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Thanksgiving

Holidays & Events

Low Int – Int
Teens & Adults
Grades 6–12

Students learn basic history about the thanksgiving holiday. Key vocabulary is introduced and reviewed. The lesson includes discussion questions and a class survey.

Note: This lesson covers the history of this holiday in both the US and Canada. The reading uses the term "Native Americans" when referring to Indigenous people in the US. In Canada, we use the term "Indigenous Peoples." The digital version is currently only available in American English.

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Focus

topic-based
4-skills

Vocabulary

harvest
ceremony
Native
European
pray
Pilgrim
starvation
disease
survive
feast
celebrate
traditional
A spinning paper plane
A spinning paper plane