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372 resources with the concept thanksgiving

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Poetry

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore poetry. They write a variety of poetry using the writing process. Students choose a topic related to Thanksgiving and write a Thanksgiving themed poem. They write a rough draft and peer edit their poems. Students...
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Toilet Paper Tube Turkey

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students create "toilet paper tube" turkeys in this Thanksgiving Day art lesson for the early elementary classroom. The lesson suggests using toilet paper tubes, construction paper, googly eyes, scissors, and glue to create each turkey.
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Celebrating Thanksgiving

For Teachers 1st
First graders identify symbols associated with special days and give reasons for observing holidays. They compare families of long ago with todya and talk about the first Thanksgiving and how it is celebrated in modern times. For...
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Thanksgiving

For Teachers 1st
First graders examine the reasons for the Thanksgiving celebration in the United States. They research information about what type of items were used in the past and items that are currently used. They investigate life on the Mayflower...
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Turkey and Indians

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students color pictures and tape one to each side of a piece of cardboard. They line up opposite one another in the middle of the gymnasium about 4 feet apart. Designate each line as one of the groups that corresponds to the pictures on...
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The First Thanksgiving

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore the first Thanksgiving through the use of literature. Students discuss the pilgrims and where they came from as well as how the Native Americans helped the Pilgrims. Students create Pilgrim hats.
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Thanksgiving Placemats

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students discuss and list the things they are thankful for this year. They look for these words or things in magazines. They create a placemat with their pictures or words from the magazines. They share them with the class.
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Thanksgiving and Agriculture

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students listen to the book "The Pilgrim Story" and discuss the Pilgrims and why they came to America. Students role play the Thanksgiving story and write about how Pilgrims and Indians relate to them today.
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Thanksgiving

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students access a variety of Thanksgiving themed websites. They locate information on the Pilgrims and Native Americans. They examine Squanto, the Wampanoag Tribe, Samoset and the history of Thanksgiving.
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Wampanoag Indians

For Teachers K
Students read stories and listen to a brief lecture about the Wampanoag Indians, aspects of their culture and their role in the first Thanksgiving. They make a Wampanoag carrying pouch out of a paper bag and cook a corn cake as a class.
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Identifying Words That Name Actions

For Teachers 1st
First graders identify words that name actions as they discuss a variety of Thanksgiving activities.
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Thanksgiving Slide Show

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders produce a simple piece of writing given the topic sentence: "I am thankful for..." . Students translate their piece of writing into an electronic format using the software program KidPix. Students present their completed...