Thanksgiving


Thanksgiving Teaching Resources and Lessons

http://www.reacheverychild.com

There are some good lessons and ideas here to perk up those lessons used in the past and perhaps new flavor to your holiday teaching plans.

Native Americans

Very useful collection of lessons for teaching about Native Americans

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/native.html

Mayflower

Teachable Moments

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/teachable-moments.html

Holidays

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/pumpkins.html

History and interesting facts

http://www.history.com/minisites/thanksgiving

History of Thanksgiving

Interesting information, but a lot of ads.

http://www.holidays.net/thanksgiving/story.htm

A compilation of interesting facts

http://www.2020tech.com/thanks/temp.html

Lesson plans

For many levels, but uneven quality.

http://www.lessonplanspage.com/Thanksgiving.htm

Huge collection of lessons and ideas

http://holidays.mrdonn.org/thanksgiving.html

Lessons plans and other ideas for the holiday

http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Themes/Thanksgiving/

Thanksgiving lesson ideas

http://www.education-world.com/holidays/archives/thanksgiving.shtml

A giant link site

http://www.teachersfirst.com/holiday/thanksgiving.cfm

A variety of lesson plans and printables

For many levels.

http://www.teach-nology.com/teachers/lesson_plans/holidays/thanks/

Integrated Math plans for Thanksgiving

http://www.kidzone.ws/math/thanksgiving/

Lesssons about Plymouth Plantation

http://www.education-world.com/a_curr/curr103.shtml

Squanto Helps New Arrivals

An elementary site with links.

http://www.learningtogive.org/lessons/unit72/lesson5.html

The Origins of Thanksgiving
An interesting site with information on Thanksgiving myths as well as the perspectives of African Americans and American Indians.

The Origins of Thanksgiving from a variety of angles for elementary and middle school levels.

http://www.genealogyforum.rootsweb.com/gfaol/Thanksgiving/Origins.htm

Large link site

Slow loading at times.

http://www.kate.net/holidays/thanksgiving/

Teachnology: Thanksgiving Worksheets
Collection of Thanksgiving worksheets and other Thanksgiving printables.
www.teachnology.com/worksheets/misc/thanks

Myth and Truth

An excellent unit for older students.

http://www.readwritethink.org/lessons/lesson_view.asp?id=65

Kindergarten and Preschool lessons

http://www.brighthub.com/education/k-12/articles/8908.aspx

Primary ESL Plans

http://www.everythingesl.net/lessons/gobble.php

Basic integrated ideas for primary students

http://www.ehow.com/how_4488849_create-thanksgiving-lesson-plan-kindergarten.html

The First Thanksgiving

For primary grades

http://www.scholastic.com/scholastic_thanksgiving/feast/index.htm

And

http://midgefrazel.net/wqtg2.html

For Second Grade

http://teacherlink.ed.usu.edu/tlresources/units/monsonunits/kimhow/index.html

Inmagine being at the First Thanksgiving

For primary

http://teacherlink.ed.usu.edu/tlresources/units/MonsonUnits/AngBag/index.html

Simple crafts

http://www.first-school.ws/activities/crafts/animals/birds/turkeyleaves.htm

Crafts

http://www.dltk-holidays.com/thanksgiving/index.html

Printables

http://www.teachnology.com/worksheets/misc/thanks

Printables

Includes worksheets, activities, word puzzles, coloring pages, as well as lessons and thematic units.

http://www.abcteach.com/directory/seasonalholidays/thanksgiving/

Hearty collection of printables

http://www.edhelper.com/Thanksgiving.htm

Enchanted printables

http://midgefrazel.net/wqtg2.html

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These links have an extensive listing of lessons and free materials that help all grade levels in learning about Native American culture and history. Arts and crafts, flags, maps, and more. These would be ideal for Thanksgiving based lessons.

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/native.html

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/native_american.html