The Truth about The First Thanksgiving by James W. Loewen
Reproduced from Loewen's book "Lies My Teacher Told Me," this excerpt describes the original non-native settlers of what is now the United States and the impact they had on the natives.
From Teacher Scholastic.com. Research tools and starters for any report on Pilgrims.
The Pilgrims and Plymouth Colony: 1620
A study guide prepared by Duane A. Cline for use by teachers, students and anyone interested in learning more about the Pilgrims and their Pokanoket friends of the Wampanoag nation.
Contains a detailed account of the Mayflower ship, its ties to Plymouth Barbican, the journey, its passengers, and much more.
The Pilgrims and the First Thanksgiving
From About Famous People. Learn all about the Pilgrims, the Mayflower, and the First Thanksgiving.
A site devoted to the Mayflower, its passengers, and early colonial life.
Important first events for the Pilgrims.
Children's Literature in the Social Studies Curriculum. Mini-Unit for the Fifth Grade Level
Pilgrim Memorial State Park
Features: Historic Site, Interpretive Programs, restrooms and Scenic Viewing Area.
Plimoth Plantation offers primary living history exhibits, the 1627 Pilgrim Village, Wampanoag homesite and Mayflower II Exhibits. Visitors can experience what it was like that first Thanksgiving. Website offers a virtual tour.
Enchanted Learning's Mayflower Quiz
Best for elementary students who are reading well.