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86 resources with the concept the mayflower

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5th Grade Sample Unit Sheet

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders read in any textbook, about the French, Spanish and Dutch explorations. They choose any 5 questions from the back of the chapter to answer. Students listen to the tape and follow along in "America will Be." They watch a...
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Mayflower Compact

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students explore the Pilgrims and the Mayflower Compact. They practice these concepts by examining the school rules.
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Measuring Up on the Mayflower

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders use a meter tape to compare the length of the Mayflower to a basketball court and make homemade butter for crackers. Afterward, all students sit inside the makeshift Mayflower's dimensions and enjoy their Pilgrim butter.
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The First Thanksgiving: The Pilgrim’s Journey

For Teachers K
Students discuss history. In this pilgrims lesson, students discover what life was like for people coming over to the New World on the Mayflower. They participate in class discussions as the teacher navigates through a Scholastic website...
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The Mayflower

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students explore the site Second Life about the Pilgrims who were brought over by the Mayflower. In this Mayflower lesson plan, students create a portfolio containing information they learned.
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The Pilgrims' First Thanksgiving

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students explore holidays by participating in class singing activities. In this Thanksgiving history lesson plan, students discuss the importance of Thanksgiving Day and read several poems which discuss the history of Thanksgiving....
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Mayflower Arrival Day 3

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders write a letter describing their arrival on the Mayflower.  In this Mayflower arrival lesson, 7th graders research the passengers, comparing and contrasting ocean travel then and now.  Students take a passenger from the...
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Colonial Maps

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discover the history of America by identifying the traditional colonies.  For this U.S. history lesson, students examine a world map and identify where the voyagers left from Europe to arrive at the United States.  Students...
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The Mayflower Compact

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Learners explore the concept of social contracts. For this Mayflower Compact lesson, students read handouts regarding the compact and participate in a classroom activity that requires them to author a social contract.
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Traveling on the Mayflower

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders pretend they are on the Mayflower. In this pilgrims lesson, 2nd graders pretend that they are Pilgrims traveling on the Mayflower. They discuss what they would bring and what the journey must have been like.
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The Trip of the Speedwell and the Mayflower

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the hardships Pilgrims faced on the Mayflower and Speedwell. In this Pilgrim lesson, 4th graders listen to an account of the Pilgrim's voyage from Plymouth, England to present day Massachusetts. Students sit in...
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Searching for a New Home

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students investigate pilgrims. In this pilgrim activity, students read the book If You Sailed on the Mayflower and identify the path from England to Holland on a map. Students write in a journal about how they would feel if they were a...
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The Arrival

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students construct classroom rules. In this philanthropy lesson, students investigate The Mayflower Compact made by the Pilgrims and use it as a guide to form their own classroom rules. Students work in small groups.
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Pilgrim's Progress- Get on the Boat

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students investigate the Pilgrims and their journey. In this history lesson, students role play the journey of the Pilgrims and discuss the conditions of the Mayflower. Students record their feelings about the "journey" in a journal.
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On the Mayflower Lesson Plan

For Teachers K
Students create a model of the Mayflower. In this early childhood lesson plan, students engage in dramatic play while reenacting the Pilgrims and the Mayflower. Students listen as the instructor reads On the Mayflower by Kate Waters.
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Thanksgiving Mayflower Order to 100 (A)

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this math activity, students examine 4 two digit numbers in each set and put them in order from least to greatest. There are 8 sets of numbers, each in a picture of the Mayflower ship.
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Thanksgiving Mayflower Order to 100 (D)

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this math worksheet, students analyze a set of 4 two digit numbers and order them from least to greatest. There are 8 number sets on the page; each is in a picture of the Mayflower ship.
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Thanksgiving Mayflower Order to 100 (F)

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this math worksheet, students analyze a set of 4 two digit numbers and order them from least to greatest. There are 8 number sets on the page; each is in a picture of the Mayflower ship.
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Thanksgiving Mayflower Order to 50 (A)

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this math worksheet, students analyze a set of 4 numbers from 1 to 50 and order them from least to greatest. There are 8 number sets on the page; each is in a picture of the Mayflower ship.
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The Mayflower Compact

For Students 4th - 5th
In this history worksheet, students will draw the path of the Mayflower on a map and fill in the missing words on the Mayflower Compact.
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Mayflower

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
In this Mayflower worksheet, learners color a large picture of the Mayflower. Students then do research and find out what supplies the Pilgrims brought with them, and write these on the sails.
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Puritans vs. Seperatist

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders create a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast the Puritans and Separatists. They about The Mayflower Compact and write a short summary about the document. After creating a foldable, 8th graders list ways the native...
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A Workable Mayflower Compact

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students analyze the historical significance of the Mayflower Compact in the establishment of Plymouth colony. Working in groups, students identify the reasons why a colony at Plymouth had to be established. Groups work to create...
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Using Math to Draw the Mayflower

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders access information from a website about the Pilgrims trip on the Mayflower and discuss the number of people on the ship and the time they spent on the ship. They draw, label and measure the Mayflower to perspective.