Teach your students about 17th-century America and the history of Thanksgiving with ready-to-go classroom activities, book resources, colorful crafts, and more.
Use these activities, book resources, games, and art projects to teach your students about the history of Native Americans and present-day Native American culture. Encourage students to study different Native American tribes with the Native American Cultures online activity, or step into the past to discover the First Thanksgiving and the Wampanoag tribe's relationship with the Pilgrims. Historical fiction texts and picture-book adaptations of Native American legends are perfect for independent reading projects.
These teaching tips and resources focus on the topic of multiculturalism and diversity. Find helpful articles, rich lesson plans, and a variety of books to promote cultural sensitivity and introduce students to cultures other than their own.