Tuesday, September 8, 2015

American History The Pilgrims

The myths surrounding the Pilgrims sometimes will surprise us.  But the truth is even more interesting! Even though I learned about this time period in school, when I went to this website, I learned some new facts!


 to leak - water coming into the ship
to crew - the sailors who sail the ship
 ashore - go to the coast
engraven  carve

originally hard g
Pilgrims pil grims
crew -  cru
time long i
native - long a
tribe - long i


Why were the Puritans unhappy with living in England?
Where did they move first?
Why did they leave?
What was the name of the ship that took them to America?
In what year did they sail?
Where did they land in North America?
Which tribe of Indians helped the Pilgrims learn how to farm?
Who was the first governor of the Pilgrims?
How long did the first Thanksgiving feast last?
Who was invited?
What drink was served?

Why is religious freedom important?
Explain why the pilgrims felt they had to have a new place to live.

Lesson Plan by Rachael Alice Orbach - Professional English teacher


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