* learn to use one type of graphic organizer, a Venn diagram.
* talk and read about the Thanksgiving celebration of 1621 at Plymouth.
* use the Venn diagram to compare the Pilgrim’s “First Thanksgiving” to our modern Thanksgiving Day.
* use an online tool to create a Venn diagram. (Optional)
* use the information in their diagrams as they organize and compose a brief essay about the similarities and differences between Thanksgiving celebrations then and now.