What do you know about the origins of Thanksgiving?
How do your students understand Thanksgiving? Where do their views on the holiday come from? In this lesson plan, students share what they've been taught about Thanksgiving, and then compare a set of very different modern viewpoints on the holiday. FIND OUT MORE »
Explore what's known about early contact
Make sure that your students know not all Native Americans lived in tipis or [...] »
Do you know the history of this modern Thanksgiving Day institution? [...] »
Adopt strategies for analyzing the holiday
How do you broach the complicated issues surrounding Thanksgiving with early [...] »
Take a variety of perspectives into account before moving past the first [...] »
Test your Thanksgiving knowledge!