What Are You Thankful For?


This TopicQuest was designed for Ms. Greene's Kindergarten Class at Clyattville Elementary School
Designed By Jamie Herring, a Valdosta State University Preservice Teacher


Click on the picture to the left to go to websites.
christophercolumbus
Who was Christopher Columbus?  What did he discover? Check out this web page to find out everything about Christopher Columbus!
cornucopia
We celebrate Thanksgiving in November. Why do we celebrate this holiday?
turkey
Turkeys are usually associated with Thanksgiving.  Use this website to find out about turkeys.
Columbus What was the Mayflower really like? Take a virtual tour of the Mayflower on this website.
pilgrims
Who were the Pilgrims and where did they come from? Where did the Pilgrims live? How did they dress?



Mission Activity

Let's pretend that we lived in 1492 when Columbus was alive.  We are going to be reporters for the newspaper where Columbus was from.  Our job is to write an article about Columbus and his journey to the new land.  Our boss wants us to draw a picture to put in the newspaper with our article.
Christopher Columbus
Mission Activity Steps

1. Explore some of the websites above to help us make some decisions about the information that we should write about in our article.
2. Then we will discuss the information and write down the important facts.
3. Draw a picture to accompany our article in the newspaper.




Happy Thanksgiving

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TopicQuest Lesson Plan