Feast your eyes on this cornucopia of Thanksgiving-themed educational resources–all aligned to NY State Academic Standards.
In this lesson plan from ReadWorks.org, students will integrate information from the non-fiction reading passage “The First Thanksgiving” and the book The Treasure to identify and compare ways of giving thanks.
Related NY State Academic Standards: RI.1.1, RI.1.2, RI.1.3, and more!
In this teacher resource from The Plimoth Plantation, students will build an understanding about the harvest celebration of 1621, which is often erroneously referred to as “The First Thanksgiving.”
Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.E.1.1C, SS.E.1.4A, SS.E.5.3A, and more!
In this multimedia resource from History.com, students will learn how Thanksgiving became an official national holiday.
Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.E.1, SS.E.1.1, SS.C.1.1A, and more!
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