Nov 8, 2012
David

5 Free Thanksgiving Sites for Students and Teachers (K-12)

Here are 5 free and fantastic Thanksgiving themed online destinations for students and teachers. (Grades K-12)

 

Internet4Classrooms 

The Thanksgiving section on this great classroom resource website offers many links to general information on Thanksgiving, as well as poetry and crafts.

internet4classrooms thanksgiving 5 Free Thanksgiving Sites for Students and Teachers (K 12)

The History Channel

Students and teachers can find THC’s multimedia video and article platform here. It is full of information on not just the holiday, but also on pilgrims, Puritanism, the Mayflower Compact, the thirteen colonies, and more.

the history channel thanksgiving 5 Free Thanksgiving Sites for Students and Teachers (K 12)

Scholastic

This classic destination for educators offers printables, reading material, interactive activities, and even a “Mayflower Virtual Field Trip.”

scholastic thanksgiving 5 Free Thanksgiving Sites for Students and Teachers (K 12)

The Pilgrim Hall Museum

The museum (located in Plymouth, Massachusetts) hosts a great site full of information on Thanksgiving, Pilgrims, Native Americans and more. Materials include insightful records such as the Mayflower passenger list, provisions lists for Plymouth Rock, and lists of Native and Colonial leaders.

pilgrim hall museum thanksgiving 5 Free Thanksgiving Sites for Students and Teachers (K 12)

The Library of Congress

This is the top site for primary sources on all things Thanksgiving. Resources include a teacher’s guide, images, and audio and video documentation. Resources can even be sorted by common core, state content, and organizations.

library of congress thanksgiving 5 Free Thanksgiving Sites for Students and Teachers (K 12)

 

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