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Pilgrims and Plymouth Plantation.  Cheryl Romano, "The Pilgrims and Plymouth Plantation - A Virtual Tour," Mr. Navas, U.S. 1 class, Union City High School North, Union City, New Jersey, September 22, 2008.  See Mr. Navas's Podcast and Video pages.

The First Thanksgiving.  Nancy Tatum, “The First Thanksgiving,” Kindergarten PowerPoint Presentation (ppt) Slide Show (pps), Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools, DJ Montague Elementary School, Williamsburg, Virginia, undated, retrieved Monday, November 23, 2009.  “This activity began as a project with pre-service teachers from The College of William and Mary.  I asked the students to help create an introduction to a unit on Native Americans.” History of Thanksgiving

Teaching the Story of Thanksgiving to Students.  Chelsie Slater, Steven Holliday, Brittany Allen, "Thanksgiving," PowerPoint Lessons, Dr. Ronald Helms, College of Education and Human Services, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, Fall 2007.  "The purpose of this unit is to bring the foundational elements of Thanksgiving to our students at a developmentally appropriate level."

The First Thanksgiving, Jeremy Brumfield, "The First Thanksgiving," PowerPoint Presentation, 5th Grade, Lawnton Elementary School, Central Dauphin School District, Lawnton, Pennsylvania, undated, retrieved October 20, 2011.  Addressing questions such as: What is Thanksgiving? When did it start?  Why do we celebrate Thanksgiving?  Who were the Pilgrims?  What events led to the Pilgrims leaving England?, What would it have been like aboard the Mayflower? How was life on Plymouth Colony? Who were the Native Americans? Why was Squanto important to the Pilgrims? What was it like at the first Thanksgiving?  How did Thanksgiving become a holiday?

What do you think are the best short Thanksgiving stories to teach children what Thanksgiving is all about?


Thanksgiving Turkey History and Tips on Turkey Cooking.  Nolan Rayne, WADS/SE, “Happy Thanksgiving - A Little History, A Couple of Facts and Some Safety,” Naval Safety Center, Norfolk, Virginia November 2005.  Featuring slides on the history of Thanksgiving and the history of the turkey in the U.S., common turkey cooking mistakes, cross-contamination, thawing, turkey cooking tips, leftovers, refrigeration, deep fried turkey safety tips and turkey carving knife safety.

Books About Thanksgiving for Elementary School Children.  Jennifer Hodges, Media Specialist, “Fill your Cornucopia with these Thanksgiving Treats – Books About Thanksgiving,” project for Course LIS 6303 Preparing Instructional Media, School of Library and Information Science, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, Fall 2008 


Thanksgiving PowerPoint Backgrounds.  Laura Bergells , "Thanksgiving PowerPoint Backgrounds," Free Thanksgiving PowerPoint Templates, Thanksgiving-Handiwork, Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 14, 2007

Thanksgiving Means More Than Giving Thanks.  Trish Baker, Education World, "Thanksgiving Means More Than Giving Thanks," ThanksWebQuest 2009, Education World - Lesson plans and Webquests already created, INFOhio Information Network for Ohio Schools, Columbus, Ohio, October 19, 2009

The Truth About the First Thanksgiving - A History Mystery!  No author credited, "The truth about the first Thanksgiving - A History Mystery!," undated, retrieved November 23, 2009

Taking a Closer Look at Thanksgiving.  Rebecca Winterson, "Taking a Closer Look at Thanksgiving," SUNY Cortland -  ICC 523, International Communications and Culture Department, State University of New York at Cortland, Cortland, New York, November 13, 2008 

Thanksgiving: Past and Present.  No author credited, "Thanksgiving: Past and Present," Henderson County Schools, Henderson, Kentucky, K-12 elementary, Technology, Kindergarten, August 2004 Unit Organizer, retrieved November 5, 2009

Thanksgiving Lesson for the First Grade.  Leigh Ann Eagle, "Thanksgiving," PowerPoint Lessons, ED 417-02, Dr. Ronald Helms, College of Education and Human Services, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, Spring 2007

Why is Thanksgiving on Thursday? Yayoi Spurgeon, Thanksgiving PowerPoint Presentation, Montana Adult Basic and Literacy Education, Office of Public Instruction, English as a Second Language instruction, Montana Literacy Information and Communication System (LINCS), Northwest LINCS, November 18, 2010.  Answers to such questions as Why is Thanksgiving on Thursday?

Thanksgiving Jeopardy.  Innovative Thanksgiving in teaching children in game format about the history of Thanksgiving.  Mrs. White's Second Grade Class, Central Elementary, Seaford School District, Seaford, Delaware

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