This resource is an engaging way to teach the history of Thanksgiving to middle grade students! This product also has great English Language Arts connections and contains the following resources:
-A vocabulary overview for key terms
-A quick-write prompt ideal for class discussion
-A timeline of events with analysis questions
-An informational reading on the first Thanksgiving
-Two primary source documents from the Pilgrims. Each source includes the original document as well as an adapted reading for younger students or students at a lower reading level. There are also analysis questions for students to answer based on the texts!
-An essay prompt where students will evaluate the relationship between Pilgrims and Native Americans based on the sources provided.
-An exit slip as an assessment option
-A word search activity
Answer keys are included!
Created by The Lit Classroom