Looking forward to Thanksgiving dinner is as American as the apple pie students may sort in this lesson! From red cranberry sauce to orange sweet potatoes, your child will have a blast sorting and categorizing foods.
Thanksgiving offers an opportunity to teach young students about early days in the original colonies. Students will discover the purpose and people involved in the first Thanksgiving and share their knowledge in the form of a pageant.
Use this lesson to give your students an opportunity to share about their family traditions. Prior to the lesson, they'll complete a worksheet to gather information about the way their family honors their culture and beliefs with traditions. They'll bring their information back to the classroom to share with their peers.
Gabi Garcia's "Listening With My Heart" provides students with an opportunity to reflect on ways to extend themselves compassion all year long. This engaging lesson supports students in understanding what kindness is, as well as how to be kind to themselves and others in their daily lives.