- Compare and contrast what the pilgrims were thankful for their first year in America and what we are thankful for today.
- Memorize the poem I'm Thankful For...
- Make a laminated landscape placemat featuring a picture of the student and the poem.
- Construct a miniature Mayflower that will float in a cup filled with blue-tinted water.
Teach students the meaning of Thanksgiving through poetry by helping them make placemats adorned with their pictures and lines from a poem.
1 CLASS PERIOD
Teach students about appreciation as they make a miniature model of the Mayflower and write a letter of thanks.