|What year did the
Pilgrims sail to America? Go to an informational website about Pilgrims
to find the answer.
|In the fall, leaves turn
many different colors. What color are the leaves in the fall? On this
website look at the pictures to see what colors the leaves become in
|During Autumn it
also the time for pumpkins. Visit the pumpkin
website and find out what sound "u" makes in the word pumpkin. The
students can also make their own pumpkin.
|Go to the Thanksgiving
Website and find out the symbol of Thanksgiving.
Real World Activity
Imagine you are a scientist and you can travel back in time. So you decide to visit the First Thanksgiving. Your job is to observe the Pilgrims and their surroundings because the First Thanksgiving was during fall season. Draw the fall leaves that the Pilgrims would have seen. For example, you can draw trees with the color of fall leaves. Be sure to draw accurate pictures because your examples will be shown to others.
1) Visit the websites linked above to gather information for your picture.
2) Draw your pictures of the fall leaves using the information you learned.
3) Describe your drawing to your teacher so he or she can write your descriptions and facts.
4) Then your picture will be posted and shown to others.
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