Mayflower Compact Teacher Resources
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The Constitution of Madinah and the Mayflower Compact
9th - 12th
What parallels exist between the Constitution of Madinah (622 CE) and the Mayflower Compact (1620 CE)? Give your young scholars a new perspective on both the history of Islam and the foundation of America with this lesson, which includes...
"I Declare, I Believe This Document May Flower!"
6th - 10th CCSS: Designed
The Mayflower Compact, the Declaration of Independence, the US Constitution, the Bill of Rights. The language of these seminal historical documents presents a challenge for even the best readers. Here's a group activity that helps all...
The American Revolution Introduction
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Young historians create a replica of Jamestown Virginia, analyze the Mayflower Compact, practice penmanship by copying a famous quote by William Bradford, and read a great informational text on the beginnings of colonial America with a...
The Meaning of America: Freedom and Religion
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
The United States of America was founded on firm ideals of both the pursuit of happiness and a spirit of reverence. Through a close reading of Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The May-Pole of Merry Mount," you can examine what some consider was a...
When is Thanksgiving? Colonizing America
12 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Discover the first attempts made to colonize and establish the first permanent English colonies in the North American region, from Sir Walter Raleigh's colony at Roanoke and settlement at Jamestown, Virginia to colonies in Maryland and...