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Homeschooling Thanksgiving in a Culturally Sensitive Way

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Unfortunately, I see far too many stereotypes being promoted through homeschool resources and activities around Thanksgiving every year. This board is my place to share resources that are more historically accurate and culturally sensitive to native cultures.

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The Biggest Lies We Teach American Kids About Thanksgiving and Native Americans

Almost 400 years ago, a group of religious separatists from Plymouth, England, arrived in the "New World" on a ship called the Mayflower. The Native Americans these Pilgrims encountered took pity on them and taught them how to plant crops, the…

The converging forces, circumstances, personalities and events that propelled a group of English men and women west across the Atlantic in -- titling featuring Woolen Font, by Magpie Paper Works American Line, American History, American Literature, Thanksgiving History, American Frontier, Personal History, English Men, American Revolution, New Life

WGBH American Experience . The Pilgrims

From PBS and WETA. Acclaimed filmmaker Ric Burns explores the converging forces, circumstances, personalities and events that propelled a group of English men and women west across the Atlantic in 1620. Stripping away myth and bringing them to life, The Pilgrimsreveals individuals far different from those imagined in our national memory. With distinct and often riveting personal histories, passionate religious beliefs, and the will to survive -- even through violent means -- this Pilgrims…

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Free First Thanksgiving Unit Plans - virtual field trips, printable reproducables, letters from Pilgrims, games and activities for centers and more! Such a fabulous resource! Thanksgiving Videos, First Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving Activities, Holiday Activities, Thanksgiving History, Fun Activities, Unit Plan, School Holidays, Thanks

The First Thanksgiving Student Activities for Grades PreK-12

Find out how the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Native Americans celebrated the first Thanksgiving together at Plymouth Plantation. Teach students about this period in American history with Thanksgiving activities, resources, lesson plans, and teaching ideas about the voyage of the Mayflower, the daily life of the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag, and the first Thanksgiving feast.

THE SUPPRESSED SPEECH OF WAMSUTTA (FRANK B.) JAMES, WAMPANOAG  To have been delivered at Plymouth, Massachusetts, 1970 Plymouth Massachusetts, Day Of Mourning, Political Prisoners, The Freedom, American Indians, New England, Stuff To Do, Homeschooling, Thanksgiving

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THE SUPPRESSED SPEECH OF WAMSUTTA (FRANK B.) JAMES, WAMPANOAG To have been delivered at Plymouth, Massachusetts, 1970

Designed to help readers develop a critical eye about representations of American Indians in children's and young adult books Children's Literature, Popular Culture, Children's Books, American Indians, Kara, Homeschooling, Curriculum, Thanksgiving

Guest post: Kara Stewart, "Children's Books about Thanksgiving"

ARTICLE: Guest post: Kara Stewart, "Children's Books about Thanksgiving", on the American Indians in Children's Literature blog

ARTICLE: American Indians in Children's Literature (AICL): Looking for Children's Books about Thanksgiving? (Part article really makes you think about children's books and how they portray Native Americans in children's books about Thanksgiving. Pilgrims, Children's Literature, Native Americans, Children's Books, American Indians, Homeschooling, Nativity, Thanksgiving, Google Search

Looking for Children's Books about Thanksgiving? (Part 1)

Designed to help readers develop a critical eye about representations of American Indians in children's and young adult books

PDF article: Harvest Ceremony: Beyond the Thanksgiving Myth, a Study Guide. From the National Museum of the American Indian website. 4th Grade Social Studies, First Thanksgiving, National Museum, American Indians, Harvest, Study, Pilgrims, Activities, Education

PDF article: Harvest Ceremony: Beyond the Thanksgiving Myth, a Study Guide. From the National Museum of the American Indian website.

PDF file: American Indian Perspectives on Thanksgiving, from the National Museum of the American Indian.includes ideas for the classroom Thanksgiving History, Thanksgiving Projects, First Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving Traditions, Thanksgiving Recipes, Native American Heritage Month, Native American History, American Indians, American Day

PDF file: American Indian Perspectives on Thanksgiving, from the National Museum of the American Indian...includes ideas for the classroom

Designed to help readers develop a critical eye about representations of American Indians in children's and young adult books Thanksgiving Stories, Curious George, Children's Literature, Stories For Kids, American Indians, Homeschooling, Posts, Activities, Website

American Indians in Children's Literature (AICL)

Designed to help readers develop a critical eye about representations of American Indians in children's and young adult books

ARTICLE: A letter to parents about Thanksgiving.From the Teacher's Corner on the Understanding Prejudice website. Reading At Home, Reading Room, Teachers Corner, Letter To Parents, My Teacher, American History, Homeschooling, Thanksgiving, Lettering

A Letter to Parents About Thanksgiving

ARTICLE: A letter to parents about Thanksgiving....From the Teacher's Corner on the Understanding Prejudice website.

ARTICLE: Some Native Americans consider Thanksgiving to be a day to mourn. So, should the holiday be celebrated? Explore the pros and cons with this overview. Pilgrim Fathers, Day Of Mourning, Political Environment, Good Communication Skills, Home Schooling, Plymouth, Nativity, Homeschool, Native Americans

Is Celebrating Thanksgiving Hurtful to Native Americans?

Celebrating Thanksgiving from both Native Americans' and Pilgrims' points of view would remove many stereotypes.

A Journey to the New World: The Diary of Remember Patience Whipple, Mayflower, 1620 (Dear America Series) by Kathryn Lasky- I love reading this book aloud to my graders! Dear America Books, Kathryn Lasky, Books To Read, My Books, Journey, May Flowers, Chapter Books, Stories For Kids, Historical Fiction

A Journey to the New World: The Diary of Remember Patience Whipple, Mayflower, 1620 (Dear America Series)

A Journey to the New World: The Diary of Remember Patience Whipple, Mayflower, 1620 (Dear America Series) [Lasky, Kathryn] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Journey to the New World: The Diary of Remember Patience Whipple, Mayflower, 1620 (Dear America Series)

My Name Is America: The Journal of Jasper Jonathan Pierce : A Pilgrim Boy, Plymouth, 1620 by Ann Rinaldi Hardcover) for sale online Used Books, Books To Read, My Books, Dear America Books, Thanksgiving Books, Diary Book, My Name Is, Historical Fiction

My Name Is America: The Journal Of Jasper Jonathan Pierce, A Pilgrim Boy

My Name Is America: The Journal Of Jasper Jonathan Pierce, A Pilgrim Boy [Rinaldi, Ann] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. My Name Is America: The Journal Of Jasper Jonathan Pierce, A Pilgrim Boy