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The First Thanksgiving: Common Core State Standards for Grades K-2 Lessons

  • Grades: PreK–K, 1–2

The following Common Core state standards are addressed in the First Thanksgiving unit activities for grades K-2, which include Voyage on the Mayflower, Daily Life, and The Thanksgiving Feast. The Common Core state standards addressed in the First Thanksgiving assessment tasks are also listed below.

 

Voyage on the Mayflower

Preparation – Talking Drawings

  • CCRA.W.2

If You Were At The First Thanksgiving Read-Aloud

  • CCRA.R.1
  • CCRA.R.2
  • CCRA.R.3
  • CCRA.SL.2

Passengers’ Reflections

  • CCRA.SL.1
  • CCRA.SL.2

Picture Postcards

  • CCRA.W.3
  • CCRA.W.4
  • CCRA.W.9

Personal Timelines

  • CCRA.W.3
  • CCRA.W.4
  • CCRA.W.8

 

Daily Life

Preparation – Talking Drawings

  • CCRA.W.2

If You Were At The First Thanksgiving Read-Aloud

  • CCRA.R.1
  • CCRA.R.2
  • CCRA.R.3
  • CCRA.SL.2

A Look at Lifestyles

  • CCRA.R.9
  • CCRA.W.2
  • CCRA.W.7
  • CCRA.W.9

A Day in Plymouth

  • CCRA.W.3
  • CCRA.W.4
  • CCRA.W.9

Wampanoag Ways

  • CCRA.W.4

 

The Thanksgiving Feast

If You Were At The First Thanksgiving Read-Aloud

  • CCRA.R.1
  • CCRA.R.2
  • CCRA.R.3
  • CCRA.SL.2

First Feast Collages

  • None applicable

From Harvest Feast to Holiday

  • CCRA.W.2
  • CCRA.W.4

 

Assessment Tasks

Narrative Task

  • CCRA.W.3
  • CCRA.W.4
  • CCRA.W.8
  • CCRA.W.9

Expository Task

  • CCRA.W.2
  • CCRA.W.4
  • CCRA.W.8
  • CCRA.W.9

  • Subjects:
    Pilgrims, Thanksgiving, Educational Standards
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