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The Thanksgiving Feast: A First Thanksgiving Activity

Students view a slideshow and read text to learn details related to the first Thanksgiving celebration.

Grades

PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5, 6–8

Activity Type

  • Computer Lab Activities

Part of Scholastic's The First Thanksgiving project, The Thanksgiving Feast online learning activity shares details and clear up misconceptions about the first celebration in 1621. Students can click through 11 images and read accompanying text to see what the first "Turkey Day" might have looked like.

Learning Objectives

While participating in the The Thanksgiving Feast activities, students will:

  • Use technology tools to access, explore, and synthesize information on the Pilgrims, Plimoth colony, Wampanoags, and the first Thanksgiving
  • Develop an understanding of the colonial and Wampanoag cultures of the early 1600s
  • Read for detail

Susan Cheyney

GRADES: 1-2
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