Get ready for Thanksgiving with these free and low-cost resources.
INTERNET VIDEO RESOURCES
A Native American perspective of the First Thanksgiving.
- “Real” Thanksgiving Webcasts
Enjoy webcasts and virtual tours from Scholastic and living history characters from Plimouth Plantation.
- Turkey Farm Virtual Tour
Series of YouTube videos that let you visit a real working farm to see how turkeys are raised.
PRINT and DIGITAL RESOURCES
- Native American Perspective of Thanksgiving
Finally, a lesson plan written by the Wampanoag Tribe, themselves, sharing the Native American version of the First Thanksgiving.
Thanksgiving Day Logic Puzzles
Ages 10-14. Extend your holiday learning with this set of five (5) table logic puzzles. Blending critical thinking with little-known thematic facts, you’ll get your kids thinking and having fun at the same time.
- Mayflower Compact
Try your hand at reading the original Plain English text and see if you can translate it into modern English..
- William Bradford Unit Plan
A set of 7-lesson plans that has high school students analyzing primary sources from the leader of the Pilgrims.
- First Colony
Videos and more about the archeological quest to discover the 1st English settlement in America – and, no, it’s not Plymouth.
- Thanksgiving Quiz
One of the best fact or myth Thanksgiving quizzes we’ve seen. Brought to you by the History Channel.
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