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.
The First Thanksgiving: Virtual Field Trips, Videos, and Slideshow. Plimoth Plantation: Slideshow Tour Tour the fields and homes of the Pilgrims and watch the Wampanoag at work in this slideshow tour of the Pilgrim Village and Wampanoag Homesite.
The First Thanksgiving: Virtual Field Trips, Videos, and Slideshow. Wampanoag Homesite: Witness the day-to-day life of the indigenous people who were part of the Wampanoag Nation in this video for all grades.
"Wonderful site to use in the classroom. Historical fiction letters from wampanoag and pilgrim children, interactive activities, comparing and contrasting the daily lives of the wampanoag and pilgrims, virtual field trips and many more teacher resources!
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
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!