiving," this lesson from ReadWriteThink asks students to think critically about commonly believed myths regarding the Wampanoag Indians in colonial America. This lesson contemplates such questions as, "Did the Wampanoag bring the pilgrims popcorn on the first Thanksgiving?"

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    Grade: 6 to 8

    Topics: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, United States History, History-Social Science

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