The First Thanksgiving: Let's Talk TurkeyResources for Research:
JOB 1 -- Bust your myth by clicking on each year of the Thanksgiving timeline. Read the information and record your data.http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/presentationsandactivities/presentations/thanksgiving/timeline/1541.html
JOB 2 & JOB 3 -- Scroll through each of the tabs and click on the links in each new page -- check out the specific items circled in the pictures below:
JOB 4 -- You're the Historian. Use the information from the website below to complete your job and record your findings:
Critique the picture below which depicts traditional, stereotyped Pilgrim and Wampanoag figures. Analyze the image, and, using what you’ve learned about Thanksgiving, indicate ONE MYTH that you see in the photo and THE TRUTH behind the myth.Mythbusters Group Assignments RUBRIC: http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/lesson_images/lesson65/RWT068-1.pdfMythbusters Group Assignment: Thanksgiving Myths Activity
For further study:
Discover everything you want to know about the Mayflower:
Primary Resource -- read this book written by an actual Mayflower passenger.