A Scholastic video showing the children what life in the Pilgrim village was like. (Great segment for comparing and contrasting. fits well with "long ago and today.") The First Thanksgiving: Virtual Field Trips, Videos, and Slideshow
CC cycle 3 week 2 This would be a social studies lesson. This video is a lesson on pilgrims. It is a video that talks about pilgrims but also makes it easy for the students to understand. I would show this video then have an activity afterwards.
Pilgrim activities for kids, ideas for lessons about the First Thanksgiving, and Wampanoag fact can be found in this social studies post along with books, printables and how to make an interactive notebook or lapbook.
Talk Like a Pilgrim: List of common phrases and historic expressions with audio. For example, instead of saying, "Congratulations!" the Pilgrims might have said, "Huzzah!" Talk Like a Pilgrim Day would be so much fun for November!
Virtual tour of the Plimouth Plantation where the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Indians celebrated the first Thanksgiving - features interviews about the daily lives of the pilgrims and the Wampanoag people, as well as how they gave thanks
Thanksgiving morning work - This resource teaches reading, editing, and writing skills. Students are engaged in learning right away while you take attendance and lunch count. This monthly activity is part of a package - Morning Message for