What do you know about the origins of Thanksgiving?
How do your students understand Thanksgiving? Where do their views on the holiday come from? In this lesson plan, students share what they've been taught about Thanksgiving, and then compare a set of very different modern viewpoints on the holiday. FIND OUT MORE »
Explore what's known about early contact
Do you know the history of this modern Thanksgiving Day institution? [...] »
Historians often consider Puritan New England a model for the development of [...] »
Adopt strategies for analyzing the holiday
Discover the influence popular culture and dominant narratives can have on your [...] »
Test your Thanksgiving knowledge!