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This Unit is recommended for K- 5th+. It has been designed
to be completed in four weeks. Your students will learn about
. If needed, read over General
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on multi-level teaching.
Reading Suggestions - Using A Beka, Our American Heritage,
38-47 (Miles Standish, Pilgrims, Mayflower), 3+
48-61 (Squanto, Thanksgiving), 3+
Reading Suggestions - Using Literature (All of these could
be use as read-alouds):
Life in the Pilgrim Colony, 1636 by Paul Erickson. 48pgs,
Know Much About the Pilgrims by Kenneth Davis. 45 pgs,
You Sailed on the Mayflower by Ann McGovern.
Mayflower, The. by Susan Whitehurst. 24 pgs, illus.
Secret, William Bradford, Excellent historical fiction with
Standish: Plymouth Colony Leader by Susan Martins Miller.
76 pgs, color.
Strange New Land : Elizabeth's Diary by Patricia Hermes.
(Dear America series), 110 pgs.
journey: The Story of the First Thanksgiving by Joseph Bruchac.
unpaged, illus. Squanto recounts how in 1614 he was captured
by the British, sold into slavery in Spain, and ultimately
returned to the New World to become a guide and friend for
Thanksgiving on Thursday by Mary Pope Osborne. Magic Treehouse
series. 73 pgs, b/w illus.
Journey to the New World, Plymouth, 1920. (Check your library)
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