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86 resources with the concept the mayflower

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Colonial Influences

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Peruse a comprehensive and succinct resource on the major principles of the United States Constitution, such as rule of law, due process, and limited resources. Worksheets and activities allow learners to not only examine these big...
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The Mayflower's Atlantic Crossing

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
By the end of this interdisciplinary activity, youngsters will be able to describe the Gulf Stream ocean current and how it impacted the journey of the Mayflower ship. Reading, research, and the use of a really neat interactive website,...
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History In A New Light: Illuminating the Archaeology of Historic Patuxet and Plymouth

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
Sixty-seven pages take scholars on a digital tour through the exhibit, History in a New Light: Illuminating the Archaeology of Historic Patuxet and Plymouth. Crystal clear pictures accompanied by text offer a deep understanding of the...
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Voyage on the Mayflower for Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Following an online activity, scholars complete a Grafitti Wall in which small groups write words and phrases on chart paper pertaining to Pilgrims, the Mayflower, and Thanksgiving. Pupils perform a close reading then answer a series of...
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The First Thanksgiving Feast for Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Scholars examine the first Thanksgiving through books and interviews while they complete a KWL chart. Pretending they are part of the feast, learners craft a scrapbook page that features images related to their experience. Pupils reflect...
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Voyage on the Mayflower for Grades 6–8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Imagine living in the hold of a sailing ship for 63 days, enduring rough seas and autumn storms. As part of a study of the voyage of the Mayflower, class members examine an online resource that details life about the ship, watch a slide...
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Voyage on the Mayflower

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
After completing an online activity about the Mayflower, scholars draw a picture about what they know of the Thanksgiving holiday, including a one-sentence summary. A reading of If You Were at the First Thanksgiving by Anne Kamma is the...
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On This Day: Mayflower Compact

For Students 7th - Higher Ed Standards
Learners consider how the Mayflower Compact created a sense of order for the new residents of North America. Video clips include a scholar and a re-enactor playing Plymouth Gov. William Bradford, and others include Native American...
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Plimoth Plantation Virtual Field Trips

For Students 3rd - 8th
Take a virtual field trip to Plimoth Plantation with four video tours and a slideshow. Videos take viewers aboard the Mayflower, inside a pilgrim village, to a Wampanoag homesite, and the Plimoth Plantation. Slideshow pictures are...
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American History: From Pre-Columbian to the New Millennium

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Need an online resource to supplement the paper textbook in your classroom? An all-encompassing website covers historical events throughout the last half of the second millenium, leading right up to the third. From the pre-Columbian...
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The Pilgrims: Mayflower Descendants

For Students 3rd - 5th
John Howland was a passenger on the Mayflower who's had many famous descendants. What's so special about name on the manifest? Watch to find out.
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Thanksgiving Interactive: You are the Historian

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Take on the roles of two very different individuals living together during the same time: a pilgrim and a member from the Wampanoag Tribe. As learners navigate through the interactive, each click takes them to a part of each village to...
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The Pilgrims: Mayflower Compact

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
What was the Mayflower Compact? Watch a video that explains the purpose of coming to New England on the Mayflower and the social compact that bound the Pilgrims to the government and laws that would be created in the new land.
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The Pilgrims: William Bradford

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
As a young boy, William Bradford was drawn to the Separatist idea that Christ could be with a person through prayer and worship. But soon after the Separatists arrived to Plymouth, the experiment in the New England had failed. Watch a...
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The Pilgrims: The First Winter

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
After over 66 days of sailing across the Atlantic on the Mayflower, the Pilgrims met their worst enemy: winter. Watch a video that discusses the difficulties and deaths the passengers faced once they arrived to Plymouth during the winter...
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Thanksgiving Picture Cards

For Students K - 12th
As Thanksgiving arrives, help individuals learn key symbols that represent the celebration. Picture cards include words and pictures of pumpkins, pilgrims, turkey, acorn, and more.
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Thanksgiving with the Pilgrims

For Teachers K
Teach kindergartners about the First Thanksgiving with a series of lessons about the Pilgrims' journey to the New World. As they practice handwriting, CVC words, reading comprehension, and fun Thanksgiving songs, they learn about what...
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The Mayflower

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
The journey aboard the Mayflower in 1620 was long and arduous for the Pilgrims set for the New World. Learn about the difficulties of the expedition, including the extended timeframe and cramped quarters, with an informative reading...
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Thanksgiving 2—The Pilgrim Story and My Immigrant Story

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
The tradition of the First Thanksgiving is really a story of immigration. Connect the feelings and customs of the early Pilgrims to the experiences of the immigrants in your class with an introduction to the 13 colonies, the Mayflower,...
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Webquest: Thanksgiving

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Class members use the Internet to research the history of Thanksgiving in the United States and Canada, as well as the traditions surrounding the Thanksgiving-style celebrations of the Hebrews, the Chinese, and in Ancient Greece and Rome.
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Understanding the Context: The Mayflower Compact

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Scholars obtain a brief background of the Mayflower Compact, read its contents, and answer two questions that look at the passage's context to enhance reading comprehension.     
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Thanksgiving Cartesian Art: Mayflower

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
How did the Pilgrims arrive to America? Middle schoolers graph ordered pairs on a coordinate system, connect the points, and discover a mystery picture—the Mayflower.
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Plymouth Colony

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Read about the tumultuous beginning to the United States with an informational text passage about Colonial America. As young researchers peruse an article about the arrival of the Mayflower, the settlers' relationship to the neighboring...
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Journey to a New World: Sail on the Mayflower Game

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Storms, leaks, torn sails, no fresh food. Class members encounter some of the challenges the Pilgrims faced on the Mayflower by playing a game called Journey to a New World.
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The American Revolution Introduction

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
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...
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The First Thanksgiving Book

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Looking for a Thanksgiving week activity? Try this seven-page printable book documenting the story of the first Thanksgiving. Each page (1/2 sheet) has a short text along with a picture kids can color in.
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When is Thanksgiving? Colonizing America

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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The Meaning of America: Freedom and Religion

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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Puritanism

For Teachers 7th - 8th
A few vital statistics about the Mayflower, and a note here and there regarding Plymouth and the Massachusetts Bay Colony make this a good review tool. Leaners are given basic facts about Puritanism, Puritan theology, and the effects of...
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English Settlements: Religious Diversity

For Teachers 10th - 12th
There is so much to know about early British colonists in the Americas. This resource describes the religious diversity and acts found among the first colonies in New England. Starting with an in-depth discussion on the Mayflower...
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Chapter 2: Vocabulary

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Life for the early colonists must have been very difficult. Fortunately, key concepts, vocabulary, and people from the colonial period will be no trouble for your class after they view this presentation. Here are 20 slides, each...
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The Constitution of Madinah and the Mayflower Compact

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What parallels exist between the Constitution of Madinah (622 CE) and the Mayflower Compact (1620 CE)? Give your students a new perspective on both the history of Islam and the foundation of America with this lesson, which includes three...
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The Settlement of New England

For Teachers 8th - 11th
A thorough exploration of the Puritan Migration and settlement of Plymouth, this presentation is sure to engage your young historians with its clear maps and historical documents. The presentation differentiates the philosophies of...
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Hollywood Squares: History Review Game

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Review the early laws that stemmed from our separation from Britain during the colonial period. You're class will have fun racing to answer each of the nine questions found in this review game. 
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Calvinism and Puritans

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Now your class can discuss Calvinism and Puritans like true academic. How, you ask? Because they've heard a lecture based on the presentation you've just found. Containing informational text, each slide gives basic differences between...
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I Declare, I believe this document May Flower!"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The Mayflower Compact, the Declaration of Independence, the US Constitution, and the Bill of Rights are used as the text for a series of activities. After being assigned one of these documents, groups highlight key words and isolate the...
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Why Vote?

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students design a ballot slip for student voting. They create a slogan and political brochure.
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Thanksgiving

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Random facts about Thanksgiving are noted in this PowerPoint. Tip: Assign a research project to your own class, where students create a slideshow about Thanksgiving--its history, as well as how their family celebrates the holiday.
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The Mayflower Compact

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore the events leading up to the Mayflower Compact. In this government instructional activity, 4th graders have a teacher-led class discussion on the importance of government, then complete a worksheet on the topic.
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The Mayflower Compact

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders investigate historical documents of the United States by reading the Mayflower Compact.  For this U.S. History lesson, 8th graders analyze the wording of the original Mayflower Compact of the first U.S. settlers and...
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The American Indian Experience

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders study American Indians. In this American history lesson, 5th graders discuss the impact American Indians had on the United States analyzing the culture and environment of America before the Europeans arrived.
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Life for the Pilgrims on the Mayflower and in the "New World"

For Teachers K - 4th
What was life like for the Pilgrims traveling on the Mayflower? Elementary historians explore the Pilgrims' experience on the Mayflower before creating a map of the journey a drawing of the ship.
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Rules, Rules, Rules

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders create their classroom rules.  In this Mayflower Compact lesson, 4th graders listen to the Plymouth story and learn about the Mayflower Compact.  Students analyze the Mayflower Compact and create a class compact of...
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Volunteering Requires Freedom of Choice

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore ways to volunteer. In this volunteerism and philanthropy lesson, students brainstorm how the early Americans benefited from philanthropy, then discuss how others benefit from our philanthropy and how we choose ways to...
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Sad Seasick Sailors

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students role play the voyage on the Mayflower. In this United States history lesson, students play the parts of Pilgrims and sailors and discuss how to solve various conflicts during the "journey."
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Make a Mini Mayflower

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Young scholars discover the importance and history behind the Thanksgiving feast. Using walnut shells and toothpicks, they construct models of the Mayflower and simulate giving them to the Native Americans for helping the Pilgrims survive.
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Thanksgiving Lessons Grades PreK-2

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
A quintessential resource for teaching an elementary unit on the first Thanksgiving addresses a variety of skills, including informational reading, critical thinking, comparing and contrasting facts, technology tools, and historical...
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Teaching About the First Thanksgiving

For Teachers Pre-K - 8th
Learners research information about the Mayflower, Pilgrims, the Plymouth Colony, the Wampanoags, and the first Thanksgiving. They take an online tour of the Mayflower, interpret timelines, create a postcard, and compare and contrast the...
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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. For 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.
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Planning for the Voyage - Pilgrim Study Unit

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students locate Plymouth, MA, Hudson River, Cape Cod, Holland and England on a map. They identify the reasons the Pilgrims came to the New World and explain how the investors and the colonists would each benefit from a new colony. After...
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Voyage of the Mayflower

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students research so they can write a story about a passenger on the Mayflower. They can also be divided into groups and role play the part of the passengers.
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Settling the Plymouth Colony

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students use the Internet and graphic organizers to research the Plymouth Colony the experience of the Pilgrims. Students compare and contrast different colonies and develop a timeline showcasing their research.
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Foundations of the Constitution

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore the Magna Carta and the Mayflower Compact.
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Writing: "Life Aboard the Mayflower"

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders listen to short story, Perilous Voyage on a Sweet Ship: Life Aboard the Mayflower, and examine lives of Pilgrims on the Mayflower by pretending they are pilgrim boys or girls on the Mayflower and writing about their 66...
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Settling the Plymouth Colony

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students label blank maps with the names of the New England Colonies. They explain the difficulties that the Pilgrims had and how hard they worked to survive in Plymouth.
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On the Mayflower Lesson Plan

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars build a model of the Mayflower inside of the classroom in order to learn about the voyage of the Mayflower and the hardships faced by its passengers. For this American history lesson, students work in small groups to...
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Mayflower and Speedwheel Trip to the New World

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders compare the voyage of the Speedwell versus the Mayflower. In this historical voyages lesson plan, 4th graders analyze the differences between the two voyages, learn about the conditions sailing aboard the Mayflower, and...
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What Did the Pilgrims Pack?

For Students 1st - 2nd
For this pilgrim supplies worksheet, students decide what the pilgrims took with them to America. Students cut out the pictures and put them in a the trunk.
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Exploring/Comparing Pilgrim Children: On the Mayflower

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders work in centers to explore and compare pilgrims of the past to modern day. They analyze what challenges they faced then and compare them with those faced today. Students describe individuals, events and ideas as they have...
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The Mayflower Compact Started It

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners examine the role the Mayflower Compact had in aiding the common good. They analyze the importance of the Compact and what affect it had on the colony. They write a paper summarizing how they interpreted the Compact itself.
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The Mayflower Compact

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils use primary source documents to discuss the Mayflower Compact and the story of the first Thanksgiving. They discover how the Pilgrims were influenced in developing a community and American democracy.
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New England News: All You Need to Know About the New England Colonies

For Teachers 3rd
Students explore the New England colonies inj this five lessons unit. The colonies of plymouth Rock, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, and Connecticut are highlighted through a variety of techniques.
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Groups Coming to America

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders use text or other references to locate different types of information about the Mayflower and pilgrims. They create a presentation for lower elementary classes about the Pilgrims.