Create a Venn diagram to compare the Pilgrim’s “First Thanksgiving” with today’s Thanksgiving celebration.
Students will recognize that our modern day Thanksgiving celebration has developed throughout history.
Thanksgiving is a day to give thanks for God, friends, family, food, shelter and anything else you
are thankful for.
Learn the truth about the “First Thanksgiving.”
By exploring myths surrounding the Wampanoag, the pilgrims, and the “first Thanksgiving,” this lesson asks students to think critically about commonly believed myths regarding the Wampanoag Indians in colonial America.