The Geeky Girl is back… This time with another interactive image focusing on an updated round of super cool Thanksgiving lesson plans, activities and games that can be utilized in your classroom prior to the upcoming break. So, if you’re in search of some tech-based Thanksgiving games to keep your students engaged before vacation, Edutech for Teachers has got you covered!
Just hover over the interactive image to find tons of Thanksgiving-themed games and interactive learning activities for students and/or skip past the graphic to find additional materials for teaching and learning about this popular American holiday.
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Additional Teaching & Learning Resources:
» Scholastic News – Learn about how the pilgrims reached America and celebrated the first Thanksgiving via videos, slideshows and a virtual field trip.
» TIME Magazine – An interesting article regarding “The Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Thanksgiving”.
» Teachers Love SMART Boards – A list of Thanksgiving-related activities that can be utilized with an interactive whiteboard.
» abcteach – Games, puzzles and coloring pages designed for elementary students.
» The Best Websites To Learn About Thanksgiving – From audio and video to engaging reading activities, Larry Ferlazzo’s comprehensive list of Thanksgiving web sites includes something for everyone!
» The History Channel – Tons of videos related to the origins, history and traditions related to Thanksgiving. A few noteworthy videos include The History of Thanksgiving and the Mayflower Deconstructed.
» National Geographic for Kids – Contains a funny fill-in turkey story/Mad Lib that can be used as for a writing activity.
» Thanksgiving Web Quest – Visit Web sites about the Pilgrims, the Wampanoag and the famous harvest feast and learn new facts along the way!
» 10 Thanksgiving Myths Dispelled – A cool infographic created by Misconception Junction.
» The Pilgrims and the First Thanksgiving – A web adventure in which students have to answer questions along the way.
» Thanksgiving Trivia – The Huffington Post challenges you to take the ultimate quiz about Turkey Day.
» Thanksgiving Quiz – Another fun holiday quiz created by Funnel Brain.
» How Thanksgiving Works – A variety of Thanksgiving related articles and videos about the History of Thanksgiving as well as related customs, traditions and more from the creators of How Stuff Works.
» What Really Happened? Comparing Stories of the First Thanksgiving – A great feature from the New York Times Learning Network that also contains links to other useful resources.
» Thanksgiving Teacher Resources – Cross-curricular lesson plans, projects and ideas as well as videos, slideshows, art activities and more!
» Thanksgiving Ideas for the Classroom – Interdisciplinary lesson plans, activity ideas and other curriculum resources from NEA.
Use the resources and materials listed above to teach students about the Thanksgiving holiday.