November 24th, 2021

Middle School Resource: Karpeles Document: George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

Middle School Resource Karpeles Document: George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation Signed by President George Washington on October 3, 1789, this was the first national Thanksgiving Day proclamation under the Constitution. William Jackson authored the original draft. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.11.2.d.1, SS.SSP.4.1.7, SS.SSP.4.2.1, and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands […]

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November 22nd, 2016

Middle School Resource: Karpeles Document: George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

Middle School Resource Karpeles Document: George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation Signed by President George Washington on October 3, 1789, this was the first national Thanksgiving Day proclamation under the Constitution. William Jackson authored the original draft. Click here to access an interactive version of the document. Related NY State Academic Standards: RI.11-12.8, RI.11-12.9, RH.9-10.3 Be sure […]

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November 15th, 2016

Middle School Resource: Thanksgiving: Past, Present and Future by ECSDM

Middle¬†School Resource Thanksgiving: Past, Present and Future Individually, students will reflect about their traditions, compare them with their peers’ and contrast their celebration with the first Thanksgiving. As a whole group, students will explore the first Thanksgiving with two interactive tours, and they will compare their ideas to common myths. With partners, students will explore […]

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