Friday, November 19, 2010
A Thanksgiving Unit from History Classroom
This year we are planning on watching this special on the History Channel and possibly working with the teachers guide and using their questions for discussions as written and oral narrations.
Another area we may actually explore and discuss is the relationships between the Pilgrims and the Natives.
We also might explore and learn more about Samoset and read more about Indians and Indian culture. Here is a book I would like to start on Monday entitled
"Indian Heroes and Great Chieftains".
and another entitled " Four American Indians" both from Heritage History.
* C-Span Classroom also has some interesting activities and videos.*
Sometimes our youngest gets very inspired when we do our read-alouds so I try to have a few things we can do a bit further like maybe an activity or a craft also. A Book in Time helps me with that so I can look up a few things we might want to do also. (scroll down to American History 1600's)
Here also are some webquests to check out:
Native American Webquest
Who Are the American Indians? - grade 6-8
I hope everyone has a happy safe Thanksgiving holiday~
Posted by tracey desrochers at 7:17 PM
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