November 26th, 2019

Middle School Resource: History of Thanksgiving by History.com

Middle School Resource History of Thanksgiving This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on the the history of Thanksgiving and how it became a holiday. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.5.3, SS.5.3.b, SS.5.3.b.1 and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and […]

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November 25th, 2019

Elementary School Resource: Thanksgiving: Then and Now by ECSDM

Elementary School Resource Thanksgiving: Then and Now In this lesson, kindergarten students will compare and contrast life as a child in 1621 at the first Thanksgiving with life today. Related NY State Academic Standards: RL.K.9, RI.K.8, RI.K.9 and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, […]

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November 20th, 2019

High School Resource: Thanksgiving Becomes a Holiday by History.com

High School Resource Thanksgiving Becomes a Holiday This three minute video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on how Thanksgiving became an official national holiday and how some of the Thanksgiving traditions that we know today came to be. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.3.MOV.5.b.2, SS.SSP.3.3.3, SS.SSP.4.2.1 and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, […]

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November 19th, 2019

Middle School Resource: History of the Thanksgiving Day Parade by History.com

Middle School Resource History of the Thanksgiving Day Parade  This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on the history of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.8.4.e, SS.8.4.e.4, SS.E.1 and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and […]

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November 18th, 2019

Elementary School Resource: Traditional Haudenosaunee Thanksgiving Address

Elementary School Resource Traditional Haudenosaunee Thanksgiving Address In this activity, students will listen to the Haudenosaunee Thanksgiving Address, illustrate pictures to go with sections of the Address, and create a book. Related NY State Academic Standards: SL.4.1.d, SL.4.1.e, SL.4.5 and more!  Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, […]

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November 21st, 2018

High School Resource: Karpeles Document – George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

High School Resource Karpeles Document: George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation In collaboration with the Center for Applied Technologies in Education, this manuscript is equipped with an interactive tool enabling the user to view the document’s transcription, providing a 21st Century glimpse of ways students can interact with old documents and manuscripts. Related NY State Academic Standards: […]

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November 20th, 2018

Middle School Resource: Thanksgiving Becomes a Holiday by History.com

Middle School Resource Thanksgiving Becomes a Holiday This three minute video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on how Thanksgiving became an official national holiday and how some of the Thanksgiving traditions that we know today came to be. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.3.MOV.5.b.2, SS.SSP.3.3.3, SS.SSP.4.2.1 and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, […]

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November 19th, 2018

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

Elementary 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 […]

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November 23rd, 2016

High School Resource: Thanksgiving Turkey by History.com

High School Resource Thanksgiving Turkey This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on the tradition of eating turkey on Thanksgiving. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.E.1, SS.E.1.1, SS.E.1.2 and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and more!

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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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