Thanksgiving is a day to give thanks for God, friends, family, food, shelter and anything else you
are thankful for.
The student will be able to understand the reasons why the Pilgrims and other passengers came to America.
Investigate the authentic clothing worn by European immigrants to North America then create historically accurate hats to wear in reenactments.
* investigate the Pilgrims—who they were and why they came to America.
* problem solve and evaluate items needed for coming to the New World.
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.