Pilgrims and Native Americans | The First Thanksgiving | Wampanoag | Mayflower

Grade Levels
2nd - 5th, Homeschool
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75 pages
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These First Thanksgiving Pilgrims and Native Americans Wampanoag Tribe activities go from the Mayflower through the 1st year in Plymouth Colony. Teach 2nd, 3rd & 4th graders about the history of early America as the settlers came from England and the events leading up to the Harvest Feast of 1621.

Any of the printable activities can be used alone or be combined to create an easy-to assemble interactive notebook, lapbook or learning portfolio. This resource also includes book and website recommendations for resources to deepen student understanding of the topic. There is also the option to do this project digitally using the free digital version in Google Classroom.

This November resource is great for

◼️ an integrated thematic curriculum unit

◼️ whole group lessons

◼️ social studies lessons

◼️ literacy lessons

◼️ writing centers

◼️ sub plans

◼️ morning work

◼️ homework

◼️ informative/informational writing projects

◼️ lapbook projects

◼️ learning portfolios

◼️ bulletin board displays

◼️ interactive notebook activities

◼️ Thanksgiving activities

◼️ remote learning tasks


✔ 20+ printable activities that guide students through learning about the Wampanoag tribe, the three sisters, the Separatists, the Pilgrims, the Mayflower, the New World, the First Thanksgiving and more

✔ digital versions of the activities so students can access them for in-person and remote learning

✔ teacher activity guide that explains how to use the activities to support your students’ learning

✔ project management tips to help make this project go smoothly and maximize student learning

✔ suggested resources and online links to support your students’ learning

✔ lapbook assembly directions to make assembly quick and easy


► This resource is a great way to celebrate a festive month, as the lesson ideas and activities are purposeful and engaging learning opportunities.

► It includes printable and digital resources so your students can access it at home or in school.

► It includes differentiated options that lend themselves to 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students, so you can differentiate to meet the diverse needs in your classroom and continue to use the resource even if you switch grade levels.

► There are tons of activities to choose from, so you select specific ones or use them all!

► The finished projects make a great November bulletin board that can be kept up all month long.


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Total Pages
75 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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